I On Philanthropy

Wake Up and Smell the Coffee

Passover Blend
The Roasterie and Jewish Family Services have teamed up to create a special Passover blend of coffee. A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit the community food pantry that JFS operates. The new blend, which has been certified kosher for Passover, is a combination of beans from Brazil, Columbia and Costa Rica and is French roasted. The Passover blend is being offered through The Roasterie’s website and several area grocery stores. To order, visit www.theroasterie.com.

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Shelly Koehler

Since graduating from Kansas State University in 1996, Shelly Koehler has spent the majority of her career in healthcare construction and is currently a senior project manager at J.E. Dunn Construction. Shelly is a member of the Centurions Class of 2014 is and co-chairman of the Projects Committee, where she coordinates volunteers with roughly 100 non-profit events in Our Town. Shelly and her husband, Casey, enjoy being outside and are avid water skiers.

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The Truman Library Institute

Wild About Harry
The Truman Library Institute’s Wild About Harry will be held on April 10th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Cathy Schultz and Cathy Hedlund served as co-chairmen for the invitation addressing party that was held on February 25th at the beautiful home of Cathy Schultz.

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Scott Pioli Family Scholarship

Grace Li-Haug and Molly Kruse are this year’s recipients of the Scott Pioli Family Scholarship through WIN for KC. This annual scholarship is given to a high school senior girl who has been involved with WIN for KC through Camp WIN or the Youth Advisory Board. Congratulations, Grace and Molly!
Also featured in the March 22nd issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Thomas Photographic

Grace Li-Haug, honoree

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Betty Boyd

Powell Gardens is grateful to have Betty Boyd as such a dedicated and caring volunteer. Within the last year, she has contributed almost 500 hours of service at fundraisers, special events, selling memberships, and working in the Gardens a few days each week. Betty loves the caring dedication of the staff and volunteers. She appreciates nature’s beauty and tranquility while working in the Gardens.

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