The Clay County Economic Development Council will hold its annual State of the Cities event July 14 at Harrah’s North Kansas City.
The luncheon will include a city-by-city update of economic activity in Clay County and its communities. Networking begins at 11 a.m. with lunch and the presentations commencing at 11:30.
The EDC has invited Kansas City, Excelsior Springs, Kearney, Smithville, Lawson, Claycomo, North Kansas City, Gladstone, Liberty and Pleasant Valley.
These events have traditionally featured updates on public and private developments in Clay County and its largest communities. Past highlights have included several surprises, along with friendly community competition and humor.