Ages of Excellence

November 16, 2016

InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza

Guest Speaker: Thomas L. Friedman

Featuring Thomas L. Friedman

Village Shalom’s Ages of Excellence Celebration will take place on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at the InterContintental Kansas City at the Plaza.

Three-time Pulitzer Prize recipient and internationally renowned columnist and reporter Thomas L. Friedman will be our featured guest. As the author of six bestsellers, including From Beirut to Jerusalem and The World is Flat, Mr. Friedman is largely known for his writings on environmental issues, the Middle East, and foreign affairs. His newest book, Thank You for Being Late, will be released this fall.

Proceeds from the Ages of Excellence Celebration will provide much-needed financial assistance to Village Shalom residents who rely on the community for vital programs and services.

Prospective sponsors as well as those who wish to reserve multiple dinner tickets are encouraged to directly contact Village Shalom Director of Philanthropy & Community Engagement, Michelle LaPointe, at 913-266-8412. 

This Year's Speaker

“Optimists are usually wrong. But all the great change in history, positive change, was done by optimists.”

— Thomas L. Friedman