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Cheers to Volunteers – John DeWitt

Rose Brooks Center’s annual Field Day event would not be the same without Coach John DeWitt, Belvidere Elementary School. John donates his time, equipment and energy to transform the grounds into a maze of relays, parachutes, balloon tosses, sack races, and more. Thanks to John’s kindness and generosity, the nearly 50 children living Rose Brooks Center enjoy a day full of smiles, normalcy, escape, and healing.

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Spotlight on Centurions – Lydia Allen

Lydia Allen is a member of the Centurions, class of 2018. She is a steering committee member and serves on the May Trip Task Force. A native of Our Town, Lydia is the ArtsKC Fund Manager at ArtsKC – Regional Arts Council. She enjoys learning about new volunteer opportunities in the arts, education and healthcare through Centurions.

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Kansas City Museum – The Derby Party

The Derby Party, hosted by the Kansas City Museum Foundation to benefit the Kansas City Museum, will be held on May 6th. On the Museum’s historic grounds and Carriage House, enjoy music by Victor & Penny, southern food created by The Westside Local, southern beverage creations made with local Kansas City distillery labels, yard games, and Best-dressed and Best-hat competitions with special guest judges. For tickets, visit eventbrite.com.

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The Barstow School – Barstow on Bourbon Street

Barstow on Bourbon Street, a New Orleans-themed auction, was held on February 25th at The Ritz Charles. Parents, grandparents, alumni, and friends of The Barstow School enjoyed silent auctions, live music, dinner, and a Social Club. Jann Stevens-Moore and Heidi Whitehill served as the co-chairmen. Proceeds support Barstow’s Annual Fund.

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KidsTLC – Pour for More

April 28th is the date for Pour for More, a signature cocktail event benefiting KidsTLC. Kerri Frazier and Julie Houts are serving as the co-chairmen. Guests will explore the Museum’s galleries, enjoy delicious food and drink from Cafe Sebastienne, bid on unique, custom bar carts, and dance to live music from D.J. Mike Scott.

Kerri Frazier and Julie Houts, co-chairmen

Also featured in the April 1, 2017 issue 
Photo Credit: J.

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