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The Native Sons created the "Outstanding Native Kansas Citian of the Year" award in 1973. Later, this was shortened to the "Outstanding Kansas Citian" award that endures today.  List of past recipients

The 44th Annual Gala to honor the Outstanding Kansas Citian!

Honorable Frank White, Jr.

Jackson County Executive

The Outstanding Kansas Citian event celebrates more than 84 years of work by NSDKC as it recognizes each year’s honoree. It is a night that members and their guests celebrate ongoing efforts to preserve the city’s rich heritage and to provide the resources for projects that will share Kansas City’s history with future generations.

Kansas City Council and Mayor

Recognize our 2016

Outstanding Kansas Citian

August 18, 2016

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Join us
November 10, 2016
Kia Diamond Club

Kauffman Stadium
Kansas City, Missouri

Reception and silent auction, 6 p.m.
Dinner, 7 p.m.  |  Program, 8 p.m.

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Program Highlights

Presentation of the marker honoring
Jackson County Sports Authority

Presentation of the
Outstanding Kansas Citian Award
to Frank White

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or call 913-207-3310

We wish to thank the following sponsors for their support of the
2015 Outstanding Kansas Citian Award Dinner

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