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Jewel Ball  – Ellen Zimmer Darling

Ellen Zimmer Darling (Mrs. Albert Darling, Jr.) will serve as chairman of the 60th anniversary jubilee of The Jewel Ball, which will be held on June 21st at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Ellen is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Joseph Zimmer. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jerome […]

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Hearts Social Club Auction

We were thrilled to attend the first-ever Hearts Social Club event at the VML Wise Gallery recently. Hosted by Alisa and Scribe Ross, guests gathered to view amazing works of art from local and national artists. During the past few months, artists have gathered in Town to create one-of-a-kind artwork on wooden cutout hearts. Guests chose their […]

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WIN for KC – Evelyn Gates Award

On November 13th, WIN for KC’s Evelyn Gates Award was presented at St. Teresa’s Academy to a top female high school varsity volleyball student-athlete in Our Town. Also featured in the December 14th issue of The Independent  Brittany Thomas, St. Thomas Aquinas; Anna Kropf, St. Teresa’s Academy and winner; Kali Eaken, Bishop Miege; and Arianna […]

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Catholic Charities of Kansas City – St. Joseph – 12th Annual Celebration of Hope Gala

On November 2nd, Catholic Charities of Kansas City – St. Joseph held its 12th Annual Celebration of Hope Gala at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Julie and Gerard Grimaldi and Peggy and Mark Schmidtlein served as the co-chairmen.   Also featured in the December 14th issue of The Independent Patricia Moreno Caballero, […]

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Störling Dance Theater – Inspire Freedom Gala

February 8th is the date for Störling Dance Theater’s Inspire Freedom Gala at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Christopher Miller, Underground Railroad Museum Freedom Center; will be the featured speaker. Guests will enjoy a performance of the Theater’s acclaimed production of Underground. Leisa and Ralph Reid and Beth and Pat McCown are the […]

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Congratulations Lauren & Teddy!

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Lee Kenworthy of Falls Church, Virginia, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Elizabeth Kenworthy, to Edward Shifrin Bloch, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Morton Bloch of Our Town. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Major General Roger Scheer (USAF Ret.) of Hilton Head Island, South […]

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Synergy Services – Stand Up for Synergy

On October 26th, more than 400 guests gathered at The Improv for Synergy Services’ Stand Up for Synergy. Karen and Sean Miller and Josh Mitchem served as co-chairmen of the event which featured Jim Belushi and the Chicago Board of Comedy.  Also featured in the December 14th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: Danelle Photography […]

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