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Dr. Rebecca Hierholzer

Rising Star Reflections
Dr. Rebecca Hierholzer, a board certified emergency physician, has worked in emergency departments since 1984. Rebecca co-founded COVERSA (Collection of Victim Evidence Regarding Sexual Assault) in 2000. She is a supporter of MOCSA, the American Heart Association and the Emergency Medicine Foundation. Rebecca helped to establish the Missouri Honor Fund within the American Medical Association Foundation, which supports community health initiatives in Missouri.

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Darren Taylor

Darren Taylor served as the Corporate Walk Chairman for the 16th annual Light the Night Walk and made an incredible impact on the success of this year’s event. Darren serves as the CEO of Cobalt Talon, and is a member of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Mid-America Chapter’s board of trustees.¬†
Also featured in the June 14th issue of The Independent 

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Under a Harvest Moon

Harvest Delight
September 21st is the date for the sixth annual Under a Harvest Moon at Powell Gardens. Diane and Ford Brent are the honorary chairmen, and Sheldon Andrew is serving as the chairman of the event that benefits youth education programs at the Gardens. Chef Linda Duerr, The River Club; and her husband, Chef Leon Bahlmann, Claridge Court; are serving as the event’s first-ever chef duo.

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March of Dimes

The March of Dimes’ Signature Chefs Auction will be held on October 13th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Holly and Greg Mosher are serving as the chairmen of the event that will feature tastings from award-winning chefs from Our Town and across the nation and a unique and exciting auction. Debbie Gold, James Beard Award winner, is the lead chef.

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Young at Art Cocktail Party

In the Spotlight 
August 23rd is the date for the Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA’s) 10th annual Young at Art Cocktail Party and Auction at the Uptown Theater. Deanna and Greg Graves are serving as the honorary chairmen, and Melanie Fenske and Kim Harp are the co-chairmen. Guests will enjoy drinks and delicious fare, silent and live auction items and live entertainment by The Elders.

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