I On Philanthropy

Steve Pello

Steve Pello has been a volunteer with Wayside Waifs for the last 15 years. He has watched the organization evolve into what it is today. Thanks to Steve’s dedication and love, the animals flourish and learn to trust again. Steve’s wisdom and experience make him a valuable asset to new volunteers and the staff at Wayside.
Also featured in the September 20th issue of The Independent 

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Ladies’ Night Out

Shopping Extravaganza
Grab your girlfriends, grab a cocktail and grab a shopping bag! Holiday Mart, a benefit for The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri, will be held from October 16th through the 19th at Bartle Hall. Ladies’ Night Out will be held on October 17th. The event will feature signature cocktails, delicious fare from PB&J Restaurants, amazing shopping, and live entertainment.

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The Lions in Four

Product Line Launch Party
Laura and Lantz Welch’s beautiful estate on Weatherby Lake will be the setting for The Lions in Four Product Line Launch Party, to be held on September 28th. The fun event will feature a performance by Georgia Middleman, who is a member of the Blue Sky Riders band. Lions in Four was created by Julie Martin, and is a globally-minded, socially conscious affordable luxury brand.

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The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

20th Anniversary Gala
The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art’s 20th Anniversary Gala will be held on October 11th at the Museum. Partygoers will revel in a Roaring Twenties speakeasy, where they can enjoy cocktails and delicious fare from Café Sebastienne, cut a rug and raid food trucks late into the night. Karen and Jack Holland are the honorary chairmen of the event that will feature a “ROAR” theme.

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Tracey Hannah

Tracey Hannah works for CommunityAmerica Credit Union as compliance counsel. Tracey is married to Brian Hannah and they have two children, Josie and Charlie. As part of the Centurions Program, Tracey served on the Trip Committee and the Recruiting Committee and has been involved with Downtown Outreach and Project Uplift.

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