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Mission CVB Board Members Dalton and Gibbs Receive Honors for Service


Celia Dalton, Mission CVB Member of the Year, receives award from Mission Mayor Laura McConwellMission, KAN (Dec. 15, 2009): The Mission Convention and Visitors Bureau (Mission CVB) recognized board member Celia Dalton as their “2009 Member of the Year” during the City of Mission annual dinner Thursday evening, December 10, 2009, according to Suzie Gibbs, Mission CVB Chairperson. Dalton, an employee of the Mission Hy-Vee grocery store, was selected for the honor by the members of the board for her continued volunteerism for the Mission CVB events and activities. She has served on the board for six years.

Suzie and Jack Gibbs, City of Mission Citizens of the Year, receive award from Mission Mayor Laura McConwellAlso honored at the annual dinner by the City of Mission as “Citizens of the Year” were Mission CVB chairperson, Suzie Gibbs and her husband, Jack Gibbs. Suzie Gibbs has served as Ward 4 council person for 8 years and is a founding member of the Mission CVB, formerly the Mission Business Development Committee (MBDC). She and Jack were recognized for their many years of community service to Mission and dedication to the community.

The Mission CVB, (formerly the Mission Business Development Committee) was established in 2003 by the City of Mission, Kansas to assist in the revitalization and redevelopment of the Mission business district. Mission CVB members are appointed by the mayor and include representatives from the business community, non-profit groups, the private sector, and city representatives. Responsibilities of the committee include development and administration of investment and revitalization programs for this area. 

For more information, contact Suzie Gibbs at (913) 671-8564, or visit our website at