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I ON PHILANTHROPY

DIRECTORS OF PHILANTHROPY – Kansas City Art Institute

In the Directors of Philanthropy issue, The Independent celebrates the remarkable people in Our Town who donate so much of their time and talents to charitable organizations. They make Kansas City a better place to live. * To prepare gifted students to transform the world creatively through art and design. Board Members: (First row) Tony […]

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DIRECTORS OF PHILANTHROPY – Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri

In the Directors of Philanthropy issue, The Independent celebrates the remarkable people in Our Town who donate so much of their time and talents to charitable organizations. They make Kansas City a better place to live. * To promote voluntarism, develop the potential of women and improve communities through the effective action and leadership of […]

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DIRECTORS OF PHILANTHROPY – Johnson County Young Matrons

In the Directors of Philanthropy issue, The Independent celebrates the remarkable people in Our Town who donate so much of their time and talents to charitable organizations. They make Kansas City a better place to live. *To promote a positive future for members of our community through volunteerism, financial support and education.  Board Members: (Seated) […]

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DIRECTORS OF PHILANTHROPY – Center for Practical Bioethics

In the Directors of Philanthropy issue, The Independent celebrates the remarkable people in Our Town who donate so much of their time and talents to charitable organizations. They make Kansas City a better place to live. * To raise and respond to ethical issues in health and healthcare.  Board Members: Dr. Sandra Stites, Liza Townsend, […]

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2017 Most Wanted Honoree Darron Story

When 2017 Most Wanted Honoree Darron Story is not working in the financial technology sector for EML Payments, he is a husband, father of six and grandfather of three. Darron hosts a weekly gospel music show on Magic 107.3, sings in his church and performs with his R&B group, Lo-Key. Mentoring is very important to Darron. He understands the […]

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2017 CLASS OF RISING STARS – KLASSIE ALCINE

Klassie Alcine is the director of community engagement at Goodwill of Western Missouri and Eastern Kansas. She oversees and advances activities within Greater Kansas City, including fundraising, special events and community partnerships. Klassie also is furthering her education and development as a leader in the non-profit sector in her completion of a master’s of public […]

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JLKCMO – Holiday Mart

Bartle Hall is the site for the Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri’s Holiday Mart on October 19th through the 22nd. Not only will shoppers find great gifts, (including some for themselves), but the event benefits the community. For example, two of the beneficiaries are Wayside Waifs and Happy Bottoms. More than 5,400 animals will […]

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2018 Lyric Opera Ball – Ben Bliss

Prairie Village native Ben Bliss will be the featured performer at the 2018 Lyric Opera Ball. This is the 60th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee Ball, and the theme is “An Evening of Bel Canto.” The gala will be held on April 14th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. The honorary chairmen are Carol […]

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2017 Most Wanted Honoree Mimi Kippes

2017 Most Wanted Honoree Mimi Kippes starts each day at one of her favorite local spots, CrossFit Memorial Hill, before going to work at The Fontaine Hotel, where she serves as Senior Sales Manager. Mimi is passionate about her two children, Amelia and Henry. She looks forward to family reunions at her parents’ home on […]

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