Monday, January 12, 2015

AT&T Kansas Signs on for 2015 KCKCC Endowment Association’s 4.0 Gala

KANSAS CITY, KAN. ---- With only a few days into the new year, AT&T Kansas is already looking toward its sponsorship of the Kansas City Kansas Community College Endowment Association’s 2015 4.0 Gala.

Mike Scott, president of AT&T Kansas, and Chris Carroll, AT&T Regional Director of External & Legislative Affairs, presented a $17,500 check for its presenting sponsorship of the 2015 4.0 Gala and Scholarship Scramble Golf Tournament Wednesday. Patrick McCartney, executive director of the KCKCC Endowment, and Susan Lindahl, KCKCC Chief Financial Officer, were on hand to accept the check.

More than 300 people attended the first-ever 4.0 Gala, also presented by AT&T, Oct. 25 at Lake Quivira. In addition to a reception and dinner, there was a silent and live auction, presented by the Nigro Brothers as well as the presentation of two awards.

These were the Wyandotte Countian of the Year, given to former Mayor of the Unified Government Joe Reardon and the KCKCC Distinguished Alumni Award, given to Karen Orr, Chief Nursing Officer for Providence Medical Center. In total, the gala raised more than $70,000 for the KCKCC Endowment Association.

AT&T was the Presenting Sponsor of the 4.0 Gala. In addition, Capitol Federal and Bank of Blue Valley signed on as major sponsors of the event.

For more information on the KCKCC Endowment Association or on the 2015 4.0 Gala, call 913-288-7675.