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Subscriber Spotlight – Catherine Dudenhoeffer

Catherine Dudenhoeffer is passionate about non-profit work and helping others. Her interest began in high school when she volunteered for the Special Olympics and continued through college where she was involved in her sorority’s literacy philanthropy. She graduated with a bachelor of arts in communication from the University of Missouri and was a member of Pi Beta Phi.

Catherine’s first job after college was at Turning Point: The Center for Hope and Healing. Under the guidance of  Dr.Moira Mulhern and Tracey DeMarea, she learned all about non-profit work and fundraising events. She is currently working towards a master of arts degree in management with an emphasis on fundraising from Avila University and Hartsook Institute for Fundraising. Recently, she began working as development and events coordinator for the Red Cross of Greater Kansas City, where she is busy preparing for their big gala, Red Ball. She still gives  of her time reading to children at University Academy through the Pi Phi Alumni club. Thank you, Catherine, for all you do for Our Town!

Also featured in the February 18th issue of The Independent
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