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Cheers To Volunteers! – KC Shepherd’s Center

KC Shepherd’s Center relies on volunteers to make its mission run, and Krucial Staffing has come to the rescue more than once! This group of helpers has done double duty on raking yards twice for older adults in our community. The eager bunch helps KC Shepherd’s Center provide programs, leadership, and advocacy to help both […]

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The Children’s Place – Party for The Place: Pure Imagination

The Children’s Place’s Party for The Place: Pure Imagination (formerly known as the Angels’ Gala), will be held on April 2nd at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Melanie and Jim Rine will be the honorary chairmen. The Children’s Place has entered a new era of its 40-year history with a move […]

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Cheers To Volunteers! – Brandy Reed

Brandy Reed is an active volunteer with Reach Out and Read Kansas City. She served on the event committee for Books on Tap. Her responsibilities included fundraising and securing silent auction items, and she also recruited family members and friends. In addition, Brandy helped host the Kendra Scott Gives Back event in September. According to Ellen […]

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Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy – Civic Service Award Celebration

Jenny and John Isenberg will be honored with the Civic Service Award by the Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy at the Civic Service Award Celebration, which will be held as a private broadcast on April 3rd. Jenny and John are outstanding examples of people who “light the path forward” for the Academy and other civic organizations. […]

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2022 Jewel Ball Chairman

Kathy Hunt Woodward (Mrs. Phillip Scott Woodward) will serve as the chairman of the 2022 Jewel Ball. The event will be held on June 18th at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Kathy is the daughter of Mr. Graham Thomas Hunt and the late Judy Henry Hunt (Mrs. Graham Thomas Hunt), who was Jewel Ball chairman […]

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HALO – Defying the Odds: A Livestream HALO Art Auction

HALO, which provides housing, healing, and education services to young people who are homeless, will hold Defying the Odds: A Livestream HALO Art Auction, on February 25th. Auctioneer Tanna Guthrie and Rebecca Welsh, the organization’s founder, will serve as hosts of the live auction, and Rebecca will also be the speaker. The event will feature […]

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Sherwood Autism Center – Beat the Blues 2022

Beat the Blues 2022, a benefit for Sherwood Autism Center, will be held on January 29th at The Abbott. The evening will feature cocktails, dinner, live and silent auctions, entertainment, and a program. Katie Lord and Julie Steenson are serving as the co-chairmen. Proceeds will support Sherwood Autism Center’s mission to educate, equip, and empower […]

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Cheers To Volunteers! – Janet Nash

Janet Nash, who careers with American Century Investments, put her love of music to work when she started volunteering with the Northeast Community Center’s Harmony Project KC in 2019. She has inventoried sheet music and assembled class folders. Janet and her husband, Dean, are the parents of three sons, Reilly, Spenser, and Riordan. All three […]

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Children’s Mercy – Red Hot Night 22

April 2nd is the date for Red Hot Night 22, a benefit for Children’s Mercy. The event will be held at the Kansas City Convention Center and as a virtual event. Ellen and Peter Clune and Kim and Nick Warren are serving as the honorary co-chairmen. Joe Podrebarac and Rod Eisenhauer are the co-chairmen.    […]

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