Women’s Chamber to meet Dec. 10

The Kansas City, Kan., Women’s Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon Wednesday, Dec. 10, at the Great Wolf Lodge, 10401 Cabela Drive, Kansas City, Kan.

Networking begins at 11:30 a.m., followed by the program at noon. For the December meeting, the program is a Christmas gift exchange. Those who would like to participate are asked to bring a $15 gift.

The cost of the lunch is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers.

Guests are welcome, but reservations are required by emailing Barbara Newby at btnewbyks@gmail.com or calling 913-485-1208 or Ardith Deason at deason_a@wmhci.org, telephone 913-233-3305.

Bank presents fraud prevention programs

Enterprise Bank and Trust has planned a series of events in the Kansas City area that aim to educate and inform business owners on fraud prevention and awareness in conjunction with International Fraud Awareness Week Nov. 16 – 22.

Fraud Awareness Week, founded by Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, champions the need to proactively fight fraud and help safeguard business and investments.

“According to a study conducted by the ACFE, fraud costs organizations worldwide an estimated 5 percent of their annual revenues,” said Scott Coup, president – Business Banking, Enterprise Bank and Trust. “Fraud is a growing problem and we want to be on the front lines helping to educate business owners to spot fraud and stop it before it happens.”

Enterprise Bank and Trust has planned the following fraud awareness events and seminars:

· Tuesday, Nov. 18 -Innovations in Fraud: Learn how to protect your business against the latest threats presented by retired FBI agent, Jeff Lanza.
· Wednesday, Nov. 19 – Case studies in fraud will be shared as well as tips for protecting your money.
· Saturday, Nov. 22 – Shred trucks will be on site at three Enterprise Bank and Trust locations, including at the Prescott Plaza in Kansas City, Kan., and will be available for use to shred unneeded, sensitive documents.

For information on events, descriptions and sign up, visit www.enterprisebank.com/fraudawareness.

Pastors invited to Bishop Ward breakfast

Bishop Ward High School and its president, the Rev. Thomas Schrader, faculty and staff are opening the doors and welcoming local clergy to be a part of the Inaugural “Pastors’ Day” breakfast at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19.

Father Schrader has a vision of collaboration based on faith, community and education. The Pastors’ Day is a platform for all to come with open conversations on how the church and school can better work together to strengthen the youth in God’s name.

“This is an exciting time in the life of our school, so please join us as we celebrate the work of the church and our universal mission to share God’s goodness through faith, hope and love,” Schrader said.

For more information regarding the Pastors’ Breakfast contact Shelley Coulter at 913-371-6901.

Bishop Ward High School is the only Catholic high school in Wyandotte County. Since 1908, its mission is to provide a quality, Catholic, college-preparatory education in a Christ-centered community that nurtures the body, mind and soul of each student.