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It's a GREAT time to be in KC! If you're looking to make connections with like-minded professionals who are committed to the KC Renaissance, join us.

The Downtowners welcomes any and all newcomers. We host monthly luncheons on the second Wednesday of each month, plus two to three evening social events per year. There are no membership dues or fees; come when you can and pay as you go! Visit the FAQs page to learn more.

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Monthly Luncheon Payment Information: $25 with pre-paid RSVP

*No credit cards accepted at the door.
**Registration will be cut off two days prior to the event.

First come = first served, as the number of these seats are limited.

Parking Information: Validated parking at the Library Parking Garage

Become a Sponsor at an upcoming luncheon!

We have monthly luncheon sponsorship opportunities for local KC businesses to spread the word about their brand - for just $350. To participate as a sponsor at an upcoming event, contact us at info@kcdowntowners.com

Eric Vaughan, BikeWalkKC
September Luncheon - BikeWalkKC

Speaker: Eric Vaughan

Eric Vaughan, director of bike share and business services for BikeWalkKC, will discuss the unique public-private-non-profit partnership that helped to launch a wave of new electric-assist bikes and scooters throughout Kansas City. He will also explain how electric-assist bikes and scooters work, how they differ from the competitors, and where they can operate. Like many places around the country, scooters are part of a wave of emerging options in micro-mobility, and understanding the opportunities RideKC options present can empower residents, neighborhoods, and businesses alike.

Eric keeps the Kansas City bike share system running smoothly, including customer support, sales, corporate membership, station planning, and outreach. He also leads our businesses-focused services like bike parking and bike friendly businesses.

BikeWalkKC is a member-supported 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that works to make Greater Kansas City a safer and more accessible place to walk, bicycle, live, work, and play.

Sponsor: Kansas City Area Transportation Authority

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) strives to provide a safe, reliable and innovative system that grows to meet the changing transit needs of metropolitan Kansas City. The KCATA is responsible for planning, construction, owning and operating passenger transportation systems and facilities within the seven-county Kansas City metropolitan area - Cass, Clay, Jackson, and Platte in Missouri; and Johnson, Leavenworth, and Wyandotte in Kansas.

The KCATA operates RideKC bus service, the MAX Bus Rapid Transit service, Flex demand-response routes, RideKC Freedom paratransit service for the elderly and persons with disabilities, and RideKC Van vanpool service.

Luncheon Information

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

  • Networking: 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

  • Luncheon: 12 - 1 p.m.

Hosted at:

The Kansas City Central Library
14 West 10th Street
Kansas City, MO 64105

* Validated Parking at the Library Parking Garage

Luncheon Tickets: $25

Catered By:
Pierpont's Restaurant
30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108

*Vegetarian options available on request

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