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Tasty Topic Talk Luncheon with Guests from Big Brothers Big Sisters

Tuesday, June 22 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm • Organized By Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
2657 Independence Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64124


TOPIC: Big Brothers & Big Sisters Programs

TALK: Guest Speakers:

  • Kevin Clarke is the Director of Corporate Partnerships at Big Brothers Big Sister Kansas City. He has been with the BBBSKC and creating new relationships with businesses across Kansas City since 2018. With a background in nonprofits and education he has seen the power of mentorship and positive relationships firsthand. As a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln he is also a big Cornhusker fan!
  • Joey Schmidt is the Corporate Partnerships Coordinator at Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City. He has been with BBBSKC since 2019 and is a proud Big Brother to his Little, Deombre, since August of 2020. Joey received his Bachelor’s from the University of Louisville followed by a Master’s in Secondary Education from the University of Missouri- St Louis. As a former teacher, he is passionate about education, equity, and social justice work around Kansas City & beyond.

TASTY: Restaurant TBA

Join the NEKC Chamber of Commerce members, stakeholders and community to listen, learn and discuss the Hot Topics in our business community. We offer our discussion space in a Hybrid form.....

You can ZOOM with your own Brown Bag lunch or venture out and EXPLORE....

DISCOVER and Dine in our sanitized, safe, clean and physically distanced Community meeting room where lunch will be provided by one of our locally owned restaurant..... . RSVP is requested.

For $25 you can explore a fascinating tour of our offices and community Resource Center! Discover some of the best food in KC! EXPERIENCE e the World on Independence Avenue!! Explore, Discover & Experience your membership Resources!

Meeting ID: 825 4101 9323

Passcode: 963605

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Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
2657 Independence Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64124
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