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Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy – Civic Service Award Dinner

April 6th was the date for the Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy’s Civic Service Award Dinner at the Overland Park Convention Center. Bari Freiden and Michael Klein were the honorary co-chairmen, and Susan and Nate Bergman served as the chairmen. More than 500 guests enjoyed the “Seeding the Future” themed-event that honored Dr. Irene Bettinger, and […]

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Happy Birthday, Beth!

To celebrate Beth Ingram’s birthday, the Rhinestone Cowgirls cruised to the Bahamas. There were many toasts and many laughs, while everyone savored the magnificent scenery. Congratulations, Beth! Also featured in the May 3rd issue of The Independent  Birthday Girl Beth Ingram Beth Ingram, Marie Haynes, Annette Sherrow, Kit Smith, and Sue Massman The view from […]

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Speaking of Women’s Health Conference

Join Shawnee Mission Medical Center and Co-Chairmen Mary Jo O’Byrne, Diane O’Byrne and Caitlin O’Byrne at the Speaking of Women’s Health Conference, to be held on October 3rd at the Overland Park Convention Center. As Our Town’s premier women’s health education program, the conference is designed to educate women to make informed decisions about the […]

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Cristo Rey Kansas City – Dancing with the Kansas City Stars

March 29th was the date for Cristo Rey Kansas City’s Dancing with the Kansas City Stars at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Ryane Delka, Larkin O’Keefe, Jenny Murphy, Stann Tate, Dr. Valerie Chow, Chris Hernandez, Rick Jones, and Kevin Ryan, along with their Allegro Ballroom partners, performed for more than 1,000 guests. […]

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ReDiscover – Celebration

November 14th is the date for ReDiscover’s 45th Celebration to be held at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Jo Ann Field and Judy and Doug Hall are the honorary co-chairmen, and Melinda Petet is serving as the chairman. The event will feature cocktails, a delectable dinner, silent and live auctions, and a performance […]

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The Kansas City Club – 1212 Trivia Night

The Kansas City Club’s 1212 Trivia Night was held on March 26th. Guests enjoyed answering fun questions, drinking libations and digging into a taco bar. Proceeds supported Cristo Rey Kansas City. Also featured in the May 3rd issue of The Independent  (Clockwise from left) Adam Courtney, Rich Canale, Jonathan Sternberg, Dave Wimberly, Austin Paul, Brian […]

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Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute

Members of the Marion and Henry Bloch family were honored on February 25th at a renaming celebration for the Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute. The Bloch family has had a longstanding history of board involvement and supporting Saint Luke’s Hospital programs, including an historic $12 million gift to the Hospital last December. In honor […]

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