High Aspirations’ Annual Mentors Challenge Banquet, will be held this year on Thursday, November 8, 2018. The evening is sure to be a phenomenal gathering of Kansas City’s business and civic leaders.
The list of prior Mentors Challenge co-chairs, honorary co-chairs, co-champions and sponsors include Henry W. Bloch; William H. Dunn, Sr.; Marianne & Bill Dunn, Jr.; the Honorable Brian and Michelle Wimes; Gayle and Bruce Krigel; Anita and Gary Maltbia; Dana & Doug Nelson; Karen Daniel; Tammy Edwards; Margaret and Marlin Fiola; Rico Tejeda; Tom Bloch; and Barnett Helzberg.
This year’s special guest speaker is Edward Joseph (Ed) Dwight, Jr. Ed Dwight, Jr. is a critically acclaimed sculptor and former test pilot who was the first African-American to be trained as an astronaut. We will also have the privilege of honoring Ralph Reid.