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Banking on KC

Oct 27, 2021

On this episode of Banking on KC, Barnett Helzberg, former chairman of Helzberg Diamonds and founder of the Helzberg Entrepreneurial Mentoring Program (HEMP), joins host Kelly Scanlon to discuss entrepreneurship in Kansas City.

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  1. How Barnett’s inspiration for starting HEMP stemmed from...


Oct 20, 2021

On this episode of Banking on KC, Dr. Michelle Robin, founder of Small Changes Big Shifts, joins host Kelly Scanlon to discuss her annual 31-Day Kindness Campaign and how small, individual acts of kindness can change the world.

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  1. Dr. Robin’s journey, including how acts of kindness shown to her have...


Oct 13, 2021

On this episode of Banking on KC, Chris Rosson, president and CEO of United Way of Greater Kansas City, joins host Kelly Scanlon to talk about this year’s United Way campaign and the how the organization is a conduit for Kansas Citians to help Kansas Citians.

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  1. How the United Way was established in...


Oct 6, 2021

On this episode of Banking on KC, Gary and Trish Walker, co-founders of Monkey Brain Art, join host Kelly Scanlon to discuss how their new nonprofit uses art, meditation and mindfulness to help veterans and first responders combat PTSD.

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  1. Organization was an outgrowth of Gary’s use of art...


Sep 29, 2021

On this episode of Banking on KC, Glenn North, co-founder of the African American Artists Collective and poet laureate of the 18th and Vine Historic District, joins host Kelly Scanlon to discuss the mission of the AAAC. In addition to being an award-winning poet, Glenn is an activist, educator and arts executive.

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