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The Women’s Foundation – We Work for Change

More than 1,300 guests gathered for The Women’s Foundation’s annual We Work for Change event at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Mary and Tom Bloch were the honorary chairmen, and Madeleine McDonough served as the chairman. The sold-out event featured Keynote Speaker Ann Curry. Abby Wendel, Brian Stewart and Elizabeth Glynn were the co-chairmen of the patron committee.

Kelly Scanlon and Marjorie Adair, patron committee members

 

Bonnie Taylor, Ron Barnhart, Carol and Tom Handley, Linda Jordan, and Mike Shteamer

 

Lou Wade and Lisa Murray, board members

 

Gary Jankowitz, Linda Lenza, Ann Curry, keynote speaker; and Morgan Whitacre

 

Joni Wickham and Mayor Sly James

Also featured in the November 24, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Laura Fitzgibbons Photography

 

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