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Congratulations, Alexis and Nick!

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Paolantonio of Wayne, Pennsylvania, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Alexis Michelle Paolantonio, to Nicholas Guy Pickard, the son of Nancy Pickard of Prairie Village and Mr. and Mrs. Guy Pickard of Fairway. Alex is the granddaughter of Mr. Joseph Paolantonio of Wayne, Pennsylvania, and the late Mrs. […]

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Human Relations Dinner – Henry Bloch

November 24th is the date for the Jewish Community Relations Bureau l American Jewish Committee’s Human Relations Dinner to be held at the Sheraton Kansas City at Crown Center. Anita B. Gorman, Phil Kirk, David H. Westbrook, and Kristi Wyatt are serving as the co-chairmen. The Honorable John Lewis, Congressman from Georgia and civil rights […]

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Kansas City Art Institute – Patron Preview

A Patron Preview will take place on December 5th at the Kansas City Art Institute, the evening before its much-anticipated end-of-semester exhibition and sale of student artwork. Pam and Gary Gradinger are the chairmen. Also featured in the November 2nd issue of The Independent  Pam and Gary Gradinger, chairmen  

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The Lyric Opera Circle

The Lyric Opera Circle welcomed five new members recently with a dinner at Brio Tuscan Grille. Members enjoyed conversation and delicious food and spirits.  Also featured in the November 2nd issue of The Independent Abby McCaffree, membership co-chairman; Amy Graham and Felicia Bondi Felicia Bondi, Amy Graham and Elaine Mann Francie Mayer, Abby McCaffree, Christine […]

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Powell Gardens – Fifth annual Under a Harvest Moon

September 22nd was the date for Powell Gardens’ fifth annual Under a Harvest Moon, “A Farm to Table Dinner.” Lory and Kevin Childress served as chairmen of the event which will benefit the youth education programs at Powell Gardens. Chef Alex Pope, Local Pig and Pigwich; prepared a multi-course feast for guests.  Also featured in […]

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The Kansas City Ballet Guild – Fall Luncheon

The Kansas City Ballet Guild’s Fall Luncheon was held at Brio Tuscan Grille on September 26th. Jeffrey Bentley, Kansas City Ballet; was the featured speaker. Guests enjoyed a delicious Italian lunch and the tables were adorned with fabulous floral arrangements by Craig Sole. Also featured in the November 2nd issue of The Independent Photo Credit: […]

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The REACH Healthcare Foundation – A Decade of REACH

On September 27th, The REACH Healthcare Foundation celebrated its 10th anniversary with a community event at the Regnier Center at Johnson County Community College. Former Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson and Bob Regnier were the featured speakers. On October 2nd, guests enjoyed a community luncheon at The Gallery, in celebration of “A Decade of Reach.” Brenda […]

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