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Philanthropy Matters – Karen Massman VanAsdale

As director of corporate relations for the Kansas City Ballet, Karen Massman VanAsdale is excited to connect her dots – a passion for the arts, extensive storytelling and marketing experience, and a lifelong commitment to contributing time, talent, and treasure to causes and organizations that are important to her and the community. According to Karen, the arts have the unique power of bringing diverse people together to inspire, educate, and entertain. “I’m a fourth-generation Kansas Citian with deep roots in the philanthropic community, so for me, giving is a privilege and a responsibility. I am thankful to live and work in a town where every individual really does have the opportunity to make a difference. I am so proud to be part of such an incredible organization.”


 

Karen Massman VanAsdale, director of corporate relations, Kansas City Ballet
Photo credit: Tom Styrkowicz

 

Karen Massman VanAsdale, Sue Massman, and Claire VanAsdale

Also featured in the October 26, 2019 issue of The Independent

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