I On Philanthropy

Gail Gray

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Gail Gray is a member of Centurions, Class of 2016. She serves on the projects committee and the Law and Order Task Force. Gail is the vice president of operations at CommunityAmerica Credit Union. She and her husband, Robert, have a daughter, Jasmine.

Also featured in the August 8, 2015 issue of The Independent 
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2015 CLASS OF RISING STARS – JEREMY LILLIG

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Jeremy Lillig feels honored to be one of The Independent’s Rising Stars of Philanthropy and finds it to be a great privilege to be able to contribute to our wonderful Town. Philanthropy is an ingrained part of his professional, civic and personal life. As managing director of the Bright Futures Fund, Jeremy helps to improve the lives of disadvantaged children by providing them with scholarships to attend Catholic grade schools.

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Chaeyoung Park

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Eighteen-year-old Chaeyoung Park will be the guest artist with the Kansas City Symphony at the Symphony League’s Symphony Ball, “Rhapsody in Blue,” to be held on September 12th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Joan Horan is the honorary chairman, and Elaine Mann and Annette Sherrow are serving as the co-chairmen.

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Suzanne Prendergast

Suzanne Prendergast was born in Chicago but considers Kansas City her home. Suzanne works in large group marketing at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City. She is a member of Centurions, Class of 2015. Suzanne is co-chairman of the social committee and serves on the Wild Card Task Force. She and her husband, Rich, have a daughter, Torre Elizabeth.

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Caroline VanDeusen

Caroline VanDeusen is from Lincoln, Nebraska. She is a member of Centurions, Class of 2016 and serves on the Wild Card Task Force and the communications committee. Caroline works in business development for NIC Services. She and her husband, Geoff, have three children, Geoffrey, Anna and Adeline.

Also featured in the July 11, 2015 issue of The Independent
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