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TARC celebrates achievements at Annual Awards Banquet

What: TARC’s 63rd Annual Awards
Where: Big Gage Shelter House, 635 South Gage Blvd, Topeka, Kan.
When: Monday, March 13, 6:30 p.m.

TOPEKA, Kan. (March 13) – TARC will host their 63rdAnnual Awards Celebration, Tuesday evening, March 13, 2017 at the Big Gage Shelter House. The festivities will be hosted by KSNT’s Brooke Lennington and Kyle Brochert with awards presented by TARC’s Executive Director, Eileen Doran.

Award winners include community members, volunteers and local businesses who support TARC, a not-for-profit service organization that works to enhance the lives of people with developmental and related disabilities and their families, with service, support, advocacy and community involvement.

Community honorees include:
The Lazy Toad, Employer of the Year
Student Treasures, Customer of the Year
Mary “Mert” & Mickey Bradshaw, Volunteers of the Year

Full list of winners will be available after the awards banquet.

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TARC is a not-for-profit service organization that works to enhance the lives of people with developmental and related disabilities and their families, with service, support, advocacy and community involvement.

Winter Wonderland brings in record breaking funds for TARC Programs

Thank you to our sponsors and the continued community support for TARC’s Winter Wonderland! Our 19th Annual Winter Wonderland raised record funds to help us continue to provide quality service, support and advocacy for 2,500 children, families and adults with developmental, intellectual and related disabilities. Thank you to all who contributed their time, talent and supported TARC – we were able to raise $191,600.70 that will go directly to TARC programming! We hope to see you next year for the 20th annual Winter Wonderland!

TARC Announces 2017 Board Members
TOPEKA, Kan. (January 19, 2017)- TARC is pleased to announce the 2017 Board Members. Board members were elected at TARC’s Annual Meeting held November 28, 2016.

TARC Foundation Board:
Ann Shelton (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas), President
Matthew Bergmann (Frieden, Unrein & Forbes LLP), Vice President
Andrew Wiechen (Architect One, PA), Secretary
Travis Stryker (CAS Constructors, LLC), Treasurer
Kim Savage (Westar Energy), Trustee
Ken Scott (Capitol Federal Savings), Past President
Carolyn Annand (Hill’s Pet Nutrition), Trustee
Ron Gwaltney (Westar Energy), Trustee
Keith Mazachek (Washburn University), Trustee
E. Lou Bjorgaard Probasco (Probasco & Associates, Inc.), Trustee
Todd Reeves (Legacy Trust Partners), Trustee
Lindsay Freeman (Advisor’s Excel), Trustee

TARC, Inc. Board of Directors:
Joell Chockley (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas), President
Karen Moore (Moore Home Team), President Elect
Barb Duncan (Stormont-Vail HealthCare), Past President
Richard Martinez (Kansas Department of Commerce), Secretary
Mike Kongs (Stormont-Vail HealthCare), Treasurer
Virginia Lockhart, Director Emeritus
Mary “Mert” Bradshaw (Community Volunteer), Director
Judy Dowd (Cotton O’Neil Dermatology Clinic), Director
Carol Huffman (Policy Studies), Director

Mike Munson (Gay, Riordan, Fincher, Munson & Sinclair, PA), Director
Bruce Myers (Midway Wholesale), Director
Mike Morse (KS Commercial Real Estate Services), Director
Jayme L. Painter, CPA (Summers, Spencer & Company, P.A.) Director
Nathan Girard (se2) Director
Carmen Hill (Security Benefit Corporation), Director
Dr. Randall Schumacher (Pediatrics, PA), Director
Molly Howey (Go Topeka), Director

Sherry Lundry

Development Director

slundry@tarcinc.org | 785.506.8679

Bri Holmes Daniels

Development/Marketing Coordinator

bholmes@tarcinc.org | 785.506.8720

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