Upcoming Events:


June 2nd: Final date to turn in reservations for the Women of Excellence Awards Luncheon.

June 3 and June 5:  MWSU Charity Golf Classic to Benefit the YWCA:  Griffon Athletics and the YWCA Shelter for Abused and Homeless Women and Children invite you and your friends to join us June 3 & 5, 2017 for the 15th Annual Missouri Western Charity Golf Classic. This annual tradition is a major fund raiser for both organizations. The weekend begins with our Charity Social & Auction on Saturday, June 3 at 6 PM which will once again be hosted the St. Jo Frontier Casino. This can’t miss event features great food, cold beverages, and live entertainment. The evening also includes silent and live auction items of sports memorabilia, pub décor, theme packages and more. View and print Charity Golf Brochure 2017.

On Monday, June 5 participants will take to the links at one of the best venues in the state of Missouri, St. Joseph Country Club with a shotgun start at 10 AM. Format of the event is four person scramble which includes several on-course events and contests including five hole-in-one prizes presented by Hy-Vee with a chance to win the grand  prize of $10,000 cash or a dream vacation. All proceeds from these events go to benefit the YWCA Shelter and Griffon Athletics. Our event also carries the mission of increasing awareness of domestic violence to end violence in the family.

Don’t miss the exciting auction dinner! Everyone playing in the tournament gets two tickets to attend the auction, and then major sponsors receive additional tickets. You can attend the auction dinner only for $25 per ticket – don’t miss this fun and exciting event!

June 14th: Patron’s Party for Women of Excellence Awards Luncheon. 5 p.m. Join us for this lovely event celebrating the annual Women of Excellence and honoring the event’s guest speaker. This year’s Patron’s Party will be held at the home of Craig and Jennifer Culver. RSVP required on or by June 9 to Erica Fattig, YWCA, at 816-232-4481. Tickets are $75 per person with proceeds benefiting the YWCA.



June 15th: Women of Excellence Awards Luncheon, 11:30 am at the Civic Arena. Each summer hundreds of community leaders, volunteers and members of the business community come together to celebrate the accomplishments of women in numerous roles. You can get involved by nominating an individual, becoming a sponsor or making plans to attend the luncheon. Visit the Women of Excellence page for more information.