I On Philanthropy

MOCSA – Community Luncheon

Committee members for MOCSA’s Community Luncheon gathered at The Mezzanine at Lead Bank for a planning meeting hosted by MOCSA Board Secretary Josh Rowland. The May 6th luncheon will be held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Jeffrey S. Bucholtz, co-director of We End Violence; is the keynote speaker.

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KidsTLC – Pour for More

Cara and Travis Rhoades are serving as chairmen of the fourth annual Pour for More, a benefit for KidsTLC. The Palm Beach themed-event will be held on April 22nd at The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. Guests will enjoy signature cocktails, farm-fresh food from Café Sebastienne, local entertainment, silent auction bar carts, and dancing.

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Spotlight on Centurions – Nathan Oleen

Nathan Oleen is a partner at Husch Blackwell with a practice focused on intellectual property in the technology industry. He is a member of Centurions, class of 2017, and serves on the Economic Development Task Force and the social committee. Nathan earned an engineering degree from Kansas State University and a juris doctor from the University of Missouri. He and his wife, Shannon, live in Brookside.

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Cheers To Volunteers – Laura Gregory & Anne Blessing

Throughout the years, Laura Gregory and Anne Blessing’s leadership has led Reach Out and Read Kansas City through several important changes, including expansion to more than 52 clinics in the Kansas City area. More than one million new books have been distributed and community awareness has increased. Thank you, Laura and Anne for your passion for Reach Out and Read Kansas City!

Anne Blessing posed with the Cat in the Hat.

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