Center Stage

Spotlight on Centurions – Austin Bickford

Austin Bickford and his brother, Julian Bickford, founded BicMedia, a video, animation and music production company, located in the Crossroads Arts District. Austin is a member of the Centurions, class of 2017 and serves on the Wild Card Task Force and the social committee. Austin volunteers at Children’s Mercy Hospital, Great Plains SPCA and Phoenix Family.

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Saint Luke’s North Hospital – Imagine…A Night of Jesters and Jazz

Exciting plans are being made for Saint Luke’s North Hospital’s Imagine…A Night of Jesters and Jazz at the Courtyard Kansas City at Briarcliff. Lisa and Dr. Donald Cole, Dr. Shelby and Dustin Durand, Michelle and Brian Smith, and Twyla and John Wilson are co-chairmen of the April 1st event. Guests will enjoy delectable fare, a live auction, beautiful views of Downtown Kansas City, and entertainment by Quixotic and Tim Whitmer and the KC Express.

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Truman Library Institute – Wild About Harry

Wild About Harry will be held on April 7th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. The theme, “Truman’s Whistle Stop Campaign,” will transport guests back to 1948 and Harry Truman’s historic race for the White House. John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, managing editors of Bloomberg Politics; will be the special guest speakers, and Dr. Henry Kissinger will receive the Harry S. Truman Legacy of Leadership Award.

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