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River Heroes Gala Nov. 12

Faultless Event Space in the historic West Bottoms
Kansas City, MO  6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Please join Missouri River Relief in honoring River Heroes Tony Jean Dickerson and the Hulston Family Foundation at the River Heroes Gala on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 at the Faultless Event Space in Kansas City.

The Missouri River will be the backdrop at this spacious and historic venue in Kansas City’s West Bottoms area. Enjoy drinks, dinner, live music by the Kaw Mountain Band, a silent auction and awards presentations from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Tony Dickerson and the Hulston Family Foundation have been instrumental in enabling Missouri River Relief to continue its mission of connecting people to the Missouri River.

Save The Date!

When:  November 12, 2015

Where:  Faultless Event Space (
1009 W. 8th St.
Kansas City, MO 64101 

What:  River Heroes Gala to honor Tony Jean Dickerson and the Hulston Family Foundation. (See the amazing accomplishments of our River Heroes in the sidebar on this page.)

Cost: $50 per person. To RSVP and purchase tickets, please click here.

The History

The West Bottoms were founded around the 1860s with the arrival of the railroads and was the original downtown of Kansas City.  The proximity of the two rivers and the flat land for railroads quickly made this location the economic engine of the area.  The area capitalized on the industrial revolution of the railroad industry allowing for the Livestock Exchange to be the distribution hub of Midwestern cattle around the nation and other smaller industires such as seed warehouses, furniture stores, and household products to prosper. 

The Program

Enjoy drinks, dinner, live music, a silent auction and awards presentations from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.  Featuring Scott Mansker of Rivermiles, organizer of the MR340 Race as our MC for the evening.

Dress attire: River Business Casual.  I think that means you can dress up if you want to :)

The Kaw Mountain Band plays the best traditions of Bluegrass and Americana music.  Located in the Kansas City area, the band draws on diverse influences from the original Appalachian mountain music, to the delta blues, to country and western from the plains of Kansas to the Pacific Ocean.  Combine that with our unique Midwest grass roots, and you've got a sound that covers a lot of ground.

Pick a Prop and Strike a Pose!  The KC Gala will feature a one of a kind photo booth including #MORivefHero props such as real life river cleanup tools, lifejackets, paddles, river treasures and more.  The best Facebook profile photo's start here!

Silent Auction

Check out some of the really great auction items generously donated by our friends:

necklace by Shelley Trewolla

View the full list of silent auction items and photos on our facebook page here. 

RSVP and purchase dinner tickets here.  Or simply consider making a donation to support Missouri River Relief. 

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