PLEASE JOIN US ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2022 FOR THE KICK-OFF OF THE 2022-2023 ECKCMONTHLY LUNCHEON SERIES. THIS EVENT IS SCHEDULED TO SELL OUT SO SIGN UP EARLY.
KC Mayor Quinton Lucas, “Mayor Q,” will be kicking off the 2022-2023 KC Engineering Club Monthly Luncheon Series on Tuesday, September 13, 2022.
Mayor Q was sworn in as the 55th mayor of Kansas City on August 1, 2019. As mayor, Quinton has prioritized making Kansas City’s neighborhoods safer, creating more accessible and affordable housing and public transportation, fostering a healthier community and improving basic services. Quinton created and chairs the City’s Special Committee on Housing Policy.
Born and raised in Kansas City, Quinton has spent most of his life in the city’s urban core. As a child, he moved often and experienced homelessness, sometimes staying with family or friends, or residing in a motel. Despite these challenges, Quinton remained focused on his schoolwork, earning academic scholarships to high school, college and Cornell Law School before returning home to Kansas City.
Since 2012, Quinton has been a member of the University of Kansas Law School faculty, where he served as one of the youngest tenure-track law professors in the country. He is active in the Kansas City community and volunteers extensively in area schools and organizations, including providing mentorship in local prisons.
Location: This event will be at a new location for this luncheon only. The event will occur at The Rockhill Grille Reserve Event Space which is located at 2000 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64108. The event space door is located on the west side of The Rockhill Grille Restaurant on 20th Street. You will not enter the event space through the restaurant so do not walk in the front door of The Rockhill Grille Restaurant. There is a door located on the west side of the restaurant with 2000 on the door. Enter through this door and there will be an elevator that will take you to the 3rd floor. There is plenty of parking nearby or the streetcar is available and will drop you off 2 blocks away.
Cost: $45.00 per person. There are 100 spots available so this event is expected to sell out, so sign up early.
Menu: The venue will have staff serving a buffet style lunch with bread, salad, roasted chicken, Scottish salmon, mashed potatoes and broccoli. Non-alcoholic beverages will be served.