I On Philanthropy

WIN for KC Triathlon

Run, Heidi, Run

Heidi Johnson, who competed in the in the WIN for KC Triathlon last year, had heard great things about the event and registered early so she wouldn’t miss out. “The motivational emails I received prior to the race kept me going, and I couldn’t wait for race day. It was very inspiring to see women of all ages finish the race.” The WIN for KC triathlon will take place on July 27th at Smithville Lake.

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Cheers to Volunteers

Jason Souter 
Jason Souter recently took a sabbatical from his job as a project manager at Cerner Corporation, which included spending seven days at Ronald McDonald House Charities – Kansas City, stocking linen closets and organizing storage areas and toys. He and his daughter, Jayden, had spent more than 100 nights there after she was diagnosed with a rare form of Wilms cancer.

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Otis Taylor Celebrity Golf Tournament

Tee Time
June 24th is the date for the 20th Annual Otis Taylor Celebrity Golf Tournament at Swope Memorial Golf Course. Players will join Ricky Siglar, Kansas City Chiefs ambassador; and other sports celebrities from the Kansas City Chiefs, Comets, Sporting KC, and Kansas City Royals teams for a great day of golf. Hugh O’Donnell is serving as the chairman.

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Spotlight on Centurions

Troy Lillebo
Troy Lillebo, a South Dakota native, lived in Arizona and Indiana before settling down in Our Town. He is the assistant vice chancellor for external relations at UMKC. Troy is the treasurer for Centurions, serves on the Kansas City Repertory Theatre’s board of directors and was recently appointed to the Mayor’s Challenge Cabinet.

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Cheers to Volunteers

Roberta Abramson
Treasured volunteer Roberta Abramson has served on the board of directors of Hope House for nearly five years. Much of Roberta’s time has been spent working on events and fundraising and bringing awareness to the issue of domestic violence. Roberta currently works for Hallmark Cards and has connected many people within the creative community to Hope House.  
Also featured in the May 18th issue of The Independent

 
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