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Rising Star Reflections – Luke Wade

A native of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, Luke Wade is a Rising Star, Class of 2014. Prior to his high school graduation, Luke enlisted in the Army National Guard and served eight years, including one tour of duty as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Luke moved to Kansas City and started KC Crew and SocialHeart. He is a full time web developer at VML. Luke was honored with an Urban Hero award earlier this year. 

Also featured in the May 31st issue of The Independent 

SocialHeart - A Day at Gillis
(Front row) Beth Ott, Julie Ray and Justin Hofstetter (back row) Luke Wade and Theo Bunch enjoyed a day full of bounce houses, face painting and snow cones at Gillis Center. 
SocialHeart - Date Auction KC PIls Man
Luke Wade introduced the fourth annual Date Auction benefiting the Dream Factory. 

 

Features

Spotlight on Centurions – R.J. Trowbridge

R.J. Trowbridge is a commercial real estate broker with Cushman & Wakefield. He is a member of Centurions, class of 2019. R.J. has enjoyed learning through Centurions about the issues…

The University of Kansas Health System – Treads & Threads

Jill and Ray Kowalik are serving as the chairmen, and Eric Stonestreet is the honorary chairman for The University of Kansas Health System’s 17th annual Treads & Threads. Gratitude is…

Kansas City Young Audiences – Spark the Arts in Young Hearts

October 9th is the date for Kansas City Young Audiences’ Spark the Arts in Young Hearts Luncheon at the Uptown Theater. Linda and Steve Taylor will serve as the honorary…

Spotlight On Centurions – Adam Miller

Adam Miller is a member of Centurions, class of 2019. He has served as a member of the diversity committee and as a member of the Wildcard Task Force. Adam…