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Meet the Makers! Engaging Local Leaders in KC

Wednesday, February 28 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm • Organized By Rockhurst University
1100 Rockhurst Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64110


Are you curious about how Charlie Hustle has achieved extreme growth in Kansas City? What about how so many makers are leveraging civic pride? How to make a name in the food industry in KC? Or how to balance a full-time job while you have a creative business you've always wanted to pursue?

These Kansas City leaders have the answers. Learn from some of the most innovative minds of KC, including:

- Chase McAnulty, owner and CEO at Charlie Hustle
- Tyler Enders, co-founder of Made in KC
- Chef Celina Tio, owner of The Belfry and featured on Top Chef and Iron Chef
- Audrey Masoner '00, co-author of children's book Mayor Sly and the Magic Bow Tie

The Young Alumni Council invites all alumni and friends of the University to an evening at Rockhurst learning from each of our speakers. Presented in a TED Talk format, each speaker will hit on their experiences in the KC makers market.

5:30 p.m. | doors open and social hour
6:30 p.m. | TED Talk presentations
7:30 p.m. | meet the makers!
Katie Bolton
Rockhurst University
(816) 501-4551
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1100 Rockhurst Rd
Kansas City, Missouri 64110
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