Come RISE with us!
Empowering the Parent to Empower the Child (EPEC) invites you to attend our annual RISE Gala on Saturday, September 15th at Kansas City Convention Center’s Grand Ballroom.
Guests will enjoy dinner and drinks, the opportunity to bid on silent and live auction items with auctioneer, Yve Rojas , and a special message from keynote speaker, Kevin Morris, of the University of Denver Institute for Human-Animal Connection. All proceeds will benefit our life-changing vocational education program, The Grooming Project.
Job placement within 60 days
Job Retention at 6 Months
Self-sufficient within 2 years
We are thrilled to have Katie Horner, meteorologist for KMBC, as our special guest and emcee.
Silent & Live Auction with Yve Rojas
Concert tickets, Sporting KC events, unique group experiences, travel, pickleball and more will be available during our silent and live auctions!
We are honored to have Kevin Morris as our keynote speaker. Kevin is an Associate Professor at the University of Denver’s Institute for Human-Animal Connection. He will be sharing his extensive knowledge about the human-animal bond, a factor that has proven to be a integral part of our student’s success at The Grooming Project.
Bruce & Liz Pendleton
Fred & Jami Pryor
John & Debby Walker
Beverages provided by:
when they have support and direction, when parents grab opportunity with both
hands and change the trajectory of their kids’ futures. The Grooming Project provides that opportunity – and that hope.
Join us. Rise with us.