Nearly 450 KC area business, civic and academic leaders attended the KC Rising Year Two Update on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at the 1900 Building on State Line Road. The event captured the attention of several KC area media outlets which helped to amplify the energy and impact of the second full year of KC Rising activity. Headlines included:

KC Rising reports no miracles but keeps the faith, Kansas City Star, 2.27.17

Editorial: Strategic focus on partnerships, growth could help Kansas City rise, Kansas City Star, 2.27.17

New leadership, same mission at KC Rising: Boost the local economy, Kansas City Business Journal, 2.27.17

What to know about KC Rising’s efforts to spark the Kansas City Economy, Kansas City Star, 2.28.17

Darcy Howe’s hustle grows, guides KCRise Fund in first year, Startland News, 3.2.17