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In the Spotlight – Sugar Plum Fairy Children’s Ball

The 20th annual Sugar Plum Fairy Children’s Ball will be held on December 6th at Union Station Kansas City. Kris Marriott-Calovich is serving as the chairman. Partygoers will enjoy an elegant lunch, followed by a performance of the Kansas City Ballet’s The Nutcracker at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.  Also featured in the […]

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Halls on Grand – Opening Gala

September 13th was the date for Halls on Grand’s Opening Gala. Partygoers enjoyed cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, special entertainment, and tours of the exquisite shopper’s paradise. Also featured in the October 4th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: Keith Gard Photography Jane Gard and Carnie Kline, Halls on Grand Katherine DeBruce and Susan Susz Guests enjoyed […]

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One Hundred Years of Quality – Arrow Fabricare

By Ann Slegman One of Our Town’s most respected businesses, Arrow Fabricare Services, is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. It was originally founded by Joseph Gershon, who immigrated to the United States from Poland. Due to Joseph’s exceptional skills with needle and thread, he opened Arrow’s doors in 1914, just a few blocks down […]

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2014 Crescendo – Jacob Funk

Deanna and Greg Graves are the honorary chairmen, and Katherine and Jim Schorgl are serving as the chairmen of UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance’s 2014 Crescendo. The November 7th event will be held at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. The exciting evening showcases the amazing students and faculty in a dynamic performance. […]

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American Diabetes Association – Unmask the Cure

November 1st is the date for Unmask the Cure, a benefit for the American Diabetes Association – Kansas City Area. Elizabeth and Jim Tinsman, Sr. are serving as the chairmen of the eighth annual gala, to be held at the Uptown Theater.  Also featured in the September 20th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: Gallery […]

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Congratulations, Caroline & Wiley!

Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Page Crowther, Jr. of Prairie Village are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Caroline Berkley Crowther, to Patrick Wiley Curran, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Desmond Patrick Curran of Mission Hills. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Doolittle and the late Mr. […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Emeka Anyanwu

Emeka Anyanwu graduated from Iowa State University in 2002 with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and received his master’s degree in business administration from Rockhurst University in 2007. He is director of asset management, planning and design at Kansas City Power & Light Company. Emeka is a member of the Centurions, Class of 2015, […]

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