The New Reflection Technical Institute, along with their New Reflection Foundation will celebrate another successful year of technical training and student graduation at their 4th Annual Unity Ball on Sat. Dec. 3, 7 – 11 p.m. at Marriott Kansas City at Briarcliff, 4000 N. Mulberry Dr., KCMO.

The event, which raises funds for student scholarships, honors students, acknowledges partners, and hosts motivational leaders who support vocational and technical training as a viable pathway to a better life.  The event will include a live band, dancing, a cash bar, community award presentations, student acknowledgments, and guest speakers. The keynote speaker is Stedman Graham, a New York Times bestselling author, educator, businessman, and public speaker.  

Wyandotte County District Attorney Mark Dupree will also speak at the event.  The event will be hosted by Rae Daniels, a reporter at local television station KSHB 41.  

The New Reflection Technical Institute (NRTI)  launched about 30 years ago, provides technical training to youth and entrepreneurs, including programming in accounting and bookkeeping, secretary and administrative assistant training and Commercial driver’s license training.  

NRTI also offers cultural enrichment, and life skills to further support their students.  Over 1,500 students have graduated from NRTI and gone on to purchase homes, start businesses, and obtain new careers with higher pay. That’s an actual ripple effect on the community – and we couldn’t do it without you!  

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