I On Philanthropy

Joe Arri

Starlight Theatre is so very fortunate to have Joe Arri as a volunteer. He has been a member of the Ambassador team for four years, and serves as an usher captain for Broadway shows. Joe received the prestigious 2014 Woodson Award from Starlight. Joe also volunteers for Habitat for Humanity and Havesters. Thank you, Joe, for everything you do for Our Town!

Joe Arri posed with Starlight Ambassadors.

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Amy Bretall

Amy Bretall is a member of the Centurions, Class of 2015. She serves as co-chairman of the projects committee. Amy is the founder and CEO of Arbor Grove, a human resources, public outreach and real estate firm. She received a bachelor of science degree in business from Missouri State University, and a master’s degree in human resources management from Webster University. She is currently pursuing a PhD.

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Helping Hands

These four enterprising, adorable girls volunteered during spring break at Harvesters to help pack more than 550 boxes of food to be delivered to low-income seniors. A job well done by these terrific young ladies! 

Alice Brandt, Ffion Hughes and Caroline Brandt, all fifth graders at St. Agnes Catholic School; and Nia Hughes, a second grader at Horizon Academy

Also featured in the April 18, 2015 issue of The Independent
 
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Patti Phillips

Missouri Sports Hall of Fame
Patti Phillips, NACWAA; was inducted into The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame at the second annual Women in Sports Luncheon on March 23rd at the Ramada Oasis Convention Center in Springfield, Missouri. Congratulations, Patti! 

Patti Phillips, NACWAA; with Robin Sterneck

Also featured in the April 18, 2015 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Janet Rogers
 
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Amy Young

Amy Young was born and raised in Our Town. She is a member of Centurions, Class of 2015, and is co-chairman of the November Task Force on Kansas City Traditions and Hidden Gems. She also serves on the projects committee. Amy is creative director at Barkley and is married to Mike Adams. They have two children, Cambridge and Fritz.

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