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Gilda’s Night with a View

Gilda’s Club Kansas City
September 27th is the date for Gilda’s Club Kansas City’s Gilda’s Night with a View. Savory sweets and treats and a unique live auction will be featured. Michelle and Joshua Kurzban, who are serving as the chairmen, have both been impacted by cancer and are excited to help others in Our Town, so that no one faces it alone.

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Brandon Fancher

Rising Star Reflections
Brandon Fancher is serving as the board president of the Children’s Mercy Cancer Center Auxiliary as well as volunteering at the Big Slick Celebrity Weekend. He has been involved in a variety of roles with Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics. He is very proud to call Our Town his home. Brandon is a Rising Star, Class of 2014.

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Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary

Annual Spring Luncheon
Milburn Country Club was the place for the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary’s Annual Spring Luncheon on May 21st. Guest Speaker Shannon Hodge brought a new perspective on ways of looking at food in her presentation, “Stop the Food Fight.” Ralph Wrobley and his son, Kirk Wrobley, presented Kay Roscoe with the Madeline C. Wrobley Volunteering With Passion Award.

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Julie Randolph

A League of Her Own
Julie Randolph is honored to serve as the president of the Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri, during the 2014-2015 year.  Holiday Mart, the League’s largest fundraiser, will be held at Bartle Hall from October 16th through the 19th. A celebration of the fifth and final year of the League’s community impact area focuses on children’s nutrition and fitness.

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Dorothy Claussen and Ernestine White

Twice a week, Dorothy Claussen and Ernestine White cook lunch for the National Parkinson Foundation Heartland’s Wellness Classes for up to 25 people each time. They also are full-time caregivers to their spouses who have Parkinson’s. Susan Varner, who has Parkinson’s and multiple system atrophy (MSA), volunteers at least once a week in the office helping with mailings and office tasks. Thank you, Susan, Ernestine and Dorothy, for all you do for The Foundation.

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