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Spotlight on Centurions – Nikki Howell

Nikki Howell is originally from Independence, Missouri. She is the managing shareholder at Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart. To stay connected in the community, Nikki serves on the steering committee for Centurions. She is extremely proud of the Centurion’s legacy project this year, which supports Learn, Grow, Give – a partnership between Centurions, the […]

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Kauffman Ambassadors – Winter Meeting

January 24th was the date for the annual Winter Meeting for the Ambassadors of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Guests enjoyed delicious hors d’oeuvres at the Grand Street Cafe. Special entertainment was provided by Shanice Hayes and Maurice Hayes. The father and daughter vocalist team from Our Town were finalists on the television show, America’s Got Talent. Dick […]

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Vacation Vignette – Sabates

Rachael and Dr. Nelson Sabates and their three children had a sand-sational vacation in San Juan, Puerto Rico, after the holidays. Olivia, Nelson and Spencer Sabates enjoyed zip-lining through the jungle!  Also featured in the April 20th issue of The Independent Olivia, Nelson and Spencer Sabates  

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Congratulations, Lacey & Kevin!

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Fred Owen of Our Town are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lacey Kathleen Owen, to Kevin Douglas Maughan, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Robert Maughan of Shawnee. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Francis McCord, Mrs. Edward Fred Owen of […]

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Southies and strong women, sopranos and starry spangles GOOD PEOPLE DOING BAD THINGS, AND VICE VERSA Good People is a remarkable play with a cast of six players and a tangle of ambiguities that send you out of the theater wondering what just happened. Whoare the “good” people in David Lindsay-Abaire’s 2011 play, and what defines them as good? […]

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Congratulations, Melissa & Rolando!

Dr. Melissa Morrison and Dr. Rolando Toyos were married on July 1st at Casa de Campo in the Dominican Republic. Kelly Pack, sister of the bride; served as matron of honor. Eva Toyos, Allison Cable and Catherine Cable, children of the couple; were the maids of honor. The best man was Alan Markarian. Melissa is […]

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KC BALLET: Ladies with an attitude, fellows in Shakespearean mood The Kansas City Ballet’s current season is to some extent a tribute to its visionary artistic director, William Whitener, who bids farewell to the company this spring after 17 years here. The winter program that opened on March 15th at the Muriel Kauffman Theatre highlighted two important aspects […]

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