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Spotlight On Centurions – Gail Gray

Gail Gray is a member of Centurions, Class of 2016. She serves on the projects committee and the Law and Order Task Force. Gail is the vice president of operations at CommunityAmerica Credit Union. She and her husband, Robert, have a daughter, Jasmine. Also featured in the August 8, 2015 issue of The Independent   

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Big Slick Celebrity Weekend

Children’s Mercy Hospital’s fifth annual Big Slick Celebrity Weekend was held June 19th and 20th. Hosts Paul Rudd, Rob Riggle, Jason Sudeikis, Eric Stonestreet, and David Koechner were joined by their celebrity friends for three special events, including a Celebrity Softball Game at Kauffman Stadium, the Big Slick Celebrity Bowl at Pinstripes and the Big […]

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2015 Class of Rising Stars – Jeremy Lillig

Jeremy Lillig feels honored to be one of The Independent’s Rising Stars of Philanthropy and finds it to be a great privilege to be able to contribute to our wonderful Town. Philanthropy is an ingrained part of his professional, civic and personal life. As managing director of the Bright Futures Fund, Jeremy helps to improve […]

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American Cancer Society – Coaches vs. Cancer Season Tipoff

October 6th is the date for the American Cancer Society’s eighth annual Coaches vs. Cancer Season Tipoff at Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland. Bonnie and Herb Buchbinder, Lynne and Ed Elder, Lisa Garney, and Liz and Greg Maday are the honorary co-chairmen, and Lindsey and Darcy Stewart and Jessica and Ryan Dickson are serving […]

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Kansas City Young Matrons – Barbara Eiszner

The Kansas City Young Matrons’ new president is Barbara Eiszner. Barbara has been a member of KCYM since 1999. Founded in 1917, KCYM is beginning its 99th year. This year, the KCYM Clubhouse, which is listed on the Kansas City Register of Historic Places, will be physically moved from its original Oak Street location to a […]

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Kansas City Young Audiences – Benefit Concert for Arts Education

Judy and Jim Heeter are the honorary chairmen of the Kansas City Young Audiences’ Benefit Concert for Arts Education. The October 3rd event will be held at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. The concert will feature Tony and Emmy Award-winner Kristin Chenowith, who will perform with the Kansas City Symphony in Helzberg Hall. […]

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Jewel Ball Party – Gatsby Gala

Call the cops! Gangsters and molls raided and kidnapped the nine Jewel Ball hosts at their Gatsby-themed Jewel Ball party. The G-men thankfully arrived to rescue them and put an end to their capture! This creative surprise was part of a fun-filled evening, complete with gambling, music and delectables. Kim Fryer, Ashley Herring, Carolina Mach, […]

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