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In the Spotlight – Symphony Ball, “The Sun, the Moon and the Stars”

Sarah and Landon Rowland are the honorary chairmen, and Pamela Fleischer is serving as the chairman of The Symphony League’s Symphony Ball, “The Sun, the Moon and the Stars,” to be held on September 6th.  Also featured in the June 28th issue of The Independent Photo Credit:  Strauss Peyton Michael Stern, Kansas City Symphony; Anne […]

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The Linda Hall Library – Paul D. Bartlett Lecture

The Linda Hall Library’s 12th annual Paul D. Bartlett Lecture was held on May 13th. More than 350 guests enjoyed the event that featured Harvard University’s Dr. John Huth, author of The Lost Art of Finding Our Way.  Also featured in the June 28, 2014 issue of The Independent Photo Credit: Mark McDonald Marilyn Hebenstreit […]

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VanBrock Jewels – Kristina Klug

Kristina Klug has been a familiar face on the Country Club Plaza for 16 years. With a 22 year professional background that includes Mister Guy, Ralph Lauren, Harold’s, and Tiffany & Co., Kristina has recently selected VanBrock to continue her career in luxury retail. Kristina chose VanBrock because she believes it provides an exclusive experience […]

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Hats Off to Mothers – Patrons’ Party

May 14th was the date for The Hats Off to Mothers Patrons’ Party at Tiffany & Co. on the Country Club Plaza. Barbara Storm served as the chairman of the 11th annual Hats Off to Mothers Luncheon, a benefit for United Cerebral Palsy of Kansas City, which was held on May 16th. Also featured in […]

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Women’s Foundation – A Celebration of Women

May 12th was the date for a reception to celebrate the release of the 2014 edition of the Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City’s A Celebration of Women. The event was held on the top floor of Polsinelli’s new Plaza Vista. The Karen Herman Advocate for Women and Girls Award was presented to Martha Humphreys […]

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Rockhurst University Library Guild – Critique Luncheon

Indian Hills Country Club was the setting for Rockhurst University Library Guild’s Critique Luncheon on April 24th. Kathy Bastasch and Jeanine Cindrich served as the co-chairmen of the event that was a benefit for the Greenlease Library. Guests enjoyed a delicious lunch, beautiful centerpieces from Craig Sole Designs and husband and wife authors, Aaron Barnhart […]

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Rock Chalk Ball – Jayhawks and Juleps

Laura and Todd Sutherland were the chairmen, and Steve Doocy, a 1979 KU graduate and host of Fox and Friends, served as the emcee of the 19th annual Rock Chalk Ball,  “Jayhawks and Juleps.” The Derby-style event was held by the KU Alumni Association and its Kansas City Chapter at the Overland Park Convention Center. […]

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