I On Philanthropy

Gina Hopkins

Gina Hopkins is the lead Concerned Mother for Kansas City’s High Aspirations mentoring program. Gina oversees more than 30 volunteer Concerned Mothers whose young men are in the program. She also serves as secretary on the board of directors. High Aspirations serves the social, emotional, academic, and spiritual needs of African American males ages eight to 18.

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Lynn Price

Spotlight on Centurions
Lynn Price is a member of the Centurions Class of 2015. She serves on the steering committee and is a member of the “Wildcard” Task Force. Lynn is a manager of the legal department and a principal of Terracon Consultants. She is a captain for a Polar Plunge team for the Special Olympics of Kansas, and a supporter of Reconciliation Services. She and her husband, Todd Jacobs, have a son, Jack.

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Ann Goodrich

Ann Goodrich makes good things happen. Ann is retired and spends her time volunteering with many organizations that benefit children, including Reach Out and Read Kansas City. She reads to the children, serves as district captain and fills the clinics with other readers when she is not able to be there. Ann’s love for reading is contagious. Thank you, Ann, for being such a dedicated volunteer.

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Cindy Marshall

Since the opening of Great Plains SPCA’s Independence Campus in April, Cindy Marshall has donated more than 2,300 hours of service. Rain or shine, hot or cold, Cindy makes sure that all dogs are walked and receive individual play time. Her hard work improves the shelter pets’ experience, and prepares them for forever homes. Thank you, Cindy, you are a true hero!¬†
Also featured in the February 8th issue of The Independent 

 
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Joy Vann-Hamilton

Spotlight on Centurions
Joy Vann-Hamilton is the academic dean of ITT Technical Institute in Our Town and oversees campus academic operations, which includes curriculum, instruction, staffing, and compliance. She is a member of the Centurions Class of 2015, and serves on the leadership and civic engagement and communications committees.
Also featured in the February 8th issue of The Independent 

Joy Vann-Hamilton and Komica Purnell

 
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