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BBBSKC – Legacy Invitational

May 22nd and June 5th were the dates for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City’s Legacy Invitational golf tournaments at The Deuce at The National Golf Club. Players enjoyed a wonderful gift salon, chair massages and a 19th hole reception. David Chaffin Cory Davis, Tim DeSett, Amy Overton, and Jamie Kerr David Dummermuth, […]

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The Jewel Ball – Debutante Tea

The Jewel Ball Debutante Tea was held on June 4th at The Kansas City Country Club. Thelma Dreyer, Eleanor Hauft and Jeanne Sosland served as the co-chairmen. Thelma Dreyer, Amy Sachse and Jewel Ball Chairman Nancy Sachse Additional photos featured in the July 8, 2017 issue of The Independent  Photo Credit: Wirken Photography

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – 29th Annual Ball, “Tribute”

Ashley and Ramin Cherafat served as the chairmen of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s 29th Annual Ball, “Tribute,” which was held on April 22nd at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. The festivities included a social hour, live and silent auctions, entertainment, and a delicious five-course meal. Six influential leaders were honored […]

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Jewel Ball – Gentlemen’s Serenade

The Jewel Ball Gentlemen’s Serenade took place on June 4th at Mission Hills Country Club. Dan Bolen served as event chairman, with Hunter Wolbach as event co-chairman. The Gentlemen of The Jewel Ball entertained their mothers and grandmothers with songs and handed them roses. The Gentlemen enjoyed a light moment. Kay Beck and Jay Guastello […]

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Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art – Beyond Beyonds

“DAZZLING!” was the theme of Beyond Beyonds, which took place on April 29th at the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art. Guests enjoyed lavish buffets and desserts and live entertainment by Will Matthews’ The Saturday Night Trio. Hundreds of Our Town’s most prominent collectors competed in a live auction for major works of art by regionally, […]

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Kansas City Museum Foundation – The Derby Party

The Kansas City Museum Foundation hosted The Derby Party on May 6th. Guests enjoyed cocktails, entertainment by Victor & Penny and Southern fare from The Westside Local. The event honored the Long family’s love of horses and the equestrian legacy of Loula Long Combs. Tom and Elizabeth Paolini Danee Wallace and David Greenwald Additional photos […]

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Synergy Services – Kindest Kansas Citian Awards Banquet

The 27th Annual Kindest Kansas Citian Awards Banquet was held on May 5th at The View at Briarcliff. The event featured entertainment and delicious refreshments, in addition to spotlighting those who do so much for Our Town.  Jamie Cummings and John Isenberg were proclaimed Honorary Stars. As in other years, students at area schools wrote […]

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