Stand Up, Speak Out 2016


Davis, Bethune & Jones • Maxus Properties • Greg and Sybil Orman • Doug and Sheryl Spalding • Ten Ten Foundation


Suzanne Eleanor Allen • The McDonnell Foundation, Inc. • Deloras Pemberton • Bob and Ann Regnier • Priscilla H. Wilson


Dr. Keith W. and Connie Ashcraft • Bert Berkley • Dolores Furtado and Janis McMillen • Kansans for Fair Courts • Eleanor Lowe • Reach Health Foundation • Dr. Jim and Jill Quigley • Gideon and Marla Stein • Dennis Sweeny • Don and Barbara Wigger


ACLU of Kansas • Dr. Robert Batterson and Todd Green • Bollier for Kansas Senate / Hughes for Kansas House • Richard Bond and Kathleen Cooper • Phillip Brown and Rep. Melissa Rooker • Dr. Lawrence and Donna Gould Cohen • Joe and Kathy Colantuono • Dentons US LLP • Mark Dugan • Allen and Shelly Erskine • R.F. Fisher Electric, Inc. • Game On for Kansas Schools • Bruce and Abbie Garner • Jean Hiersteiner • Kansas Action for Children • Kansas Appleseed • Rabbi Mark and Kacy Childs Levin • Cathy and Terry Matlack • Dr. Bob Meneilly • Craig S. O’Dear • Patty Compton Shupe • Harvey and Donna Thalblum • Rev. George and Lois Tormohlen • Dr. Wade and Jennifer Williams • Donna and Dallas Ziegenhorn


Jon and Sarah Baum • Kenneth and Ann Baum • Ruth and Al Biggs • Dr. Rene and Rep. Barbara Bollier • Robert Brogden • Stanley and Paula Burnstein • Matt and Carrie Condon • Cris and Howard Ellis • Brandi Fisher and Greg Raymond • Larry and Jeanne Gates • Ward and Donna Katz • Dr. Lynn and Ann Kindred • David Lillard • Shane Mathis • Larry and Cindy Meeker • Robert and Deborah Reiman • Dr. Ken and Sheila Sonnenschein • Mitra and Roger Templin


Alliance for a Health Kansas • Lisa Benlon and Sue Storm • Blue Valley Legislative Candidates • Cathy Breidenthal • Rep. Stephanie Clayton and Rep. Nancy Lusk • Barry Dicker and Amy Goldstein • Philip Dortch and Gail James • Megan Foreman • Joy Ginsberg and Gwen Landever • Cindy Holscher and Brett Parker Candidates for KS House • Doug Huffman and Mary Sinclair • JoCo Educators • League of Women Voters of Kansas • Julie Lester and Becky White • Sally Levitt • Karen Loggia and David Spizman • Carol Marinovich and Mark Wiebe • Tim and Donna Owens • Elizabeth Parks and Sherrelyn Smith  • Ed Peterson and Laura Scott • Roeland Park City Council Members, Michael Poppa and Erin Thompson • Hal and Carol Sader • Dr. Ken and Sheila Sonnenschein • Stand Up Blue Valley • Lisa Veglahn • Dave and Patty Warren

The MainStream Education Foundation is proud to invite you to the 2016 Annual Stand Up, Speak Out Awards Dinner on Sunday, October 30, 2016, at the Overland Park Convention Center.

This year we are celebrating the Year of the Activist, and honoring organizations and individuals who have truly stood up for everyday Kansans and spoken out for their shared values.

Our keynote will be delivered by Yael Abouhalkah, recently of the Kansas City Star.

At the year's event we will be giving the Robert H. Meneilly Award to:

Grassroots Activists
Johnson County Educators
Stand Up Blue Valley
Women for Kansas

Coalition Activists
Alliance for a Healthy Kansas
Kansans for Fair Courts

Long Time Activists
Four Former Governors
Kansas Contractors Association
League of Women Voters of Kansas

Volunteer Service Awards will be presented to Sherrelyn Smith and Dennis Sweeny

Cocktail reception begins at 5:00 p.m. with a silent auction.

Dinner and program begin at 6:30 p.m. 

The Honorary Chairs and Patron Party Hosts are Greg and Sybil Orman. 

If you are unable to attend, but wish to support the MainStream Education Foundation with a tax-deductible donation, please click here.

October 30, 2016 at 5:00pm - 9pm
Overland Park Convention Center
6000 College Blvd
Overland Park, KS 66221
United States
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Lesa Patterson-Kinsey · · 913-649-3326
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