The 2017 Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri, Inc. breakfast is Friday, February 10 at the JW Jones Student Union Ballroom on the Northwest Missouri State University campus.

The guest speaker is Ron Drake, author of “Flip this Town.” He is also the CEO and founder of Ron Drake Consulting, LLC. His firm provides consulting services on improving the quality of life in small town America. Drake speaks, teaches and consults all across the country about how infusing life into a downtown core attracts new life to a community.

The breakfast meeting attracts between 200-300 regional leaders from a variety of industries.

Doors open at 8:15 am with breakfast at 8:30 am and the program at 9 am. Reservations are required and are $30 per person. To register and pay online, visit or contact Stacey, Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri, at 816.232.2022.