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Ken Fitzpatrick named Volunteer
of the Year

Ken Fitzpatrick, a Silver Haired Legislator from Clay County, was recently named one of this year's winners of the Lt. Governor's Senior Volunteer of the Year Award.

In the words of former State Representative and current Presiding Commissioner of Clay County, Jerry Nolte, “Kendall Fitzpatrick has been THE ‘go-to person for senior issues’ in the northland” of the Kansas City Metropolitan Service Agency.

Ken has been and active member of the Silver Haired Legislature for 17 years, and also served as a volunteer for CLAIM - Missouri's healthe insurance assistance program that helps seniors navigate Medicare and Medicaid, as well as other volunteer roles.

UMB Associates help at Shepherd's Center

UMB associates, either individually or in groups, have helped out at Shepherd’s Center twelve days since August 2016.

There has been someone from their company here each month since then, except for January.
Half a dozen UMB groups have come from many different departments within their organization including technology, wealth management and the branches.

Don Bosco patron turns 100

Nhiem Nguyen, a member of Kansas City's Vietnamese-American community and a Don Bosco Senior Center patron, celebrated her 100th birthday on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. On the day before, Don Bosco staff and patrons helped Nguyen (shown seated at right) celebrate with a celebration that included cake, friends and a special lunch.