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Rising Star Reflections – Klassie Alcine

Klassie Alcine is a member of the Rising Stars, Class of 2017. She is the director of corporate and community partnerships at The Central Exchange. Klassie is busier than ever helping to make Kansas City a better place to live. She volunteers with American Public Square (APS) to address violence in Kansas City. Klassie served as a panelist for the organization’s Marriage and Millennials event at Boulevard Brewery, and she is also a roving reporter for APS’ KC Common Good Series. Klassie loves supporting her alma mater, UMKC, and the Roo Nation! She enjoyed participating in UMKC’s Regalia Run.

Marissa Vidler, Meredith Davis, Laura Alvarez, Klassie Alcine, and Ashley Beard-Fosnow participated in American Public Square’s Marriage and Millennials event.

Also featured in the February 16, 2019 issue of The Independent

 

Features

2019 Class of Rising Stars Jennifer Savner Levinson

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Spotlight On Centurions – Lauren Palmer

Lauren Palmer is a member of Centurions Fall Class of 2019. She serves on the legacy committee and has been co-chairman of a Task Force on law and justice. Lauren…

Rising Star Reflections – Meagan Dowell

This month, Meagan Dowell  is opening her own business, On the Ball, an upscale daycare and boarding center for dogs in The Shops at Prairie Village. This is a big…