I On Philanthropy

Cheers to Volunteers

Michael Nield

Junior Achievement of Middle America is proud to recognize Michael Nield, of UMB Bank, as its 2012 Volunteer of the Year. Michael began volunteering for JA in 2005 in Kansas City, Missouri Public Schools. Over the years, he has taught 14 JA kindergarten and second grade classes and has been an advocate for recruiting other JA volunteers in the community.

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Spectacular Speaker Series

Genevieve Byrne Speaker Series
The Steering Committee for the 13th annual Genevieve Byrne Speaker Series gathered recently at Carriage Club to kick-off planning for this year’s event. Diane Johnson is the honorary chairman, and Debbie Kennedy and Ellen Merriman are serving as the co-chairmen. Mary Matalin and James Carville will be the featured guest speakers on October 23rd at the Folly Theater. The Genevieve Byrne Speaker Series benefits local American Red Cross programs and services.

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Cheers to Volunteers

David Levy

                    David Levy and Jason Sudeikis

David Levy has been a tireless volunteer these past five months for the Children’s Mercy Cancer Center. David donated more than 300 hours through his work as the chairman of the marketing committee for the Big Slick Celebrity Weekend.Thank you, David, for all of your good work. Your dedication to Children’s Mercy is priceless!
Also featured in the August 4th issue

 
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Nonprofit Connect

Open House and Ribbon Cutting
More than 200 people joined in the festivities to celebrate Nonprofit Connect’s new home in the KCPT building at the Open House and Ribbon Cutting on June 21st.
Also featured in July 21st issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Terry Weckbaugh

Lindsay Nelson, Luann Feehan, David Miles, Kliff Kuehl, Patrick Sallee, Laurie McCormack, and Amy Mulligan Kennedy cut the ribbon to celebrate Nonprofit Connect’s new location at 31st and Main.

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Cheers to Volunteers

Marillac Auxiliary
For nearly 30 years, the women of the Marillac Auxiliary have volunteered their time in service to the children of Marillac. Each week volunteers from the group staff the children’s library and stock the Little Store, a gift shop within the facility started by the Auxiliary. The countless hours that the Auxiliary gives helps to make Marillac a better place for children.

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