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Center Stage

Cheers to Volunteers! – Melynn Sight

Melynn Sight has known Barnett Helzberg, founder of University Academy, all of her life. She was a Helzberg Leadership Fellow, and Barnett was her mother’s elementary school sweetheart. Melynn is now volunteering at University Academy in a unique anti-bullying curriculum, Step Up Sisterhood, which was developed by Synergy Services’ STOP Violence program. Melynn meets with […]

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Cheers to Volunteers! – First Hand Foundation

Eric Hofmann, Julie Shuss and Sean Burrell are dedicated to impacting the health of children, their families and communities through reactive and preventative initiatives at First Hand Foundation. Eric is a founding member of the Rolling for First Hand motorcycle ride, Julie is the silent auction lead for the Masquerade Ball and Sean Burrell is […]

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Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation – White Coat Gala

Dr. Ronan Tynan, Paralympics champion, renowned Irish tenor and orthopedic physician; is the keynote speaker for Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation’s White Coat Gala at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. The April 9th event will celebrate Truman Medical Center’s 40th anniversary. Rachael and Dr. Nelson Sabates are serving as the chairmen. Dr. Ronan Tynan, keynote […]

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MOCSA – 2016 Community Luncheon

MOCSA’s 2016 Community Luncheon will be held on May 6th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Jeffrey S. Bucholtz, co-director of We End Violence; is the keynote speaker. Carole and Bill Cobb and Debbie and Kevin Crull are serving as honorary co-chairmen. Honorary Co-chairmen Bill and Carole Cobb and Debbie and […]

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Variety Children’s Charity – Variety Show

April 9th is the date for Variety Children’s Charity of Greater Kansas City’s Variety Show 2016 at Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland. Shirley Pryor is serving as the honorary chairman. Guests will enjoy performances from a variety of local entertainers and a special finale by Gary Gulman, comedian from Last Comic Standing. Shirley Pryor, […]

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The Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park – Stems: A Garden Soirée

Yvette and Doug Kinney are serving as chairmen of The Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park’s Stems: A Garden Soirée on June 25th at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens.  This annual summer celebration will feature fine wines, great fare, live music, and a spectacular fireworks show. Chairmen Yvette and Doug Kinney Also […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Austin Bickford

Austin Bickford and his brother, Julian Bickford, founded BicMedia, a video, animation and music production company, located in the Crossroads Arts District. Austin is a member of the Centurions, class of 2017 and serves on the Wild Card Task Force and the social committee. Austin volunteers at Children’s Mercy Hospital, Great Plains SPCA and Phoenix […]

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