Volunteer Corner


Morgan Adams Foundation Office and Event Volunteer
My family and I attended artma 2004 and met Joan Slaughter, MAF’s Executive Director. At the time, our son Marc was under the care of Dr. Nick Foreman at the Children’s Hospital. Two weeks later, we lost Marc to a recurring brain tumor. I felt the need to become involved with the Morgan Adams Foundation and am proud to be helping to raise money for pediatric cancers. Volunteer..
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Morgan Adams Concours d’Elegance Auction Committee Member
I attended my very first Concours d’Elegance in 2006 and after that I was hooked. I knew I had to be involved in the Foundation in some capacity. I originally attended the Concours because of April Samaras, my husband, Shawn, and the relationship Northwestern Mutual has with the Morgan Adams Foundation. April is the reason that Northwestern Mutual and Shawn, a financial representative fo..
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Jim & Debbie

Morgan Adams Concours d’Elegance Car Committee Chairman & Food, Beverage and Logistics Coordinator
Imagine MAF’s signature wings and wheels event with no wheels. Imagine volunteers without food, guests without drinks in hand. That’s what the Morgan Adams Concours d’Elegance could be like if not for the devotion of Jim and Debbie Walters. The Walters first discovered the Morgan Adams Foundation through event co-founder Brett Derosier. When the event started in 2003, Jim..
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Morgan Adams Concours d’Elegance Aircraft Acquisition Committee Chairman Concours
Meet the man who brings the “wheels” to MAF’s annual wings-and-wheels extravaganza at Centennial Airport. Since Joe shared his P-51 Mustang and Hawker Sea Fury at the first event in 2003, he’s been hooked. Today, he’s in charge of acquiring and presenting the aircraft. Fortunately, he’s in a position to do that since most of his personal and professional lif..
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Volunteer Accountant
As a youngster, I volunteered for school, church and the scouts, all of which helped to set pattern for the rest of my life. I have volunteered for many organizations since my retirement, something that helps me to stay “young”. As I look back to the first artma that the Morgan Adams Foundation hosted, little did I imagine that one day I would be their volunteer accountant, but her..
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