Kindest Kansas Citian 2018


28th Annual Kindest Kansas Citian Awards 

Friday, May 4, 2018 | 6:00 PM
Kansas City Zoo | 6800 Zoo Dr, Kansas City, MO 64132 


Joining us for the evening? Here's what you need to know....

Like all Synergy events, you will receive no hard copy tickets. Simply give your name at the registration table located at the main entrance of the Zoo.

6:00-7:15 p.m. Pre-program Fun: Arrve at 6:00 p.m. to enjoy an exclusive opportunity to view some of the animals on exhibit after hours, take a ride on the carousel, buy raffle tickets for amazing baskets, enjoy a drink from the open bar and snack on delicious sliders and street tacos.

7:15-9:00 p.m. Dinner & Awards Program: Grab some more food from the buffet and take a seat at your table. The Awards program honoring Bill & Christy Gautreaux, Anita Gorman and our 2018 Kindest Kansas Citians will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Tropics Tent. (A map will be provided to you that evening showing its location, along with the location of animals on exhibit, food stations and open restrooms.)

Park in any available spot in the Zoo parking lot. Golf carts driven by Zoo employees will be available at the entrance to give rides to those who need them to get around to the activities and to the Tropics Tent for the program.

Business Casual

There will be vegetarian and gluten free options available. Conact Anne Vigliaturo if you have other dietary restrictions

In Case of Rain
If significant rain is in the forecast for that night, you'll receive an email from Anne Vigliaturo with more information.


Still Need Tickets?

If you haven't yet purchased tickets or secured your sponsorship, there's still time! All the info you need is at the bottom of the page. Come join us for this heartwarming evening! You’ll laugh, you’ll cry and you’ll help spread kindness in our community by funding our STOP Violence program, which provides anti-bullying education in metro area schools.


Honorary Stars                            Chairperson

                                                   Christy & Bill Gautreaux                                                              Brynn McCan
                                                             Anita Gorman


Presenting Sponsor


Visionary Sponsors

Christy & Bill Gautreaux


Vanguard Sponsors

Ann & Tom Isenberg


Guardian Sponsors



Champion Sponsors




Carol & Tom Barnett | BMO Harris Bank | Botwin Commercial Development, Diane Botwin & Mike Vessels

Curry Real Estate Services | Patty & Charles Garney | Lisa A. Gioia, CPA | McCown Gordon Construction

 Laura & Ruben Perin  | Irv Robinson | Roswitha & Ken Schaffer | Robin Winner


Friend Sponsors

Anastasia & James Bernard | Judy & Tom Bowser |  Linnea & Raymond Brock  

Nancy & John Dillingham Don Hall | Shirley Bush Helzberg


Tickets & Sponsorship

Email Anne Vigliaturo or give her a call at 816.505.4785 for more information on tickets and sponsorship. Or check out sponsorship opportunties here....

Thank you for your commitment to nurturing kindness in Kansas City! 

Check out photos from the 2017 KKC Awards Celebration.

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