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Important Dates and Events 

Please note the important events and the related details below.

Flag Ceremony Monday, August 8
Dear Sponsors,
The Flag Ceremony on the 8th of August will begin at 09:30.
Busses begin running from the Bell Hall parking lot at 08:30 and return
immediately after the ceremony up until noon.  We anticipate the ceremony to
last an hour.  The IMS will only have a few minutes to attend the reception
since they have to join their staff groups by 11:15 for a class briefing at


Michael J. Brettmann
Field Studies Program Manager
Phone 913-684-7323
Cell 913-683-4183

Celebration of International Friendship - Fri, Sept 16

You are cordially invited to this very special event sponsored by the Command & General Staff College Foundation (CGSCF) and the Kansas City Chapter of People to People International.

Date:        Friday, September 16, 2016
Times:      6:30 - 10:30 p.m.
Location:   Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
1601 Broadway, Kansas City, Missouri 64108
Performing: The West Point Glee Club

Ticket prices*:

  • $55**  Parterre, Mezzanine Center, Mezzanine Right Center, and Mezzanine Left Center 
  • $45**  Orchestra, Mezzanine Left, and Mezzanine Right
  • $35**  Grand Tier                   

* Use this code: FRIEND10 for a $10 discount.
** Each ticket will also have $6.50 added to the total as a handling fee by the Kauffman Center. All tickets must be purchased from Kauffman, either online or at their physical ticket office.

How to order:

Celebration of International Friendship

Come help us celebrate and welcome the International Officer Students from the
Command & General Staff College (CGSC), Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

Tickets can be purchased by calling the Kauffman Center Box Office or going to their website .
Refer to code: 
FRIEND10 for $10 discount.
Attire: Black tie/dark suit

How to buy your tickets:
Kauffman Center Box Office
main: (816) 994-7200
tickets: (816) 994-7222
Box Office Hours: Mon-Thurs: 10-5, Fri: 10-3, closed weekends.

Afternoon at Deanna Rose Farmstead Sunday Sept 25

Farmstead imageContact your officer about the Farmstead event soon. Here’s why:

The International Student Division (IMSD) requires the student officers to commit (or not) to the Farmstead event by early September. Contact your officers  and make sure they know you’re attending and want them to attend, too. If they miss their deadline, they will miss this wonderful day at the Farmstead.
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead
Sunday, September 25

  • 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
  • $16 for anyone over age 11            
  • $10 for kids age 4-11          
  • FREE for kids under age 4

Deanna Rose, 13800 Switzer Road, Overland Park, KS  66221

About the Farmstead
The Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead, established in 1978, was designed to depict a 1900s Kansas farm. This beautiful park provides a fun, safe and educational environment that cultivates an appreciation of farm life, wildlife and Kansas heritage.   

Your ticket price includes admission to the Farmstead, some children’s activities plus great food and beverages. Lunch buffet opens at 1:30 p.m. After lunch, there will be ample time to enjoy the Farmstead at your leisure.

  • Please invite family and friends who might be potential GKCPTP members and IMS sponsors! Donations are accepted to help offset the costs of our IMSD families. 
  • Invitations will be mailed soon.  Chapter members must RSVP and pay by Tuesday, September 20, 2016.  Once you've received your invitation, you may pay by check or online at our website.

For more information or questions, email Julie Vosilus or call her at 913-306-9914. Email Karen Haber or call her at 816-868-5103 if you don't reach Julie.

International Military Student/Family Access to Benefits and Services

There have instances where international military students and/or their families have accessed certain benefits that they should not. JIm Fain, Director of International Military Student Division, wants sponsor organization members to be aware of the situation. Read more via this link to our website.

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