Fairfax businesses watchful after car break-ins

Fairfax business owners are being alerted to take precautions after car break-ins and thefts of property from vehicles in the industrial area of Kansas City, Kan., according to the Fairfax Industrial Association.

Employees are being asked to be alert and keep belongings stored inside their trunks, out of sight.

President to honor Sporting KC at White House

On Oct. 1, President Obama will welcome Sporting Kansas City to the White House to honor the team and its victory in the 2013 MLS Cup Championship.

This visit will continue the tradition begun by President Obama of honoring sports teams for their efforts to give back to their communities.

The event will take place at about 1:35 p.m.

Fall homes and garden tour to be Sept. 27

A fall homes and garden tour Satuday, Sept. 27, is sponsored by the Bonner Springs School District’s Education Foundation.

Five homes in Bonner Springs and Lake Forest are on the homes and garden tour.

The tour begins at 10 a.m. and runs through 4 p.m. Tickets are $15 and are available in six places in downtown Bonner Springs: The Pink Zebra Boutique, Dee Dee Jewelry and Vintage Décor, This and That, City Hall, and Flip.

Also sponsoring the event are Bonner Springs Tourism in cooperation with the Downtown Bonner Springs Specialty Retail Merchants.

For more information, visit www.usd204.net/education foundation.