Speaker Date Topic
Nancy Wormington & Renata Rua Oct 19, 2018
KC Irish Center
KC Irish Center
Samantha McCloud and Shahad Sadeq Oct 26, 2018
Architecture Institute of America /KC Chapter
Architecture Institute of America /KC Chapter

Equity in the Workplace - AIA Kansas City, a local chapter for the American Institute of Architects, is stepping up to address access to advancement in the profession. Samantha McCloud and Shahad Sadeq, co-chairs of the organization’s Equity in Architecture committee, will share their stories on validating the conversation on diversity & inclusion, using research to activate progress, and implementing strategies that work to improve equity in the workplace for all.

Debra Anderson Nov 02, 2018
VFW and WW1 Centennial
VFW and WW1 Centennial

Debra Anderson was sworn in on Monday, October 17, 2016, as the newest Commissioner to the United States World War One Centennial Commission. She was appointed to the position by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) organization, where she is the Quartermaster General. The swearing-in took place in a small ceremony hosted by the VFW National Headquarters in Kansas City.

The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission is a Congressional Commission, created to provide public outreach, education programs, and commemorative events for America’s involvement in World War One. Congress also authorized the Commission to create the new National World War One Memorial in Washington D.C. Centennial Commission members are appointed by Congress, by the President of the United States, and by the American Legion and the VFW.

Al Eidson Nov 09, 2018
Eidson & Partners

About Eidson & Partners

From our start in 1995, we have focused on helping clients that are trying to do something new.

Our team has been involved with the marketing, and in many cases development, of 200+ new products. Our client list includes Microsoft, Sprint, H&R Block, Smith Electric Vehicles, Clifford Development, the Propane Education & Research Council and important agriculture groups including MN Farm Bureau and the National Pork Board.

Beginning in 2011, we began work on a Kansas City-based business accelerator and launched the organization, SparkLabKC, with an initial class of ten companies in 2013, followed by a second call in 2014 and a third class in 2015.

Business strategies are the focus of our business and we have a history of doing whatever it takes to get a new product or venture to market. Along the way, we have convinced a number of clients to suspend work on a product and retool, or completely abandon their concept.

Randy Steinman, Club President Nov 16, 2018
Happy Thanksgiving!
Happy Thanksgiving!
Morning Meeting- Speaker TBD Nov 30, 2018
Lindsay Stodden, Volunteer Coodinator Dec 07, 2018
Operation Breakthrough
Operation Breakthrough
Larry, Cassy &Jerry, Scott Weaver, Jeff Deatherage Dec 14, 2018
Plaza 32nd Anniversary Special
Trey Alford, Asst. US Attorney Dec 21, 2018
Largest Social Security Fraud Scheme in American history
Largest Social Security Fraud Scheme in American history

Trey will discuss the investigation and prosecution of Eric C. Conn, an Eastern Kentucky Social Security disability attorney who conspired with health care providers and Social Security administrative law judges to defraud the Social Security Administration of an estimated $550 million in disability payments.  This case involved the largest Social Security fraud scheme in American history.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Trey Alford is a federal prosecutor in Kansas City, Missouri where he has prosecuted federal cases for the past ten years.  Prior to serving as a federal prosecutor, Trey worked for two years as an Associate at Shook, Hardy & Bacon, a large Kansas City law firm, where he defended pharmaceutical manufacturers in products liability litigation.  Prior to his stint in private practice, Trey served for seven years in the U.S. Army’s Judge Advocate General’s Corps attaining the rank of Major before resigning his commission. 



Happy Holidays!
Happy Holidays!
Lisa Murphy Jan 04, 2019
Health & Wellness Coach
Morning Meeting- Speaker TBD Jan 11, 2019
Joanna Bradley Jan 18, 2019
Daughters of the American Revolution- US 250th Anniversary
Sister Rose McLarney Jan 25, 2019
Journey to New Life- Women Exiting Prison
Bob Kendrick Feb 01, 2019
Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
Morning Meeting- Speaker TBD Feb 08, 2019
Morning Meeting- Speaker TBD Feb 15, 2019
Morning Meeting- Speaker TBD Feb 22, 2019
Morning Meeting- Speaker TBD Mar 01, 2019
UMKC Enactus Team Mar 08, 2019
Morning Meeting- Speaker TBD Mar 15, 2019
St. Patrick's Day
Morning Meeting- Speaker TBD Mar 22, 2019
Morning Meeting- Speaker TBD Mar 29, 2019
Morning Meeting- Speaker TBD Apr 05, 2019
Morning Meeting- Speaker TBD Apr 12, 2019