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Spotlight on Centurions – Ashley McDonald

Ashley McDonald is a graduate of The University of Kansas. She is the manager of marketing and community engagement at Shawnee Mission Health. Ashley is a member of Centurions, class of 2017. She serves on the Sports and Entertainment Task Force and the recruiting committee. Ashley enjoys being active and spending time outdoors. Jeremy and […]

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Heart to Heart International – Compassion Gala

Heart to Heart International’s Compassion Gala will be held on May 7th at the Overland Park Sheraton. Shirley and Glen Posladek are serving as honorary chairmen. Guests will enjoy a cocktail hour with balloon pop (grab bag) opportunity, dinner, live auction, entertainment, and more.  Glen and Shirley Posladek, honorary chairmen Also featured in the April […]

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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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Spotlight on Centurions – Ryan Myers

Ryan Myers earned a bachelor of science degree in agricultural education from the University of Missouri. He is a member of Centurions, class of 2017. Ryan serves on the Arts and Education Task Force and the recruitment committee. He and his wife, Sara, have three children, Meredith, Isaac and Luke. Ryan enjoys coaching soccer and […]

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Scott Pioli Family Scholarship – Grace Corley

Grace Corley is this year’s recipient of the Scott Pioli Family Scholarship through WIN for KC. Grace has been involved as a volunteer, team captain and as the co-chairman of the Youth Advisory Board for 2015 and 2016. Grace will graduate from Blue Valley North High School in May. Scott Pioli, Atlanta Falcons; and his […]

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MOCSA – Community Luncheon

Committee members for MOCSA’s Community Luncheon gathered at The Mezzanine at Lead Bank for a planning meeting hosted by MOCSA Board Secretary Josh Rowland. The May 6th luncheon will be held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Jeffrey S. Bucholtz, co-director of We End Violence; is the keynote speaker. Heidi Peter, […]

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KidsTLC – Pour for More

Cara and Travis Rhoades are serving as chairmen of the fourth annual Pour for More, a benefit for KidsTLC. The Palm Beach themed-event will be held on April 22nd at The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. Guests will enjoy signature cocktails, farm-fresh food from Café Sebastienne, local entertainment, silent auction bar carts, and dancing. Cara […]

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