Salt & Pepper Luncheon 2022


Barbara Whitton is a community volunteer. Along with her husband, Jim, Barbara strives to live into the Merriam-Webster definition of “philanthropist”: one who makes an active effort to
promote human welfare.

Champions of numerous non-profits in Amarillo and beyond, the Whittons support organizations that address a range of issues like food security, economic empowerment, literacy, refugee
resettlement, the arts and community building among other things. Barbara has served on boards for Amarillo Habitat for Humanity, Interfaith Campaign for the Homeless and Friends of
Aeolian Skinner Opus 1024. She recently joined the Community Advisory Board for High Plains Public Radio.

The Whittons are members of St. Andrew’s Episcopal church where Barbara was also employed for 15 years. She now serves in a lay leadership role known as “Sr. Warden” at St. Andrew’s. Prior to living in Amarillo, the Whittons lived in New York City where they met and married. Barbara co-owned and operated a theatrical talent agency which represented actors and models for television, film and theater.


Platinum Sponsors

St Thomas Catholic ChurchSt Thomas Catholic Church


High Plains Christian MinistriesHigh Plains Christian Ministries

■ John A and Mary Pollok Yanta Memorial Trust

Gold Sponsor

Teamsters Local 577Teamsters Local 577

Silver Sponsor


Bronze Sponsors

■ Charles and Joan Graham    ■ Anonymous

FIMC Commercial RealtyFIMC Commercial Realty

Diocese of AmarilloDiocese of Amarillo

Paul and Virginia Engler FoundationPaul and Virginia Engler Foundation

St. Mary’s CathedralSt. Mary's Cathedral

Amarillo CollegeAmarillo COllege

Johnson & Sheldon, PLLC

Johnson & Sheldon, PLLC

Knights of ColumbusKnights of ColumbusCouncil 1450

St. Ann’s Catholic ChurchSt Anns Catholic Church

Table Sponsors

■ Vlad and Nancy Sambaiew     ■ Amarillo Area Foundation     ■ Schooler Funeral Home

■ Scott and Brooke McLean    ■ Lovelady, LPT, CPA’s & Advisors    ■ United Way of Amarillo and Canyon

■ Tom and Sandy Riney   ■ Mike and Carol Coulter   ■ ADC Rx, Inc.   ■ Bill and Pat Murray