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Truman Library Institute

Wild About Harry
The Truman Library Institute’s Wild About Harry will be held on April 23rd at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Rick Atkinson, Pulitzer-Prize winning author of The Liberation Trilogy is the special guest speaker, and the Honorable Bob Dole will receive the Harry S. Truman Legacy of Leadership Award. Henry Bloch, Bill Dunn, Sr. and Ed Matheny are the special World War II Veteran honorees.

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Crystal Ward

Crystal Ward is a member of the Centurions, Class of 2015, and is chairman of the Law and Order Task Force and a member of the projects committee. She has more than 13 years of experience in youth development, serving in various roles, which include teacher, life coach, mentor, and school administrator. Crystal has been involved with the Big Brothers Big Sisters for five years.

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Inside Pediatrics Premiere Party

Red Carpet Premiere
November 18th was the date for Children’s Mercy Hospital’s Inside Pediatrics Premiere Party at Starlight Theatre. Inside Pediatrics is a six-part documentary narrated by Paul Rudd that featured the inspiring stories of 28 families at Children’s Mercy Hospital. More than 400 guests enjoyed a panel discussion moderated by Lara Moritz and Len Jennings with physicians and families from the series, followed by a special viewing of the first episode.

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Nurse of the Year Awards

March of Dimes

November 7th was the date for the March of Dimes’ Nurse of the Year Awards gala at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Awards were presented to exceptional nurses from a variety of settings. Dean Karen Miller, The University of Kansas School of Nursing; was the honorary chairman, and Tammy Peterman, The University of Kansas Hospital; served as the chairman.

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The Women’s Foundation

22nd Annual Luncheon
Barbara P. Allen and David Wysong were the honorary co-chairmen, and Colleen and Joe Euteneuer served as the chairmen of The Women’s Foundation’s 22nd Annual Luncheon. More than 1,400 guests attended the sold-out event on December 5th that featured former United States Secretary of State Dr. Madeleine K. Albright as the keynote speaker at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. A Patrons’ Reception was held prior to the Luncheon.

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