The Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast has been changed to a luncheon this year. The meal will be served at 11:30 a.m., with the program beginning at noon, on Nov. 22 at the Laurel Club in the Community of Christ Auditorium, 1001 W. Walnut St., Independence.

Deadline for reservations is 5 p.m. Nov. 14.

The program will feature Lucas Boyce, Director of Business Development and Legislative Affairs for the NBA’s Orlando Magic. Lucas is the author of “Living Proof: From Foster Care to the White House and the NBA, published in January 2011. He travels throughout Central Florida and across the country giving speeches focused on leadership, team work, overcoming obstacles and making a positive impact on the lives of others. Learn more by visiting

Individual tickets are $10 and reserved tables of eight are $80. Seating and table placement are available on a first-come, first-served basis. To purchase tickets, contact Kim Osborne at 816- 325-7027 or