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  • Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy

    Civic Service Award Celebration

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  • The Folly Theater

    Folly Golf Classic

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  • Phoenix Family

    Un*Gala, “Stories of Us: A Modern Fairy Tale”

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  • The Center for Practical Bioethics

    Annual Dinner

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  • Wayside Waifs

    Fur Ball, Cinco de Meow

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  • Kansas City Ballet Guild

    Spring Luncheon

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  • Kansas City CARE Clinic

    Bloom Party, “Cirque Electrique”

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    Community Luncheon

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  • The Lyric Opera Circle

    Lyric Opera Ball

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  • Solace House Center for Grief and Healing

    Solace Sensation

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  • The Angel Board of The Children’s Place

    Angels’ Gala

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Recent Features

Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy – Civic Service Award Celebration Linda Silver and Bob Gast were the chairmen for Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy’s annual Civic Service Award Celebration. The event was held at the Overland Park Convention Center on May… Read More
Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Fischer! Mary Watson Wagner and Jake Allan Fischer were married on September 9th at the Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch in Beaver Creek, Colorado. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.… Read More
Spotlight on Centurions – R.J. Trowbridge R.J. Trowbridge is a commercial real estate broker with Cushman & Wakefield. He is a member of Centurions, class of 2019. R.J. has enjoyed learning through Centurions about the issues… Read More
NAME-CALLING AS ART FORM: HASF presents comedy of strong women, quirky men It’s such common fodder for literature, stage and screen that it’s become almost cliché: two people who spend so much time exchanging verbal barbs that eventually their cohorts have to… Read More
The Folly Theater – Folly Golf Classic
Oakwood Country Club was the lovely setting for The Folly Theater’s ninth annual Folly Golf Classic on May 21st. Alex Solorio was the chairman, and Steve Paddock served as the co-chairman. The event raised more than $50,000 for the Folly…
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June 2018
Summer always seems to hit me like a freight train. The heavy, hot air condenses around me and knocks the wind from my lungs. The stickiness infuses a sense of lethargy and I’m suddenly brought back to a line from…
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The Restaurant at 1900
The Restaurant at 1900 is a sleek, hip addition to Our Town’s culinary scene. It is located in the 1900 Building, a modernist architectural treasure, originally built in 1967 and recently transformed by Karbank Real Estate Company into an LEED…
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Kansas City Young Matrons – Installation Day Tea
The Kansas City Young Matrons held its Installation Day Tea on May 7th. Guests enjoyed a delicious brunch hosted by members of the tea committee. The agenda included the installation of Incoming President Joni Etherington and the 2018-19 board of…
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The Family Conservancy – Mother of All Happy Hours
In the days leading up to Mother’s Day, a series of parties known as the Mother of All Happy Hours benefited The Family Conservancy. Holy Cross Church held its annual Happy Hour. Betsy Vander Velde was the host for a…
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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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