I On Philanthropy

Back to the Future

Save the Date!
Phoenix Family’s 11th Annual Event, Back to the Future, is set for May 1st in the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center. Trent and Julie Green are serving as honorary chairmen. Jeanette Prenger will receive the 2014 Clifton R. Cohn Distinguished Community Leader Award for her exemplary record of accomplishments and for bettering the Kansas City community. For tickets, vist www.phoenixfamily.

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Brian Hayhow

Brian Hayhow can always be counted on to lend a helping hand at Children’s Mercy Hospitals & Clinics. Brian volunteers with patients on a weekly basis and is a former Volunteer of the Month award recipient. He is a founding member and chairman of the new Mercy Ambassadors Auxiliary.¬†
Also featured in the April 5th issue of The Independent 

Georgiane and Brian Hayhow posed with Brian’s parents, Joyce and Jack Hayhow, when Brian received his Volunteer of the Month award.

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Aaron Link

A native of Our Town, Aaron Link is a graduate of Rockhurst High School. He is a project manager for Perceptive Software’s public sector clients. Aaron serves on the Centurion Task Force where he has worked with KinderKC and Operation Breakthrough. The Centurions program has taught Aaron about the many facets of Our Town and how various elements intertwine to create the fabric of our community.

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Boots & Bow Ties

Home On The Range
June 28th is the date for Boots & Bow Ties, a benefit celebrating 35 years of The Coterie Theatre. Guests will boot scoot onto the Crown Center Square and enjoy cocktails, dinner and a country cabaret. Johyne Hamra is serving as the chairman, and Beth Ingram, Laurie and Chip Ingram and Jill Ingram Reynolds are the honorary co-chairmen.

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In the Spotlight

The Salvation Army is pleased to announce that former First Lady Mrs. George W. Bush will be the keynote speaker at its 2014 Civic Luncheon. A member of The Salvation Army’s National Advisory Board, Mrs. Bush has championed key issues in the fields of education, health care and human rights.

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