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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City – Most Wanted Auction

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City and The Independent  annually select Kansas City’s Most Wanted. On December 2nd, 31 honorees were celebrated at the Most Wanted Auction at The Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland. Nearly 1,000 guests were in attendance. The event featured amazing, once-in-a-lifetime auction packages and raised $587,744 – a record-breaking total!

                                                   Jesse Pedraza, Mimi Kippes and Rob Adams, honorees


                                                             Shannon McSpadden and Darron Story, honorees


                                                                 Steve Nash, honoree; and Janet Anson


                                                        Artist Mike Debus painted live at the event.


                                                                  Brittany Davis and Jeff Dreiling, honoree


Also featured in the January 6, 2018 issue of The Independent

Photo Credit: Rob Smith Photography and Adam Kaleikau


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Heart of America Shakespeare Festival – Romantic Revels

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Children’s Mercy – 14th Annual Red Hot Night Gala

February 10th was the date for Children’s Mercy’s 14th Annual Red Hot Night Gala. The event was coordinated by the Hands & Hearts Auxiliary of Children’s Mercy. More than 1,600…

WIN for KC – Women’s Sports Award Celebration

More than 1,700 guests attended the 2018 WIN for KC Women’s Sports Award Celebration at the Kansas City Convention Center on February 7th. Ibtihaj Muhammad, Olympic bronze medalist in Team…