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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 American males’ aspirations socially, emotionally, academically, and spiritually.

Also featured in the May 30, 2020 issue of The Independent

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Spotlight on Centurions – Wendy Saylin

Wendy Savlin has what sounds like a wonderfully rewarding career as senior director, employee experience and culture enablement at T-Mobile. She focuses on connecting employee programs, products, and services to…

The Center For Practical Bioethics – Humility, Health and Healing: Where do we go from here?

February 25th is the date for The Center For Practical Bioethics’ private broadcast celebration of Humility, Health and Healing: Where do we go from here? Dr. Barry Kerzin, personal physician…

Philanthropy MATTERS

To learn more about becoming a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Greater Kansas City Chapter, please visit afpkc.org. The Independent is proud to be the exclusive media partner of AFPKC.…

Cheers to Volunteers! Michelle Carlstedt

Michelle Carlstedt joined Urban Ranger Corps’ (URC) board of directors in May of 2019. Since then, she has served as chairman of the development and marketing committees. Michelle has also…