Citizens of the Year | Toast to Our Towns Gala

Toast to Our Towns

Toast to Our Towns

September 26, 2020

Citizens of the Year

Each year, Truman Heartland tasks area mayors with nominating a citizen from their city who lends their time, talents and position to promote the community. While areas of impact are varied, the honorees are united by a common goal, improving and enriching the communities in our area.

Your 2019 Citizens of the Year

The Meyers Family
City of Blue Springs
Dr. Brad Welle
City of Grain Valley
Randy (posthumous) and Kathleen Vest
City of Independence
Tomi Bellinghausen
City of Lake Tapawingo
Dr. Jay Rapley
City of Lee's Summit
Vicki Turnbow
City of Raytown
Don Border
City of Sugar Creek

Click here to learn more about the 2019 Citizens of the Year

The recipients were recognized at the 24th Annual Toast to Our Towns Gala, presented by Speaks Chapels, on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center and at a private reception sponsored by Centerpoint Medical Center held on Friday, September 6, 2019.


View List of Past Honorees



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