KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) ā€” The founders of Boulevard Brewing Co. and C-SPAN will be the guests of honor at a University of Missouri-Kansas City entrepreneurship awards celebration.

Boulevard Brewery founder John McDonald will be recognized as Regional Entrepreneur of the Year. C-SPAN founder and executive chairman Brian Lamb will be recognized as the International Entrepreneur of the Year.

The selections were announced Monday by The Council for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Henry W. Bloch School of Management.

A community service award also will be handed out during the Oct. 16 event. The honorees are Robert, Victor A. and Catherine Regnier, who run a foundation named after their late parents.