2017 Urban Heroes to be honored at special event

The 2016 Urban Heroes will welcome the 2017 award winners at a special reception on Jan. 24. The 2016 honorees included, from left, Deb Churchill, The City Market; Andrew Bracker, City of Kansas City; Julie Nelson Meers, mobank; Vince Bryant, 3D Development; and Matt Staub, KC Streetcar advocate.

The Downtown Council – in preparation for its Annual Luncheon next month – will honor four community champions with Urban Hero status during a very special event next month.

Make plans to join us at the Urban Hero Reception from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24 at Suitable Technologies Inc., 1200 Main St., Suite 4200. Our Urban Heroes are passionate about making Downtown Kansas City a more vibrant place to live, work and play. Light hor d’oeuvres and beverages will be provided.

2017 Urban Hero Honorees:

Tickets are $20 each, and you may purchase tickets at https://2018urbanhero.eventbrite.com. DTC Annual Luncheon sponsors may receive complimentary tickets as part of their sponsorship package.  Contact Ashley Broockerd to make your reservation, abroockerd@evenergy.com.

In addition, don’t forget to join us at the Annual Luncheon at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 26. Reserve your sponsorship and or purchase tickets at www.downtownkc.org/annual-luncheon/registration/.