WPC News


WPC May luncheon: Bonita Gooch pushes Community Voice statewide

Wichita native Bonita Gooch has grown The Community Voice from a small local monthly publication to one of the largest and most widely circulated nondaily papers in the state of Kansas. Join us on May 1 at our monthly luncheon to hear from Gooch on the importance of niche publications […]


Student, editor, legal eagle wins scholarship

Courtney Klaus, a Newman University junior majoring in communication and history with a minor in journalism, is WPC’s 2019 scholarship winner. She serves as editor-in-chief of the university’s weekly student newspaper The Vantage, previously working as a Vantage reporter, then managing editor. As Vantage editor, Klaus is a fierce advocate […]


KPC announces Angie Prather as 2019 Communicator of Achievement

Angie Prather is a gifted communicator who can “relate to a room full of Rotarians, connect with 20- somethings on social media or craft a pointed message for a legislative agenda.” With more than 30 years in her marketing and communications career, she has served and strengthened her Kansas communities. […]


Member share: Obama and Powell high on Wilma’s bucket list

Seeing and hearing former President Barack Obama and retired Gen. Colin Powell speak in the same week and same room is like a dream come true. You never know what it’s like to be so high that you have to pinch yourself to calm down. That’s exactly how I felt […]


Words from the WPC president: Let’s celebrate some winners

It’s time to celebrate some winners. At our April meeting, we announced the winner of our $2,000 scholarship: junior Courtney Klaus, a communications major at Newman University who is also the student newspaper editor there. Read more about her here. WPC also has cause to celebrate some winners among our […]


Words from the WPC president: Let’s get ready for the next year!

Have you started making your New Year’s resolutions? Or do you just not even go down that road anymore? I have to admit it’s hard for me to do – and keep – personal resolutions. But I’m extremely proud that our 2018 board set some initiatives and followed through on […]