2014 Annual Community Gratitude Luncheon

We had a wonderful time at this year's
Community Gratitude Luncheon.

Check back for information about the
2015 luncheon this fall.





Community Gratitude

First Call’s Annual Community Gratitude Luncheon celebrates those who work tirelessly to reduce the stigma often associated with substance use disorders by recognizing champions who have developed evidence-based treatment strategies, volunteered their time, donated their dollars, and advocated for public policy change. This year’s event, scheduled for Tuesday, April 8, 2014, will feature a keynote presentation by Willie Wilson.

First Call recognized individuals for their achievement in the following categories:

Lifetime Achievement
Ken Gregoire, PhD
Valley Hope Association Presicent & CEO

Public Service
Willie Wilson
Willie Wilson Baseball Foundation, formerly of the KC Royals

Philanthropist of the Year
American Century Investments

Professional of the Year
Stephanie Boyer
Kansas City Municipal Drug Court Coordinator

Volunteer of the Year
Lena Price
Community Volunteer