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DIRECTORS OF PHILANTHROPY – Kansas City Art Institute

In the Directors of Philanthropy issue, The Independent celebrates the remarkable people in Our Town who donate so much of their time and talents to charitable organizations. They make Kansas City a better place to live.
* To prepare gifted students to transform the world creatively through art and design.

Board Members: (First row) Tony Jones and Joshua C.

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DIRECTORS OF PHILANTHROPY – Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri

In the Directors of Philanthropy issue, The Independent celebrates the remarkable people in Our Town who donate so much of their time and talents to charitable organizations. They make Kansas City a better place to live.
* To promote voluntarism, develop the potential of women and improve communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.

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Congratulations, Janelle & Ryan!

Mr. and Mrs. David Keith Woelk of Hutchinson, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Janelle Lynn Woelk, to Ryan Matthew Haverty, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Raymond Haverty of Mission Hills. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. Larson Woelk of Newton, Kansas, and the late Mrs. Woelk and the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Swanson. Janelle is a graduate of Topeka High School in Topeka, Kansas.

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DIRECTORS OF PHILANTHROPY – Center for Practical Bioethics

In the Directors of Philanthropy issue, The Independent celebrates the remarkable people in Our Town who donate so much of their time and talents to charitable organizations. They make Kansas City a better place to live.
* To raise and respond to ethical issues in health and healthcare. 

Board Members: Dr. Sandra Stites, Liza Townsend, Dr. John Yeast, Eva Karp, and Dr. Darrin D-Agostino (out of camera range) Dr. Abiodun Akinwuntan, Drew Billingsley, Mary Beth Blake, Nancy Cohn, Dr.

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