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41. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and bio of R. Crosby Kemper, Jr., 65-year-old "chairman of United Missouri Bank and president of the American Royal Association," donating and raising funds to build the new American Royal facility...

42. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and bio of Rafaela "Lali" Garcia, or Lali Garcia, "a driving force behind the Guadalupe Center, which offers Hispanics educational and social services," growing up in "the Armourdale district of...

43. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and biographical description of Clyde McQueen, the 39-year-old "president of the Full Employment Council" helping "to find summer jobs for more than 5,000 kids, double the number his agency is set...

44. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and bio of Shirley Helzberg and her husband Barnett Helzberg, owners of Helzberg Diamonds in Kansas City and founders of "the Shirley and Barnett Helzberg Foundation, which supports endeavors in...

45. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and bio of Ed Smith and his wife Beth Smith, community activists in Kansas City since arriving here in 1947. Description of Ed as a lawyer and "the senior member of Smith Gill Fisher & Butts" involved...

46. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and bio of the still-active 80-year-old Elbert C. Cole, describing his career starting in 1972 as minister at the Central United Methodist Church and becoming founder of "the first Shepherd's Center...

47. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and biographical description of Cheryl Harris, 47-year-old co-founder of Cradles and Crayons, "a day-care center for children with special needs" and co-founder of "the newborn intensive care unit...

48. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and bio of Reverend J. Earl Cavanaugh, minister at the Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Cathedral church and "chaplain at Bishop Spencer Place, a retirement home near Westport," describing his projects...

49. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and biographical description of Roger Naber, 41-year-old co-founder of "the nationally acclaimed Kansas City Blues Society" and the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival, as well as co-owner of "the...

50. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and bio of Bob Wolff, 59-year-old founder and chairman of "Gear for Sports/Winning Ways," a Lenexa-based "designer and manufacturer of logo sportswear" established about 1974.

51. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and bio of Reverend Emanuel Cleaver II, mayor of Kansas City, discussing positive and negative opinions of several of his civic involvements, such as the Brush Creek corridor, the unrealized projects...

52. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and description of Barbara Unell as the 41-year-old "publisher of 'Twins' magazine" and promoter of a local school "kindness" campaign.

53. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and bio of Adele Hall, an award-winning charity organizer (including the 1990 Kansas Citian of the Year Award from the Chamber of Commerce), especially with children, born about 1931 and becoming...

54. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and bio of Rabbi Michael Zedek, 46-year-old rabbi of the Temple B'nai Jehudah and co-chairman of "a task force for Kansas City's Project Harmony."

55. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and biographical description of Claire McCaskill, "Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney-elect" in 1992.

56. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and biographical description of H. Dean Jernigan, "a veteran biology teacher" with experimental methods "at the Summer Enrichment Programs at Shawnee Mission South High School" at the age of 50 in...

57. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and biographical description of James Mobberley, "one of the country's hottest classical [music] composers" and "the Kansas City Symphony's first composer-in-residence" at the age of 37 while "teaching...

58. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and biographical sketch of William Dunn, Sr., "the chairman of J. E. Dunn Construction Company" and frequent chairman of United Way charity programs and homelessness task forces, "including the Don...

59. Local Health Care Expansions Surge Local Health Care Expansions Surge Review of expansions of Research Medical Center and Children's Mercy Hospital. Hospitals;

60. Local Group Steps Out From Shadows Local Group Steps Out From Shadows Article reports on the resurgence of the Historic Kansas City Foundation. The group has received recent publicity for its efforts to save the historic Cosby Hotel building (900 Baltimore Ave.) from demolition,... Historic buildings;