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The Kansas City Club – Murder Most Foul

The 1212 Club hosted Murder Most Foul, a murder mystery dinner party, on June 1st at The Kansas City Club. Also featured in the August 10th issue of The Independent Alex Howell, Douglass Adair, Sandra Lawrence, and Nicole Howell   

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Congratulations Lauren and Steven!

Kay Marie Peterson of San Francisco, California, and Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Charles Friedrichs of Bellaire, Texas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Marie Friedrichs, to Steven Willis Pendleton II, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Edwards Pendleton of Our Town. Lauren is the granddaughter of Mr. Robert Charles Peterson […]

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City – Sportsfest

Sportsfest was held on June 22nd at Sporting Park. Proceeds benefit the more than 2,000 youth participating in sports programs at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City. Also featured in the August 10th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: Bob Zeldin Anna and Ron Jennings Kim Harbian and Eric Mann Jeanne Wolfgeher […]

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Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri – Marissa Schaffner

Marissa Schaffner is honored to serve as the president of the Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri, during its 100th year commemoration. One of the centennial events will be a community luncheon which will be held on September 20th at Bartle Hall with guest speaker Hoda Kotb from the Today Show. The JLKCMO’s Holiday Mart, […]

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The Kansas City Club – Gatsby Night

Members of the 1212 Club of The Kansas City Club enjoyed a Gatsby Night on June 6th. Guests donned period attire and enjoyed cocktails, dinner and a special viewing of The Great Gatsby at the Alamo Theater on Main Street. Also featured in the July 27th issue of The Independent (Clockwise from left) Dave Wimberly, […]

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The Whole Person – Celebration Awards Luncheon

On August 16th, The Whole Person’s Celebration Awards Luncheon will be held at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center. Michael Hingson, best-selling author; is the featured speaker. Joseph Matovu will receive The Paul H. Levy Founders Award, Centric Projects and 360 Architecture will receive Corporate Awards, David Jones will receive the Individual Award, and […]

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In the Spotlight – Spofford’s Butterfly Gala

October 19th is the date for Spofford’s Butterfly Gala at the DoubleTree by Hilton. Janine and Doug Nickerson and  Dede and Paty Daves are serving as the co-chairmen. Guests will enjoy cocktails, dinner and silent and live auctions. Proceeds from the event will provide residential and community-based treatment for the children at Spofford.  Also featured […]

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