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Important Dates and Events
Please note the important events and
the related details below.
Flag Ceremony Monday, August 8
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
last an hour. The IMS will only have a few minutes to attend the
since they have to join their staff groups by 11:15 for a class
Michael J. Brettmann
U.S. Army CGSC-IMSD
Field Studies Program Manager
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
Friday, September 16, 2016
- 10:30 p.m.
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
West Point Glee Club
- $55** Parterre, Mezzanine
Center, Mezzanine Right Center, and Mezzanine Left Center
- $45** Orchestra, Mezzanine
Left, and Mezzanine Right
- $35** Grand
* Use this code: FRIEND10 for a
** 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:
Come help us celebrate and welcome the International Officer Students
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
Attire: Black tie/dark suit
How to buy your
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
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.
Sunday, September 25
- 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
- $16 for anyone over age
- $10 for kids age
- FREE for kids under age 4
13800 Switzer Road, Overland Park, KS 66221
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
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
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.