The Guadalupe Centers 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 addition the event raises much needed funding for one of Kansas City’s most critical nonprofits, which last year alone served over 9,268 individuals and families through a wide array of programs and services in areas including Education, Health, Social Services and Youth Development.
The Blanco y Negro Gala is being held on September 15th at the Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland. The evening will begin at 5:30 p.m. with cocktails, followed by a dinner at 7 p.m. ending with live entertainment starting at 9 p.m.
Formal Attire Optional: Black and/or White with a Touch of Red
Please join us for this one of a kind evening!
For sponsorship information contact Tania Casas at 816-421-1015 ext 109 or [email protected]
Performing this year! Miguel “MAMBO” DeLeon Orchestra has been in the works since early 80’s.
Miguel “Mambo” began in the world of Salsa/Jazz/Mariachi with some of Kansas City’s top musicians. Miguel “MAMBO” has performed with Legendary Tito Puente recently w/Larry Harlow, FANIA ALL STARS and toured with Salsa Legend Roberto Roena in Puerto Rico –opening for European artist/musician “STING” & Poncho Sanchez to name a few. Energetic, Sensual and Cultural! To see more go to www.elmamboworld.com
Meet our Mistress of Ceremonies! Jessica Reyes joined the KCTV5 News morning team in October 2016 as a bilingual reporter. Jessica was born in Peru but calls the Sunshine State her home. She left sunny Miami to go to Penn State where she graduated with a dual-degree in broadcast journalism and international studies. Learn more about her at http://www.kctv5.com/story/34015845/jessica-reyes
PARKING FOR THE EVENT IS AVAILABLE FOR A $5 FEE AT THE PARKING LOT NEXT TO THE MIDLAND LOCATED AT ONE KC PLACE 1200 MAIN ST KCMO 64105