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Cheers to Volunteers! – Stephanie Sheldon

Stephanie Sheldon’s placement on the Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri’s Habitat for Humanity Truman Heritage Committee inspired her to pursue hands-on voluntarism in a new way. She recently traveled to Ghana where she spent three weeks mixing cement, painting, and playing with children for One Wish Africa, a soon-to-be women’s empowerment center. Also featured […]

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Shepherd’s Center – Prime Time Champions Award Celebration

More than 200 guests enjoyed the 3rd Annual Prime Time Champions Award Celebration, presented by Shepherd’s Center of Kansas City Central, at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza on October 14th. Morgan Nunnick and Katy Dodd served as co-chairmen.  SuEllen Fried and John W. Bluford were presented with the 2014 Prime Time Champions Award, […]

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Community LINC – 25th Anniversary Gala Rent Party

More than 760 guests enjoyed Community LINC’s 25th Anniversary Gala Rent Party October 4th. Tom McDonnell was honored with the Karen and Hank Herrmann Humanitarian Award for his dedication and philanthropic contributions to Our Town. Guests enjoyed an evening of celebration, festive fare, live and silent auctions, and entertainment at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel […]

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Horizon Academy – Rays of Success Major Gifts Campaign

October 23rd was the date for Horizon Academy’s Kick-Off Party for its Rays of Success Major Gifts Campaign. The Campaign will support scholarships, teacher training, programs, and facility renovations. Guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and remarks by Bob Dunn, Campaign chairman.  Also featured in the November 15th issue of The Independent Board Members: Tiffany Lynch, […]

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CASA of Johnson and Wyandotte Counties – Hops & Barley Ball

September 26th was the date for CASA of Johnson and Wyandotte Counties’ Hops & Barley Ball at the Dark Horse Distillery. More than 275 guests enjoyed swing jazz music by Tim Whitmer & the KC Express, dining stations, a silent auction, giving tree, and price drawings. Also featured in the November 15th issue of The […]

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Crib Note – Emily Mooers Powell

A pink bundle of joy named Emily Mooers Powell arrived on February 2nd. She weighed nine pounds three ounces and was 21 and one half inches long. Emily has blue eyes and copper-colored hair. Her proud parents are Anne Riker and David Powell of Our Town. Emily’s grandparents are Mary Ann and Nick Powell of […]

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Tutera Senior Living & Health Care – Expansion and Renovation

Tutera Senior Living & Health Care recently broke ground on a $7.5 million expansion and renovation of Stratford Commons. The 34,0000 square foot expansion of Stratford Commons will include 38 new private suites, four couples suites, a rehabilitation gym, a new dining venue, and other amenities. The newly-expanded, single-story facility will adjoin the existing 29,000 […]

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