The Business Case for Community Engagement: Why and How to Give Back
This event is designed specifically for any sized for-profit businessesWe all hear that giving back is essential for business.
How do you get started when you want your business to become more involved in your community? How do you find time and resources if you don’t have a dedicated staff person? How does the bottom line and business strategy affect community engagement?
These questions will be answered during a robust discussion, and you will have a chance to network with our panel of leaders known for their commitment to the civic community. This discussion could be constructive for any business interested in creating a community engagement or corporate social responsibility strategy, especially small businesses considering an application for Small Business of the Year in 2024.
Light breakfast provided
LaVon Colhour | Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
Lenora Leathers | Savvy Salon KC , Small Business Superstar
Chase McAnulty | Charlie Hustle , 2021 Mr. K Small Business of the Year Winner
Nancy Phelps | JE Dunn Construction
Amber Reed | Resolve Counseling & Wellness, 2023 Small Business Equity Winner
Macaela Stephenson | Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
Mario Urquilla | LEAD Bank , 2018 Mr. K Small Business of the Year Winner