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Courtney Goddard

Rising Star Reflections
Courtney Goddard is a member of the Rising Stars, Class of 2014. Whenever she is asked to serve on a board or as chairman of an event, she always says ‘yes,’ asking herself, “If not now, when? If not me, who?” Courtney and her husband, Dr. Dana Hawkinson, are the parents of Caroline, age five, and Wyatt, age seven, and live in Mission Hills. 
Also featured in the May 3rd issue of The Independent 

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Putting Kids on the Right Course

Ozanam’s Golf Classic, “Putting Kids on the Right Course,” will take place at Ironhorse Golf Club on May 12th. Guests will enjoy a putting contest, a silent auction, a raffle, a delicious lunch from Panera Bread of Kansas, and a four-person scramble tournament. Brady Wombolt is the event chairman.

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Project 39

Helping Children 
Project 39 hosted a Kick-Off Celebration on April 3rd for hosts participating in The Mother of All Happy Hours event. On May 8th, the hosts will invite their friends to gather and donate new baby items for mothers living in poverty. The donations will help families who are involved with The Family Conservancy’s Healthy Parents, Healthy Kids program.

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The Jewel Ball

A Kansas City Tradition 
Mary Shaw “Shawsie” Branton (Mrs. William Coleman Branton) will serve as the honorary chairman of the 60th Anniversary Jubilee of The Jewel Ball, to be held on June 21st at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Shawsie was the chairman of the 1983 Jewel Ball. Shawsie’s two daughters participated in The Jewel Ball. Leslie Branton Hoffecker was a debutante in 1968 and Page Branton Reed was a debutante in 1974.

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Brett Wacha

Brett Wacha is a member of the Centurions Class of 2014. He serves on the Community Leadership Committee and co-chaired the Entrepreneurship Task Force at the Kauffman Foundation and the Henry W. Bloch Executive Hall for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Brett is a principal and co-founder of Clickfarm, an award-winning digital marketing agency located in the Crossroads. 
Also featured in the May 3rd issue of The Independent

Brett Wacha with his wife, Melanie, and their daughter, Meredith.

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