2014 Investment in Character Patron Luncheon

When: Thursday, March 6, 2014
Where: Kansas City Marriott Muehlebach 

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GUEST SPEAKER: Col. Mark W. Tillman — (Ret.) Air Force One Pilot

Chosen as the nation’s 12th Presidential pilot, Colonel (ret) Mark W. Tillman served as pilot and commander of Air Force One from 2001–2009. Col. Tillman was at the controls of Air Force One through numerous national events. Most notably, he protected the President on September 11, 2001 by keeping him out of harm’s way and connecting the flying oval office to the nation’s first responders. Col. Tillman’s distinguished career spans 30 years in the United States Air Force. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross in 2004 and promoted to Brigadier General by President of the United States George W. Bush—the first military line officer to receive this honor.


To learn more about the 2014 Patron Luncheon download the 2014 Patron Luncheon Info Sheet
Contact Kristan Townley with questions at kristan.townley@scouting.org

Investment in Character

The Patron Luncheon is part of the Heart of America Council's annual "Investment In Character" campaign that raises much needed funds to support Scouting in the 19-county area in and around Kansas City. Scouting teaches leadership skills and ethical decision-making. The Heart of America Council serves more than 34,000 young people through the work of more than 15,000 adult volunteers.

Thanks to the generosity of luncheon sponsors, contributions to the Heart of America Council for this event are 100% tax deductible.