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St. Teresa’s Academy Auction -You’re a Shining Star

St. Teresa’s Academy Auction, “You’re a Shining Star,”  will swing into town on November 23rd. Alumnae and friends enjoyed recent events at the beautiful homes of Julie and John Strickland and Julie and Steve Zanone to gather gifts for the 2013 Auction. Lynn and Jay Reardon, Lena and Joe Runyan and Amy and Jim Sullivan are […]

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Walk with Us to Cure Lupus

Eddie Kennison, one of Our Town’s most beloved former Kansas City Chiefs, is leading the way to raise funds to battle lupus at the Walk with Us to Cure Lupus on November 2nd at the CommunityAmerica Ballpark. Proceeds from the event will raise funds to find a cure for lupus, an autoimmune disease that affects […]

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CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties – Hops & Barley Ball

The Hops & Barley Ball, a benefit for CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties, was held on September 27th. Guests enjoyed a creative menu of comfort foods, the Dark Horse Distillery’s signature liquors, dancing, and a silent auction. Proceeds from the event will help train volunteers to advocate for the abused and neglected children served […]

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Congratulations Mollie and Brian!

Mr. and Mrs. Don Christopher Black of Prairie Village are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary “Mollie” Newman Black, to Brian Joseph Bechtold, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bechtold of Springfield, Missouri. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Angus McCallum and the late Mr. and […]

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New Belgium Beer Tasting

On September 12th, both people and pets had a tail waggin’ good time at the New Belgium Beer Tasting at Rimann Liquors. Proceeds benefited Wayside Waifs, Our Town’s largest and most comprehensive no-kill pet adoption campus. Also featured in the November 2nd issue of The Independent  Cecil Lam, Michelle Kovacs, Dianne Siegel, Ellen Hanson posed […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City – 2013 Chiefs Charity Game

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City was chosen as the 2013 Chiefs Charity Game beneficiary. The Game was held on August 16th against the San Francisco 49ers and raised more than $500,000. Jeanette Prenger and Dave Ebbrecht were the honorary co-chairmen, and Paul Kushnir served as the chairman.  Also featured in the November […]

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Harriman-Jewell Series – Prelude

September 30th was the date for Prelude, an annual benefit to celebrate the 49th season of the Harriman-Jewell Series, at Indian Hills Country Club. Maureen and Richard Durwood were the honorary chairmen, and Pati Chasnoff, Merry Prostic and Susan Spaulding served as the co-chairmen. Guests enjoyed a performance by special guest artist, baritone Daniel Belcher, […]

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