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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 45th Annual Gala to honor the Outstanding Kansas Citian!

Honorable Alvin Brooks

The Outstanding Kansas Citian event celebrates more than 85 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.


Join us
November 14, 2017
Tuesday, Evening

The Grand Ballroom

Kansas City Convention Center

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 the
Kansas City Metropolitain Crime Commission

Presentation of the
Outstanding Kansas Citian Award
to Alvin Brooks

Call 913-207-3310

We wish to thank the following sponsors for their support of the
2016 Outstanding Kansas Citian Award Dinner

To Purchase the 2016 DVD

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Platinum Sponsor
Kansas City Convention Center


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For Information On Becoming A Sponsor for 2017 Call 913-207-3310