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Youth Volunteer Corps – Open House

The Youth Volunteer Corps, a national organization devoted to creating meaningful service projects for youth, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. YVC welcomed nearly 100 guests to its new office in the Brockett House for an Open House on October 8th. The move was made possible by a grant from the Sunderland Foundation. Additional photos featured […]

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Heartland Men’s Chorus – Dinner of Note

Dinner of Note, a benefit for the Heartland Men’s Chorus and the LIKEME Lighthouse, was held on October 13th at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Michele Stauffer and Cathy Jambrosic were the honorary co-chairmen, and Marce Baxley and Alan Nelis served as the co-chairmen. Guests enjoyed dinner, dancing, auctions, and entertainment by country music star […]

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Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties – American Girl Fashion Show

Young models hit the runway for the American Girl Fashion Show, hosted by the Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties. The girls celebrated extraordinary characters from eight different historical time periods. Guests enjoyed historically-themed treats and a special performance by the Kansas City Ballet. The event was held the weekend of October 13th and 14th, […]

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BOTAR – Boots ‘N BOTAR Bash

The Boots ‘N BOTAR Bash was held after the American Royal Parade at The Cashew. Guests enjoyed a delicious lunch and lots of wild west fun. Clare Amey, Ellie Conway, Emily Cray, Ellie Heddens, Jessica Jackson, Katherine Kilroy, Maddie Nichols, and Cortney Patterson hosted event. Additional photos featured in the November 24th issue of The […]

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BOTAR – The Speakeasy Party 

The BOTARs and their escorts enjoyed a Roaring Twenties party on September 21st at The Speakeasy Party at the Baltimore Club. Maggie Finn, Alexa Bondon, Lora Joyce, Finley Gates, Annie Baty, and Libby Ring were the hosts. Guests enjoyed gambling, dancing, a photo booth, and a staged raid ended the evening. Additional photos also featured in the […]

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BOTAR – Boot Scootin’ Boogie Party

Benjamin Ranch was the site for the Boot Scootin’ Boogie party for the BOTARs and their escorts. Maggie Newell, Mary Wagner, Megan Liechti, Ellie Leek, Libby Jones, Chesney Thompson, Sara Bacon, Julia Everist, Amy Dean, Katie Zimmer, Lilly Jianas, and Erin Bleakley were the hosts. Guests enjoyed delicious barbecue, a country band, a mechanical bull, and calf […]

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The Whole Person – Celebration Awards Luncheon

On August 17th, The Whole Person held its second annual Celebration Awards Luncheon to recognize four individuals and businesses working to further the organizations mission. John Hockenberry, award-winning journalist and author, was the keynote speaker. The Whole Person assists people with disabilities to live independently.  Also featured in the November 10th issue of The Independent Phil Witt, […]

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