I On Philanthropy

2017 Most Wanted Honoree Darren Prenger

BIG Impact. BIG Reward.
As the Chief Operating Officer for ECCO Select, 2017 Most Wanted Honoree Darren Prenger is responsible for running the day-to-day operations of the organization. When Darren isn’t managing the business; he enjoys spending time with his wife, Shannon, and their two children, Samantha and Michael.

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2017 Most Wanted Honoree Darron Story

BIG Impact. BIG Reward.
When 2017 Most Wanted Honoree Darron Story is not working in the financial technology sector for EML Payments, he is a husband, father of six and grandfather of three. Darron hosts a weekly gospel music show on Magic 107.3, sings in his church and performs with his R&B group, Lo-Key. Mentoring is very important to Darron. He understands the need for young people to have positive role models because he has run a mentoring organization in the past.

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Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri – Holiday Mart

Bartle Hall is the site for the Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri’s Holiday Mart on October 19th through the 22nd. Not only will shoppers find great gifts, (including some for themselves), but the event benefits the community. For example, two of the beneficiaries are Wayside Waifs and Happy Bottoms. More than 5,400 animals will find forever homes this year, thanks to Wayside Waifs. As for Happy Bottoms, the organization provides diapers to low-income families.

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2017 Most Wanted Honoree Mimi Kippes

BIG Impact. BIG Reward.
2017 Most Wanted Honoree Mimi Kippes starts each day at one of her favorite local spots, CrossFit Memorial Hill, before going to work at The Fontaine Hotel, where she serves as Senior Sales Manager. Mimi is passionate about her two children, Amelia and Henry. She looks forward to family reunions at her parents’ home on Lake Hartwell in South Carolina. Mimi enjoys live music, traveling, philanthropic work, and cooking.

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