Simons Center News


Give Back with #GivingTuesdayNow



Give Back with #GivingTuesdayNow

In uncertain times it can be difficult to know what to do. American hero Mr. Fred Rogers said to “Look for the helpers,” and looking around Fort Leavenworth, we see a lot of helpers. Helpers in uniform. Helpers in scrubs. Helpers behind desks. Helpers delivering food - and toilet paper. It’s time to help the helpers...

Throwback Thursday: The Grand Opening!



Throwback Thursday: The Grand Opening!

TBT: On April 21, 2010, philanthropist and friend of the Foundation Mr. Ross Perot cut the ribbon signifying the grand opening of the Arthur D. Simons Center for Interagency Cooperation. Mr. Perot funded the establishment of the Simons Center to enhance interagency education and scholarship at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College...

10th Anniversary Top 10



10th Anniversary Top 10

Today marks the tenth anniversary of the day the Simons Center first opened its doors and began its good work. “For the last 10 years we have all benefited from the valuable work the Simons Center has accomplished,” said CGSC Foundation President/CEO Rod Cox, and the Simons Center’s chief accomplishment is its publications...

Throwback Thursday: Benny’s a Good Man



Throwback Thursday: Benny’s a Good Man

TBT: CGSC Foundation Trustee Benny Lee plays his clarinet at one of many receptions he has hosted for the Foundation. Lee is noted for his entrepreneurial success, community leadership, and philanthropy, and was recognized as “Kansas City Philanthropist of the Year” in 2014. Recently the CGSC Foundation recognized Lee’s efforts by naming him their “Person of the Month.”