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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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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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Jewel Ball Party – Gatsby Casino Party

Jewel Ball debutantes, floor committee members and escorts rolled the dice and enjoyed a night of dancing during the Gatsby Casino Party. The affair was held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Margaret Schaff, Maddie Jurden, Maggie Frame, Anna Reintjes, Tori Taggart, Christine Tinsman, Emma Schaff, Caroline Savage, and Cassie Sterbenz […]

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Jewel Ball Party – Gourmet Cuisine

June 5th was the date for a Jewel Ball Cooking Party. Grace Crowe and Mary Crowe and their families hosted the event at The Culinary Center of Kansas City. The debs enjoyed a delicious dinner and learned how to prepare a chocolate souffle for dessert.  Also featured in the July 27th issue of The Independent […]

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Harvesters – Chef’s Classic

Chef’s Classic took place on June 23rd at The American Restaurant and featured chefs from Our Town and throughout America. The gourmet gala benefits Harvesters, providing 250,000 meals for those in need.  Also featured in the July 27th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: James Maidhof Lois and Steve Ruprecht Steve Robbins, Ann Willoughby and […]

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Big Slick Celebrity Poker Tournament & Party

Kansas Citians will be laughing their #@*% off the weekend of July 19th and 20th when Rob Riggle, Paul Rudd and Jason Sudeikis come back to Our Town for the Big Slick Celebrity Poker Tournament & Party. The weekend will benefit Children’s Mercy Hospitals & Clinics and will feature a Celebrity Wiffle Ball Tournament, a […]

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Spofford – Trivia Night

Spofford recently hosted its first annual Trivia Night. More than 150 guests on 18 teams duked it out to be trivia champs for children with categories in pop culture, movies, one hit wonders, and more. The evening also featured an ’80s theme, silent auction, raffle, games, and delicious fare. Proceeds support Spofford’s mission to provide […]

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