Liberty & Justice Gala
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The 15th Annual Liberty & Justice Gala will be held on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at The Gallery Event Space in the Power & Light District.
The annual Liberty & Justice Gala is the primary fundraising event in support of KCMBF programs. It is also a celebration of the accomplishments the Foundation is making in the community.
In addition to celebrating the Legacy Award recipient, there will be a silent and live auction featuring items and experiences with values ranging from $20 to priceless. The silent auction will offer items that appeal to everyone.
Want to get involved in the Gala?
Join the auction committee! Email Kelly Dilllman at email@example.com today.
Call for Nominations
Each year during the Gala, the Liberty & Justice Legacy Award is presented to individuals who, by their extraordinary efforts, have demonstrated a unique dedication to the principles of liberty and justice by virtue of professional service, community services, exercise of civic responsibility and promotion of the general welfare of a democratic system of government.
Nominations must be received no later than June 2, 2017
Send nominations to:
Kelly Dillman, Foundation Director
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Foundation
Two Pershing Square, 2300 Main Street, Suite 100
Kansas City MO 64108
Liberty & Justice Award Recipients
Hon. Cynthia L. Martin, 2016
J. Kent Emison, 2015
Mayor Sylvester “Sly” James, 2014
Hon. Gary Fenner and Hon. Peggy McGraw, 2013
Larry McMullen, 2012
Hon. J.D. Williamson, Jr., 2011
Hon. William Ray Price, Jr., 2010
Jerome T. Wolf, 2009
Hon. Scott O. Wright, 2008
James R. Wyrsch, 2007
Bobbie Lou Nailling-Files, 2006
Robert C. Welch, 2005
R. Lawrence Ward, 2004
C. Patrick McLarney, 2003