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MNU Tuesday Luncheon Speakers Announced

MNU Tuesdays, a monthly business and professional’s luncheon series hosted by MNU’s Office of Alumni Relations, returns to the Kansas City area beginning Tuesday, September  14.  Alumni and friends of the university are invited to network and enjoy special speakers each month at the Hereford House at Town Center Plaza in Leawood, Kan., from 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.  The cost is $13 per person. Luncheon speakers for the 2010-11 year include:

September 14: Elizabeth Diddle, ’82,  Social Worker, Children’s Mercy Hospital

October 12: Karen Tritt, ’01, Kansas Teacher of the Year 2009

November 9: Jonathan Quinn, MNU Head Football Coach, former KC Chief

December 14: Mike Copeland, ’84 Mayor, Olathe, Kan.

January 11: Alicia Hooks, MAOA ’08, Senior Aide to U.S. Rep. Dennis Moore

February 8: Jeff DeGraffenreid, ’90, Fire Chief, Olathe, Kan.

March 8: Jill Kenney, ’98, Assistant District Attorney, Johnson County, Kan.

April 12: Cliff Pemble, ’86, President and COO, Garmin International

May 10: Danny Buxie, ’07, Senior Accountant, Security Savings Bank

To register for the luncheon call the MNU Office of Alumni Relations at 913-971-3275 or email

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Summer 2020

This issue features alumni who’ve committed themselves to serving others through healthcare. They comment on work during a pandemic as well as their motivation to serve. We hope you’ll be inspired by these few who represent many.

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