Spofford’s Butterfly Gala will be held on October 8th at the Overland Park Sheraton. Teresa and Ryan Keller and Christian and Jim Brown are serving as the co-chairmen. The 17th annual event will celebrate Spofford’s 100th birthday.
Carla Duryee is a fabulous volunteer for KCU. She recently served as chairman of KCU’s community engagement committee, where she helped launch the Leading the Way Centennial Campaign. Carla served on the board of trustees for nine years and is busy planning KCU’s Centennial Gala.
The University of Kansas Hospital held its sixth annual Hall of Fame Dinner and Awards Celebration at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza on June 7th. Dr. Marc A. Asher and Frank J. Ross, Jr. received Legacy Awards for their leadership and service. Lisa Hale and the Hale Family Foundation and the Sunderland Foundation, represented by Charlie Sunderland; received Catalyst Awards.
Terri Barnes is a versatile business leader with a unique blend of customer service and operations experience in the financial service and health care industries. She received her bachelor of science degree in business administration at Park University. Terri was a call-center manager for 22 years at American Century Investments, Upromise Investments and Amerigroup Insurance until she retired in 2014. She has taken those skills and areas of expertise to the non-profit sector.
Gina Lange is a seventh and eighth grade health teacher at Heritage Middle School in Liberty, Missouri. She is an amazing volunteer for Girls on the Run Serving Greater Kansas City. When the organization began piloting its new Girls on the Run curriculum for middle school girls, Heart & Sole, Gina was asked to lead the new program with her team at Heritage Middle School.