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Alexandra Gwyn “Sacha” Nana and Bradley Barr Thies were married on February 8th at The American Restaurant. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Zahid Feroze Nana of Fairway. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Joseph Thies of Overland Park. The evening prior, the groom’s parents hosted a lovely […]

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Anab Abdulahi

Anab Abdulahi, an active advocate for women, was on the Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City’s board for six years. A Celebration of Women commemorative journal honored Anab, and she was on the journal committee for more than four years.  Also featured in the May 3rd issue of The Independent  

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The Liberty Hospital Foundation – Golf Classic

The Liberty Hospital Foundation’s 26th annual Golf Classic will be held on September 12th at Staley Farms Golf Club. Brett Daffron is serving as the chairman of the event that benefits the Liberty Hospital Foundation programs and services which support the Liberty Hospital community. Also featured in the May 3rd issue of The Independent  Brett […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Bridget Moss

Bridget Moss is marketing supervisor for the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority. She is a member of the Centurions Class of 2014 and is chairman of the Communications Committee. Bridget volunteers with Academie Lafayette and the Kansas City Community Gardens, where she participates as an urban gardener. Bridget and her husband, Patrick Murphy, have two […]

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Kansas City Symphony & the Los Angeles Philharmonic

On March 14th, the Kansas City Symphony rolled out the red carpet to welcome the Los Angeles Philharmonic and its Music Director Gustavo Dudamel. Guests enjoyed a special concert followed by a meet and greet with Maestro Gustavo and guest pianist Yuja Wang. Also featured in the April 19th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: […]

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Congratulations Bailey & Vincent!

Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Robert Armstrong of Fairway are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Bailey Elizabeth Armstrong, to Vincent Michael Pianalto, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Edward Pianalto of Leawood. Bailey is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School. She earned bachelor of arts degrees in Spanish and anthropology […]

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The Hunt Family Foundation and the Kansas City Chiefs – 44th annual 101 Awards

March 1st was the date for The Hunt Family Foundation and the Kansas City Chiefs’ 44th annual 101 Awards at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center. Joe Freeman served as chairman of the sold-out event that supports the Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation. This year’s honorees were Peyton Manning, LeSean McCoy, Robert Mathis, Luke […]

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