• The Art Fillmore Veteran Award - Dennis Johnson, Army Ranger in Vietnam, Veteran Court Mentor Coordinator, ESGR Ombudsman and Stand Down
• The Guardian Award ~ Individual - Kena Zumalt, Veteran and Military Student Resource Center, Johnson County Community College
• The Guardian Award ~ Organization - American Legion Riders, Post 21
• The Guardian Award – Corporation - UMB Bank


EAGLE

​Church of the Resurrection - RezVets
Art Fillmore and Blair Hegarty Fillmore 
Mike Halterman
John Hunkeler
Lockton Companies
Bill and Julie Miller
Bob Waechter
Howard Wikle II

PATRIOT

2019

CELEBRATION of HEROES

2018 CELEBRATION OF HEROES EVENT PHOTOS

2018 GUARDIAN AWARD HONOREES

2019 SPONSORS 

SILVER

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Jim and Bobbie Cornelius
Art DeGroat
​McGilley State Line Chapel
Park University

Celebration of Heroes honors Kansas Citians who share time, talent and resources to improve the lives of veterans in our community.

CELEBRATION OF HEROES VIDEO 

presenting the GUARDIAN AWARDS

IN-KIND

@smvets

Where: National World War I Museum | When: Friday, November 15th 5:00pm - 7:00pm

  • The Art Fillmore Veteran Award - Tom Hall, PhD
  • The Guardian Award ~ Service Professional  David Thomas
  • The Guardian Award ~ Volunteer Lori Higgs & Sandy Riley
  • The Guardian Award ~ Youth Libby Marsh
  • The Guardian Award ~ Nonprofit/Service Organization  Rachal Stevenson of Garmin GPS Vets
  • The Guardian Award ~ Foundation/FundraisingDale & Megan Duncan of The Spencer C. Duncan Make It Count Foundation
  • The Guardian Award ~ Large BusinessCustom Truck One Source
  • The Guardian Award ~ Small BusinessGail's Harley Davidson




Empowering veterans through permanent housing and supportive services.

 GUARDIAN AWARD HONOREES

St. Michael's Veterans Center, Inc. is a 501(c)3. 
All donations are tax deductible.
@stmichaelsveteranscenter

BRONZE

Join and Support our Vibrant Community

​Catholic Charities of Kansas City - St. Joseph
Elks District 4790 Veterans Commission
Susan Engel and Kevin Vogt
Stacey and Kelli Huddleston
Jodill Corporation
Stacey Johnson - Cosby and DeWayne Cosby
Joe Kessinger
Jim McDonald
Rosemann & Associates
Darren W. Shepherd
Vietnam Veterans of America
Vital Signs (Veteran-Owned)
Michael Yakimo
​American Freedom Distillery
Rob Hughes, KMBC News
Pete Mundo, KCMO Talk Radio
National World War I Museum 
Mark Nutsch
Matt Snook




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St. Michael's Veterans Center
3818 Chelsea Drive
Kansas City, MO 64128
816-921-0201