The Guadalupe Centers Centennial Celebration Blanco y Negro Awards Gala, our annual black tie event kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month festivities in Kansas City. The gala provides the Guadalupe Centers and its supporters an opportunity to honor outstanding individuals and institutions who have contributed to the growth and development of both the Guadalupe Centers and the local Latino community.
In honor of our 100th Anniversary, our annual Blanco y Negro Centennial Celebration will feature special guests & keynote speakers, silent and live auctions, and world class entertainment.
The lovely and talented Bianca Beltran
news reporter at KMBC 9
will do us the honor of being our Mistress of Ceremonies at our Centennial Celebration!! You can read more on her by clicking here
Mariachi Azteca de América
from San Antonio, TX a 10 piece mariachi will delight our guests with some wonderful melodies! Accompanied by Kansas City’s very own Mexican Folkloric Group Atotonilco!! Stay tuned for more to come. For more info about Mariachi Azteca de America Click here
This celebration is being held on Saturday, September 21st at the Kansas City Convention Center in the Grand Ballroom 1502 Wyandotte St. Kansas City, MO 64105
5:00 p.m. Cocktails & Silent Auction
6:00 p.m. Celebration & Dinner
8:45 p.m. Live Auction
9:00 p.m. Live Entertainment
Parking is available at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, or get $10 off when you use zTrip by using code GCI100Gala (app bookings only)
To purchase gala tickets online click here or call 816-421-1015
Please join us for this one of a kind evening!
This year, we will have a Silent & Live Auction. Several big packages will be included in the live auction as well as a live painting from renowned artist, AO as well as several smaller paintings in our silent Auction. Our silent auction is live online now, you can start bidding on several items such as, waterpark passes to CoCo Key Resort, cat & dog boxes, passes to several other events and places and so much more. To bid now, Click Here.
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THANK YOU TO OUR 2019 SPONSORS!
- ARVEST Bank
- Blue Cross Blue Shield
- Capitol Federal Bank
- City of KCMO – Human Rights Commission
- Community America Credit Union
- Cornish (Power & Light)
- ECCO Select
- Ford Foundation
- Hollis & Miller Architects
- Metropolitan Community College – PV
- P1 Group
- Port KC
- Rothwell Construction
- Shook Hardy & Bacon
- State Street
- Truman Medical Centers
- UMB Bank
- Union Station
- United Beverage
- Westbrook Co.
- Ramon Murgia ( W.K. Kellog Foundation)
For more information on sponsorships contact Ms. Ana Palacio at 816-421-1015 ext. 181 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
To volunteer for our event, Please click HERE
View our Sponsorship Package 2019