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UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance – Crescendo

Linda and Mike Lyon are the chairmen, and Susan Gordon and Scott Francis are serving as the honorary chairmen for the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance’s Crescendo. The November 4th event will be held in Helzberg Hall at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Honorary Chairmen Scott Francis and Susan Gordon Chairmen Mike […]

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Ronald McDonald House Charities of KC – Red Shoe Shindig

September 17th is the date for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City’s Red Shoe Shindig at Arrowhead Stadium’s North Club. Ann and Bob Regnier and Kate and Jonathan Bender are serving as the co-chairmen. Proceeds from the event help provide a “home away from home” to the families of sick children. Co-chairmen Bob and […]

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Cheers To Volunteers! – Carolyn Voelker

Carolyn Voelker has made the library at Horizon Academy a better place to read and relax. While volunteering there twice a week, Carolyn reorganized the shelves, added decorative flair and registers new books so that students can continue to have access to new materials. Also featured in the May 14, 2016 issue   

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Eddie Meyer

Since, 2009 Eddie Meyer has volunteered at Heart to Heart International. Volunteering at least 20 hours per week, she handles the front reception desk, trains new volunteers and organizes volunteer trips to Haiti, where HHI operates 16 health clinics. Thank you, Eddie, for sharing your time and talents with HHI. Also featured in the May […]

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Spotlight On Centurions – Tanesha Ford

Tanesha Ford received her bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from the University of Central Missouri. She is the program director for the Kauffman Scholars. Tanesha and her husband, David, are expecting their first child in June. She is a member of Centurions, class of 2016. Tanesha serves on the Education Task Force and is co-chairman […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Lindsey Rood-Clifford

Lindsey Rood-Clifford works for EPIC Innovative Events as a senior event producer. She is a member of the Centurions, class of 2017 and serves on the Trip Task Force and the curriculum committee. She and her husband, Chris, have three children, Megan, Shea and Peyton, and two Boston Terrier-Beagle mixes, Annie and Oliver. Also featured […]

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National Kidney Foundation – Magic of Giving Gala

Dr. Bradley Warady is the honorary chairman, and Crista Collins is serving as the chairman of the National Kidney Foundation’s Magic of Giving Gala. The June 9th event will be held at The Gallery Event Space. Guests will enjoy signature cocktails, a balloon pop, a live auction, and entertainment by Charlotte Fletcher & Soigne. Honorary […]

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2016 Class of Rising Stars – Jennifer Matney

According to Kristi Hutchison, chief marketing officer with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City; Rising Star Jennifer Matney “has a brain for business and a heart for charity. Her involvement in the non-profit world is impressive and her passion for everything that she does is contagious.” For 14 years, Jennifer has been deeply […]

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The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art – Kemper Gala

October 8th is the date for The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art’s Kemper Gala 2016. Partygoers will savor delicious cuisine prepared by Executive Chef Jennifer Maloney, Café Sebastienne; and enjoy great music and entertainment. Lindsay and Lee Major are the honorary chairmen, Jan Kyle and Kim Weinberger are the co-chairmen and Karen and Jack Holland […]

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