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On October 11th at the Scottish Rite Temple, it’s time again to celebrate the great work community leaders and organizations are making to revitalize our city’s neighborhoods. Thrive is an annual celebration of achievements in community development. With your help, we will honor the best of Kansas City as we savor local food and entertainment while recognizing seven leaders and organizations for their contributions to community transformation.
Take this opportunity now to nominate an organization that demonstrates long-standing commitment to our community, a project that contributes to the well-being of our community, or an individual or youth leader who is championing change in his/her community (or all of the above!). Click HERE to complete the Nomination Form or HERE to download the Thrive 2018 Awards Categories.
1. Organization with Greatest Impact
Honors an organization/program with a long-standing commitment to a neighborhood(s) and has demonstrated persistence and effectiveness. The organization or program must be able to demonstrate this impact for at least ten years. Nominate Now.
2. Community Leadership: two separate awards will be given – 1 for Kansas City, MO & 1 for Kansas City, KS
Honors an outstanding individual from each side of the state line who has provided leadership and collaboration--bringing together diverse voices and/or resources to improve the community. Nominate Now.
3. Innovation Award
Honors an innovative approach by an organization/program to a problem that is producing demonstrative results. This organization or program must be able to successfully characterize what makes it so unique in overcoming barriers and leading community improvements. Nominate Now.
4. Building Block Award
Honors a real estate project that contributes significantly to the enhancement of the community—fulfilling a significant neighborhood need and demonstrating superior design quality. This project must have been completed in the past three years and be able to illustrate partnerships and engagement. Nominate Now.
5. Young Leaders: two separate awards will be given – 1 for Kansas City, MO & 1 for Kansas City, KS
Honors an outstanding youth (up to age 24) who has provided leadership and collaborative approaches to make a positive difference in his/her community. Nominate Now.
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Take this opportunity now to nominate an organization that demonstrates long-standing commitment to our community, a project that contributes to the well-being of our community, or an individual or youth leader who is championing change in his/her community (or all of the above!).
We're still beaming with excitement and pride! We are well into the planning of Thrive 2018 and hope that you'll celebrate with us this year. Take a look at last year's honoree videos as a reminder as to how incredible the honorees truly are. Who will you nominate to be honored this year?