Events


WPC Luncheon: African American History is American History
WHEN: 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5
WHERE: Larkspur Bistro, 904 E. Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS

Storytelling is the heart of all communication. The mission of TKAAM – The Kansas African American Museum is to make the Kansas African American experience resonate with every Kansan.

For our February luncheon, WPC welcomes Denise Sherman to discuss how she has approached the oversight, development and delivery of art exhibitions, historical archives, educational and cultural awareness programs at TKAAM since being named executive director in 2018.

Denise previously served as the director of organizational partnerships and the Center for Corporate Learning for Southwestern College’s Professional Studies Program. Her extensive professional experience also includes leadership positions with the Wichita Area Technical College, Carter-Sherman Broadcast Group and Southwest Manufacturing. Denise holds a Master of Science, Organizational Development from Friends University, Master of Business Administration from Webster University and Bachelor of Business Administration from Wichita State University. In addition, she has several professional certifications in human resources and in leadership, training and development. Denise has an extensive volunteer, membership and community service in a number of civic, professional and nonprofit organizations.

The deadline to RSVP is noon on Tuesday, Feb. 4. Save $5 off the walk-in rate by reserving now!

*Our 2020 ticket pricing has changed to reflect cost increases – members may register for $16 and non-members for $21. Please note, credit card payments may accrue a processing fee from Eventbrite.

WPC monthly meetings and annual fundraisers support a scholarship fund for Wichita-area students pursuing a career in communications. Come network, eat lunch, get inspired by guest speakers and help a future communication colleague in the process!


WPC-ICT: Tax Talk II is back in January
WHEN: 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 27
WHERE: Advanced Learning Library, 711 W. Second St. in Wichita, Room 204 (second floor, purple collaboration room)

Make plans to attend Wichita’s Independent Communications Talent rescheduled Tax Talk II with Tracy Rosenberry, a popular presenter from 2018. Rosenberry, owner and expert adviser of Ledger Harmony, will discuss organizing your business expenses and paying your taxes as a sole proprietor or LLC.

Take an early lunch and join WPC-ICT and Rosenberry at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 27, at the Advanced Learning Library, room 204 (2nd floor, purple collaboration room), 711 W. 2nd St. The presentation is free. Beverages and food items available for purchase at Reverie in the library lobby.

WPC-ICT, which is part of Wichita Professional Communicators, serves as a networking and peer support group for freelancers/independent contractors working in the communications field — whether as a writer, editor, photographer, playwright, graphic designer or similar positions. Stay informed about the group by visiting the WPC-ICT Facebook page. A survey link is available for you to have input on the group’s future.