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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

Cheers To Volunteers! – Brooke and Jeffrey Kuntz

Brooke and Jeffrey Kuntz strongly support First Call’s mission to reduce the impact of alcohol, drugs and addiction by providing quality resources to individuals, families and the community. Together, they…

Spotlight on Centurions – Trevor Flannigan

Trevor Flannigan is a native of Blue Springs, Missouri, where he spent his formative years. After sampling a variety of Midwestern locations, he now resides in the City of Fountains.…

WIN for KC – Women’s Sports Awards Celebration Luncheon

WIN for KC’s 24th annual Women’s Sports Awards Celebration Luncheon will be held on February 7th in the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center. Olympic Bronze Medalist Ibtihaj…

BBBSGKC – 2017 Most Wanted Honorees

Annually a class of dynamic, charismatic, charitable, passionate, hard-working professionals are chosen to be honored as KC’s Most Wanted. These individuals are movers and shakers who are making a big…