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April 2018
April 26 6:00 pm

2018 Uncommon Citizen award | Clark Bastian, chairman and chief executive officer of Fidelity...

2018 Uncommon Citizen award | Clark Bastian, chairman and chief executive officer of Fidelity Bank, and Clay Bastian, chairman of Fidelity Financial Corporation
Established in 1974, this award recognizes individuals who have served their community year after year in an extraordinary capacity - making outstanding contributions to the civic and cultural institutions in Wichita. 

2018 Exceptional Young Leader award | Christina Long, owner and principal consultant of CML Collective
The Exceptional Young Leader award provides premiere recognition of extraordinary young talent through service to community and noteworthy accomplishments. Candidates for Exceptional Young Leader shall have a history of demonstrated leadership within their job and philanthropic involvement. This award is presented as an encouragement for exceptional performance by young men and women.

2018 Spirit of Wichita award | JR Custom Metal Products Inc.
Established in 2002, this award is given to an organization or not-for-profit organization that received the Over the Years award at least 20 years ago, in recognition of its continued strength of employment, leadership, innovation, and community involvement. JR Custom Products Inc. received the Over the Years award in 1996.

2018 Over the Years award | Wichita Community Foundation and Yingling Aviation
The Over the Years award recognizes businesses and institutions with long-standing performances as good corporate citizens and major contributors to the community’s economic well-being; displaying leadership, innovation and community involvement.

2018 Keeper of the Plains award | CrossFirst Bank
The requirements for this award include: aesthetic quality; improvement to the physical environment; visibility to the general public; and a well-maintained appearance.


A special thank you to our valued sponsors who help make this program possible. 

Presenting Sponsor
Metro Courier, Inc. 

Host Sponsor
Textron Aviation Inc.

Video Partner
Method Productions

Print Sponsor
Envision, Inc.

Reception Sponsor
Commerce Bank

Decorations Sponsor
Yingling Aviation

Gold Sponsors
Bank of America/Merrill Lynch
Cox Business
GLMV Architecture
High Touch Technologies
Westar Energy

Catering Sponsor
Corporate Caterers of Wichita

Dinner Wine Sponsors
Allmetal Recycling, LLC
K•Coe Isom

Signage Sponsor
Signs & Designs

Walkway Sponsor
Henry Helgerson Company/The Image Resources Group

Airbus Americas Engineering, Inc.
Allen, Gibbs & Houlik, L.C.
Alloy Architecture
Basis Consulting Engineers, LLC.
Berry Companies, Inc.
Black Hills Energy
Delta Dental of Kansas + Surency Life and Health Insurance Company
Foley Equipment Company
Foulston Siefkin LLP
Great Plains Ventures Inc.
Hartman Oil Company, Inc.
Hyatt Regency Wichita
IMA, Inc.
Kansas Gas Service
KS StateBank
Lubrication Engineers, Inc. 
MKEC Engineering, Inc.
Professional Engineering Consultants, P.A.

Chairman's Circle
Spirit AeroSystems, Inc.
Koch Industries, Inc.

Presidential Partners
Textron Aviation, Inc.
Fidelity Bank


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Overpayments: The Chamber does not issue refunds for advance payment or overpayment of membership dues, sponsorship commitments or registration fees. The amount of overpayment will be applied as a credit to the member’s account for use toward future invoices if cancelled within 14 days of payment.

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