This year's Annual Blanco y Negro Awards Gala will be on Friday, September 13th at the Westin Crown Center (1 E Pershing Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108). |
The Blanco y Negro (Black and White) is known as the premier formal awards banquet in the Latino community and serves as the formal kickoff to the Hispanic Heritage Month in Kansas City. The gala brings together community and civic leaders to honor and thank those individuals who have contributed to improving the quality of life for Latinos in Kansas City. The money raised from this event each year benefits GCI and its programs.
Additionally, GCI will also present the Tony Aguirre Scholarships to nine local Latino youths. The purpose of this award is to assist Latino high school students who are in pursuit of a private secondary education and to assist graduates from Alta Vista Charter High School pursue post-secondary education.
Hosted by award winning actor and director TONY PLANA
Cocktails 5:30 p.m. (cash bar)
Dinner 7:00 p.m.
Dance 9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Tickets $65 (individual)
Formal Attire: Black and/or White (optional)
Special Blanco y Negro Tuxedo Rate
Men's Warehouse Locations
$40 off for every tux rental
Mention Group Name: Blanco y Negro Awards #4804365
Westin Crown Center
1 East Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108
|Minimum Age: 16|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|