Downtown KC Urban Hero nominations due this Friday

2017 Urban Heroes: Deb Churchill, Andrew Bracker, Julie Nelson Meers, Vince Bryant and Matt Staub

Do you know someone who is passionately working to make Downtown Kansas City a better place?

You can show your appreciation by nominating them for an Urban Hero Award from the Downtown Council! And, you’ll need to hurry. The nomination deadline is on Friday.

Your input is essential in identifying the most qualified candidates for these honors, which will be presented at the DTC Annual Luncheon in January 2018.

Please consider making a nomination for this year’s award.

This Urban Hero award recognizes small businesses and individuals who are passionate about making Downtown KC a more vibrant place to live, work and play.

The most recent set of Urban Hero awards went to five individuals, including Andrew Bracker, the City of Kansas City; Vince Bryant, 3D Development Group; Deb Churchill, The City Market; Julie Nelson Meers, mobank; and Matt Staub, community leader and member of the KC Streetcar Authority.

The award is given to those who have worked to improve the quality of life Downtown.  Click here to make your nomination.

And, remember, the deadline for nominations is this Friday, Aug. 4.

For more information, contact Ann Holliday,, or Julie Shippy,