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Nonprofit Leadership Alliance – 70th Anniversary Gala

June 2nd was the date for Nonprofit Leadership Alliance’s 70th Anniversary Gala, “A Better World,” at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. The evening celebrated 70 years of strengthening the social sector with a talented and prepared workforce and honored the organization’s founders, including former Mayor H. Roe Bartle. Peggy and Terry Dunn served as the chairmen.

 Ryan Shriver and Susan T. Schmidt, Nonprofit Leadership Alliance

 

The custom-created entertainment piece was created by EPIC Innovative Events and featured Kevin Bogan, Christina Burton, Jon Daugharthy, Ashley Wheat, Erik Sobbe, Allison Jones, and Crystal Henry

 

 John Holt, emcee

 

Katie Riordan and Jane Massey

Also featured in the July 7, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Erin B. Poppe

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