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KVC Health Systems’ 50th Anniversary Celebration

October 15, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for KVC’s 50th Anniversary Celebration! The event will take place virtually and lasts appx. 1 hour.



  • 2:30pm CDT (3:30pm EDT) – Virtual Reception – Join the online meeting, grab a drink or snack & get comfortable! You’ll be able to participate using live chat if you’d like. Your video and audio will not be shared at any time during the event.
  • 3:00 pm CDT (4:00 pm EDT) – 50th Anniversary Celebration – Participate in this special 1-hour livestream as KVC presents its values-driven partner awards and KVC Hero Award to some incredible individuals and organizations. Help us celebrate the last 50 years of enriching the lives of children and families and learn how you can be part of the next 50 years.


Join Us as We Celebrate Our KVC Heroes:

Sesame Workshop, Sesame Street in Communities - Sherrie Westin, Rochelle Haynes - KVC Hero Award

Sesame Workshop

Creators of the innovative Sesame Street in Communities initiative. Pictured are Sherrie Westin, President of Social Impact and Philanthropy, and Rochelle Haynes, Vice President of U.S. Social Impact.

Lynn Kaufman Grump Meter KVC Hero Award KVC Hospitals

Lynn Kaufman

Beloved, long-time licensed clinical social worker at KVC Hospitals, helping children experiencing a mental health crisis, and creator of The Grump Meter.


We’ll Also Recognize Our Values-Driven Partners:

Aaron ThackerAaron Thakker, a generous supporter of children receiving psychiatric treatment at KVC Niles and KVC Hospitals

Kevin CampbellKevin Campbell, creator of the Family-Finding Model (learn more)

Faculty at the UNL Academy for Child and Family Well-beingThe University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Academy for Child and Family Well Being, our partner in Fostering Educational Success (learn more)

Kellie Hans Reid and AetnaKellie Hans Reid and Aetna Better Health of Kansas, positively impacting children’s life-long health (learn more)

Mike Poppe and Chuck Ikner, Sleep OutfittersMike Poppe and Chuck Ikner, Sleep Outfitters (Lexington, KY), providing hundreds of beds and restorative rest to children and families in need (learn more)

Robyn Lambert Church of the Resurrection WestRobyn Lambert and Church of the Resurrection West
(Olathe, KS), supporting adults to become foster and adoptive families (learn more)


Learn more about KVC’s 50th anniversary here. Questions about this event? Contact us at


October 15, 2020
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm


Jenny Kutz