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All lectures in the Dillon Lecture Series are held in the Hutchinson Sports Arena at 10:30 a.m. Tickets are $10 for general admission tickets, available at 9:45 a.m. at the Sports Arena, on the day of the lecture. Cash, checks, or credit cards accepted. There are no early sales of tickets offered.

Patron memberships are also available. For more information please call 620-665-3505 or email


Portrait Mitch Holthus

Mitch Holthus - Feb. 6, 2018

“Voice of the Kansas City Chiefs”

Since 1994, Mitch Holthus has been the “Voice of the Kansas City Chiefs”. He is the longest tenured play-by-play voice in franchise history. Mitch's life-living issues programs are very motivational and are designed to have impact on the "total person" experience of our lives.
Capt. Scott Kelly

Capt. Scott Kelly - April 17, 2018

Astronaut, retired US Navy

His historical 2015 one year in space captivated the world and seized the imagination of millions during his record-breaking voyage proving that the sky is not the limit when it comes to the potential of the human spirit. Capt. Kelly's appearance is made possible through a partnership with the Cosmosphere.
Portrait RJ Mitte

RJ Mitte - Oct. 2, 2018

Youth Spokesperson for the National Disability Institute’s Real Economic Impact Tour.

RJ Mitte is an actor who battles cerebral-palsy best known for playing Walter "Flynn" White, Jr. in the Emmy-winning drama "Breaking Bad". His unfaltering positive outlook on life with physical disability will change the way you view diversity, your world and how you conquer personal challenges.
Portrait Doreen Walsh

Doreen Walsh - Nov 6, 2018

Hero, flight attendant on the flight “Miracle on the Hudson”.

Flight attendant on US Airways flight that landed on the Hudson River - "Miracle on the Hudson". If you had only 90 seconds to focus the survival skills of those around you, what would you do? This is the question Doreen asks, it's the question she answers, it's the story she tells.