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Wayside Waifs – Top Dog Classic with Drew Butera

Topgolf was the site for the second annual Top Dog Classic with Drew Butera on August 26th. Among those seen enjoying golf, cocktails and refreshments were Kansas City Royals players and coaches. Wayside Waifs, whose residents are waiting to meet their best friends, was the beneficiary. 

Herman Lall with Ned Yost, Kansas City Royals


Heather Broyles and Lynn Nayabb


Julie and Ben Brousie, Joel Goldberg, Drew Butera, John and Angela Garrison, and Sean and Angela Sullivan


Angela Garza, Wayside Waifs volunteer; with a canine friend


(Front row) Heather Broyles, Lynn Nayabb, Drew Butera, Marc Middelton, and Jessica and Josh Copeland (back row) David Gaston, Doug Gaston, Jakob Junis, and Trevor Kelly


Dean Guilllies

Also featured in the September 29, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: J. Robert Schraeder Photography


The Children’s Place – Angels’ Gala

April 6th was the date for the Angel Board’s Angels’ Gala, a benefit for The Children’s Place, which was held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.…

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City – Kids Night Out

More than 1,400 guests enjoyed Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City’s Kids Night Out event at the Overland Park Convention Center. The April 12th gala featured a fabulous…

Rockhurst University – Leadership Series

March 26th was the date for the Rockhurst University Leadership Series. The seventh annual event was held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Joe Montana, NFL…

Saint Luke’s Foundation – Books & Boutiques Patrons’ Party

New York Times best-selling author and Kansas City native Gretchen Rubin signed copies of her new book, Outer Order, Inner Calm: Declutter & Organize to Make Room for More Happiness…