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BOTAR – Parent Welcome Party

The beautiful home of Debbie and Tom Ward was the perfect setting for The Belles of the American Royal’s Parent Welcome Party on August 25th. Debbie Ward and Katie Fitzgerald served as the co-chairmen. The BOTAR Ball will be held on October 22nd at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Caption goes […]

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BBBSKC – 2nd annual RISE

Jeff King was the honorary chairman, and Rob Adams served as the chairman of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City’s second annual RISE on August 27th in the Crossroads. The rooftop crawl featured five rooftops that displayed different holiday themes, including Barkley, SMG, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Lead Bank, and Bishop McCann. Scott […]

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Kansas City Ballet – KC Dance Day

August 27th was the date for Kansas City Ballet’s sixth annual KC Dance Day at the Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity. More than 1,500 dance enthusiasts enjoyed free dance and fitness classes for children and adults, as well as performances by local dance groups and world dance groups representing different dance cultures. The […]

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The Belles of the American Royal – Mothers’ Dessert

The mothers of the 2016 BOTARs met at the beautiful home of Melanie and Dr. David Clymer on August 18th. Guests enjoyed delicious desserts and learned all about the upcoming BOTAR season. Hillary Winzenried and Lindsay Perrey served as the event co-chairmen. Rachel Lewis and Hillary Winzenried Notebooks for the mothers of the BOTARs filled […]

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2016 Summer Celebrations

The Independent joins with our loyal subscribers and Our Town’s non-profit organizations and country clubs to celebrate the 2016 summer, Kansas City-style!     

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The KidsTLC Open

The KidsTLC Open was held on July 11th at Shadow Glen Golf Club. Proceeds from the event provide children with a continuum of care through innovative and successful psychiatric treatment, outpatient behavioral health, homeless teen outreach, autism, and parent support programs. Rob Heise Tray Wiltse, Lance Melber, Bob Steer, and Pat Forman Andrea Kidwell, Erin […]

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The Children’s Place – Beach Volleyball Tournament

August 6th was the date for The Young Advisory Board of The Children’s Place’s Beach Volleyball Tournament. Proceeds support The Children’s Place and its mission to heal the youngest survivors of abuse, neglect and trauma. (Front row) Ashley Yeo, Samantha Floyd and Lindsay and Nick Medina (back row) Josh Davis, Kate Guettermann, Megan McCormack, and […]

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