2022 Banquet Marks 50th Anniversary

This article was published on: 09/19/2022

Banquet Presentation Materials

Presentation Slides – A Fifty Year NCRPC Retrospective by John Cyr (PDF, 1.0 MB)

About the Event

The 2022 event marks the 50th anniversary of the North Central Regional Planning Commission. The banquet is also hosted on behalf of NCRPC affiliate, North Central Kansas Community Network Co. (NCKCN).

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Down Under Ballroom
121 W South Street | Beloit, KS 67420

5:15 p.m. | Social Gathering and Registration
6 p.m. | Dinner
Followed by Presentations and Keynote Address

Doug Griffiths, community strategist and noted author, will give the keynote address at the NCRPC Banquet.


Keynote Address:
We will be joined by keynote speaker Doug Griffiths, community strategist and author of two best-selling editions of “13 Ways to Kill Your Community.”

Inaugural Presentation of NCRPC Lifetime Public Service Award:
John Cyr will be recognized as the first recipient of the NCRPC Lifetime Public Service Award. The award recognizes individuals or organizations that have made outstanding contributions over many years to the communities and citizens of the region. John dedicated his career to the region, much of which was spent as NCRPC Executive Director

Award News Release – October 14, 2022 (PDF, 172 KB)


This event is made possible by the generous support of the following sponsors:

  • Cunningham Telephone & Cable
  • Kyle Railroad