Networking . . . yummy appetizers . . . ITCGKC’s first Legacy of Service Awards . . . “In Remembrance” honoring regional international trade leaders . . . introduction of new officers . . . ITCGKC’s 2017-2018 direction . . . and, our distinguished (and funny) speaker, Dr. Emmanuel Ngomsi! Don’t miss it!
5:00 PM Networking w/ appetizer bar, dessert, beverages (wine, beer, iced tea, soda, water)
5:30 PM Celebrating ITCGKC: past accomplishments and future development
5:50 PM Dr. Emmanuel Ngomsi – Lessons and Laughs
6:30 PM Networking w/ appetizer bar and beverages
Chilled Appetizers: Cheese Platter – Assortment of Domestic and Imported Cheeses;
Fruit Platter -Assortment of Seasonal Fresh Fruits
Warm Appetizers: Caprese Empanada (Mozzarella, Basil and Tomato); Pollo Empanadas
(Chicken, Onions, Roasted Peppers and Spices); Carne Empanadas (Beef Tenderloin, Onions, Olive, Raisins and Spices); Argentinean Sausage Skewers (Imported Argentinean Chorizo Sausages Skewered with Tri-colored Bell Peppers); Potatoes with Crème Fraiche and Bacon (Red Potatoes Stuffed with Crème Fraiche, Leeks and Applewood-Smoked Bacon
Dessert: Pastel de Banana (Our Signature Banana Cake layered with Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting; Crème Anglaise and House-Made Raspberry Sauce on the side)
7:30 PM Adjourn
Dr. Emmanuel Ngomsi is President of All World Languages and Cultures, Inc., a training and consulting corporation specializing in Intercultural Communication, Diversity Education, Team-building Facilitation and Language Services: Translations, Interpreting & Instruction.
Dr. Ngomsi specializes in teaching about world cultures and in promoting respect for diversity and international experience. Ngomsi spent nine years as instructor, Chief Language and Cross-Cultural Coordinator for the United States Peace Corps. He was instrumental in designing a curriculum for Peace Corps volunteers assigned to work in Francophone African countries.
Dr. Ngomsi is the 1995 recipient of the National Foreign Language Fellowship Award, from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation. This distinction allowed him to pursue research on teaching and learning games around the world. He is the creator of Yan-koloba. Emmanuel has published numerous articles on Character Education, cultures and diversity. His recently released book is titled, SHOCKING CULTURES: Hilarious and Disastrous Challenges of Foreign Workers in the USA.
He is active in numerous cultural, foreign languages, educational and professional training associations, and has been a guest speaker, lecturer, and presenter at various national and international conferences. Emmanuel earned his Multidisciplinary Ph.D. in Public Affairs and Administration, and Educational Leadership at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Dr. Ngomsi was honored as the recipient of the Missouri Municipal League Civic Leadership Award, and was selected as Outstanding Citizen of the Year 2011 from the City of Lee’s Summit, Missouri.
Plenty of free parking!