An Evening Honoring Our Veterans
with Keynote Speaker Sedgwick County Manager andBrigadier General Michael L. Scholes, Sr. (USA Ret)
Veteran's Day, Friday, November 11, 2016
Holiday Inn Wichita East (549 South Rock Road)
Doors open at 6:00 p.m. with formal dinner followed by keynote speaker Sedgwick County Manager Mike Scholes.
In honor of Veterans the
Robert J. Dole Distinguished Service Award will be presented.
Brigadier General Michael L. Scholes, Sr. (USA Ret)
Scholes currently serves as Sedgwick County Manager and works to ensure essential services and programs are provided to all citizens in an efficient, effective, and timely manner. The County Manager's responsibilities include policy generation, research on issues and opportunities of the county, supervision of major decisions of County government, and preparation of the weekly agendas for the Board of County Commissioner (BoCC) meetings.
General Scholes began his military career by enlisting in the North Carolina National Guard in March of 1983. He attained the rank of Sergeant, in the Georgia National Guard, before receiving his officer's commission from the United States Reserve Officer Training Corps at North Georgia College, on 4 June 1988. He has commanded at the company, battalion, and brigade level. He has served in numerous joint operational assignments to include the most recent as the Special Assistant to the Director of the Army National Guard, Arlington, Virginia after serving for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), in the Balkans.
$100 - An Evening Honoring Our Veterans Ticket (per person)
$900 - An Evening Honoring Our Veterans Table (10 tickets)
*With your purchase of a table of 10, 2 seats will be reserved for veterans in your honor.
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