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In the Spotlight

Janice Fischer
Janice Fischer has been a member of the Kansas City Young Matrons since 2003 and was recently named its president. She has held many positions with KCYM, including director of membership, director of programs, director of associate sustaining members, new members chairman, and ways and means chairman.

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Hall of Fame

The University of Kansas Hospital
June 5th was the date for The University of Kansas Hospital’s third annual Hall of Fame at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Former Kansas Governor Bill Graves received the Legacy Award and Mary and Dr. William Reed and Deanna and Greg Graves were honored with the Catalyst Awards. Lockton Companies and Standard Beverage Corporation received the Partner in Excellence Awards.

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Spotlight on Centurions

Jennifer Kraenzle
Jennifer Kraenzle is the manager of volunteers and special events at Alphapointe.  During her two years with Centurions, she has served and been chairman on the projects committee, where she has had the opportunity to establish partnerships with 100 nonprofit agencies in Our Town. Jennifer also volunteers her time with the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival and the Special Olympics.

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Cheers to Volunteers

Paul Brooks
The Whole Person assists people with disabilities to live independently and encourages change within the community to expand opportunities for independent living. Paul Brooks is the ultimate “go to volunteer” at The Whole Person, bringing energy and support to every event.  
Also featured in the July 13th issue of The Independent

Paul Brooks

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First Call Alcohol/Drug Prevention & Recovery

Message in a Bottle 
The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial will be the site of First Call Alcohol/Drug Prevention & Recovery’s third annual Message in a Bottle event on September 17th. The keynote speakers are David Sheff and Nic Sheff, bestselling authors of A Beautiful Boy and We All Fall Down.  Lena Price and Tom Cohen are the chairmen.

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