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Recent Features

BOTAR – Planning Committees The BOTAR committees recently met to plan the 69th annual BOTAR Ball, to be held on October 20th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. (Seated) BOTAR… Read More
Congratulations, Maggie & Tucker! Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mason Newell of Mission Hills, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Margaret Elizabeth Newell, to Griffin Tucker Hawkinson, the son of Mr.… Read More
Name Dropping – Blythe Leonard Robertson The BOTAR Ball  will be held on October 20th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. This marks the 69th anniversary of the Ball, which is a… Read More
BEST OF FALL: Our picks for music, theater and dance One of the strengths of the Kansas City arts community is that it takes to heart the notion that art is for everyone. The arts are not elitist: They form… Read More
Off To College – Class of 2018
Please join us in our proud send-off to the Class of 2017. We congratulate these wonderful students and wish them the best as they start their exciting adventures around the country! Lizzy Speath, Stanford University; Caroline Salzman, Duke University; Jack…
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Kansas City Symphony League – Invitation Mailing Day
Members of the Kansas City Symphony League gathered at the Sulgrave on July 11th for Invitation Mailing Day, when they assembled the beautiful invitations to the Symphony Ball, “To Paris With Love.” Kathy Scaglia was the host, and Kate Ferrell…
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Mid-Continent Public Library – Legacy Luncheon
June 15th was the date for Mid-Continent Public Library’s fourth annual Legacy Luncheon at the Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center. Will Schwalbe was the keynote speaker. Volunteers Vicky Baker, Christen Stein, Amy Barclay, and Katie Gregory worked the registration…
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Support Kansas City – Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Awards
Amy Pieper served as chairman of Support Kansas City’s ninth annual Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Awards. The June 28th event was held at Rockhurst University. The awards celebrate organizations’ governance, agency impact, transparency, and community collaborations. FIRE Foundation, MOCSA and…
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Crib Note – William Briggs Steele
Glad tidings from Las Vegas, Nevada: William Briggs Steele was born on July 8th. His proud parents are Kristen and Stephen Steele. William joins his big brother Beckham Douglas, age three; and big brother Jackson Reed, age one. This young…
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Directors of Philanthropy

Join us in honoring your board of directors in our signature issue set for September 29th. In this issue, The Independent celebrates the remarkable people in Our Town who donate so much of their time and talents to charitable organizations.

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