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President No. 94
Pratt and Grisham LLC partner John Pratt holds the ceremonial gavel after being installed as the Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association’s 94th president. Husch Blackwell LLP partner Ginger Gooch and 11 other past presidents of the SMBA passed the gavel to Pratt during the Jan. 19 banquet at Hickory Hills Country Club. Attorney Michael Miller is president-elect of the SMBA board.
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Community Foundation of the Ozarks issued a $29,920 collective impact grant to Diaper Bank of the Ozarks, the Springfield Dream Center and Pregnancy Care Center. The organizations plan to create a baby hub helping Zone 1 residents meet immediate parenting needs. Pictured, from left, are Amanda Gaston of Diaper Bank; Bridget Dierks of CFO; Lisa McIntire of PCC; Jill Bright of Diaper Bank; Jody Glazner of the Dream Center; and Kelly Paparella of Diaper Bank.
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