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Spotlight on Centurions – Nancy Phelps

Nancy Phelps is a member of Centurions Spring Class of 2021. She is the director of community impact at JE Dunn Construction, where she promotes corporate and employee engagement throughout JE Dunn’s 21 offices. She works with the Dunn Family Foundation and JE Dunn’s corporate philanthropy. Nancy completed her undergraduate degree at Tabor College, and […]

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City – Dr. Dred Scott

The name might sound familiar, but the individuality, work ethic, and passion are completely original for locally born President and CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City, Dr. Dred Scott. Being named for the figure in the 1857 legal case that went all the way to the Supreme Court, Dr. Scott is […]

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The Whole Person – Gatsby Gala Night of Independence

The Abbott will be the site of The Whole Person’s Gatsby Gala Night of Independence on September 26th. CJ and Scott Charbonneau will be the honorary chairmen, with Jordan Ward and John Miller as co-chairmen. Honorees will be individuals, businesses, and organizations that are working to further The Whole Person’s mission to assist people with […]

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Kansas City Young Audiences – Spark the Arts in Young Hearts

October 14th is the date for Kansas City Young Audiences’ (KCYA) Spark the Arts in Young Hearts luncheon, which will be held at The Madrid Theatre. Michael Fields is the honorary chairman, and Jill Warren is serving as the chairman. Guests will experience inspiring performances by students and teaching artists. This year, KCYA is pleased […]

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2020 Class of Rising Stars Jason Carter-Solomon

Jason Carter-Solomon is vice president of commercial real estate and commercial banking at Enterprise Bank & Trust. He specializes in helping business owners, real estate developers, and investors purchase commercial real estate and businesses and manage their working capital. In 2013, Jason was the first Master of Science in Entrepreneurial Real Estate graduate at the […]

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The Belles of the American Royal – Julie Miller McCann

The Belles of the American Royal are pleased to announce the selection of Julie Miller McCann as the 2020 BOTAR president. Julie is a BOTAR, class of 1988, and has served on the Executive Committee as recording secretary in 2002, BOTAR Ball vice president in 2004, and vice president of BOTAR activities in 2018, as […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Sarah Reape

Sarah Reape, a member of the Centurions Fall Class of 2020, traversed Missouri to end up in Kansas City. This St. Louis native is the regional director of The Literacy Lab, a non profit that places full-time, professional literacy tutors in schools, preschool through third grade, to help struggling readers. Married with two dogs, Sarah […]

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High Aspirations – Mentors Challenge

Barry Sanders, former NFL running back and Hall of Fame inductee, will be the keynote speaker at High Aspirations’ Mentors Challenge. The 10th annual event will be held on November 20th at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Mark Brandmeyer will be honored with the Robert B. Rogers Legacy Award. High Aspirations helps to raise African […]

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Nancy and Phillip Reicher

Nancy and Phillip Reicher have given 6,000 volunteer hours to the Grand Lady of Twelfth Street, The Folly Theater! Since 1999, these two dedicated theater lovers have been on call for any last-minute requests, and are always on hand for assisting with the Folly Kids’ Series shows. Also featured in the May 30, 2020 issue […]

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