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Kansas City Museum – The Derby Party

On May 7th, join the Kansas City Museum as they honor the Long’s love of horses and Loula Long Combs’ equestrian legacy at The Derby Party. On the Museum’s historic grounds, enjoy music by The Grisly Hand band, southern food created by the Local Pig, southern cocktails made with local Kansas City distillery labels, yard […]

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The Independent’s 2016 Top Ten Party

The new 1900 Building Event Space was the perfect setting for The Independent’s Top Ten Party on February 18th. The Top Ten Events of 2015 and The Independent’s 2016 Class of Rising Stars were announced. Each Rising Star was presented with a custom Lindsey Nichols print of Our Town. Partygoers savored delicious fare from Lon […]

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YMCA of Greater Kansas City – Challenge Your Fashion

January 30th was the date for the YMCA of Greater Kansas City’s Challenge Your Fashion event at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Rex Hudler and Steven St. John served as emcees. Proceeds support the YMCA of Greater Kansas City’s Challenger adaptive program for kids with diverse abilities. Rex Hudler had a […]

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Girls’ Night In: A Heartfelt Evening of Storytelling

Sara Colt and Susan Morris were honorary co-chairmen of the 11th annual Girls’ Night In: A Heartfelt Evening of Storytelling on February 9th at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Proceeds support the Adelaide C. Ward Women’s Heart Health Center at The University of Kansas Hospital and Turning Point: The Center for Hope and Healing. Leslie […]

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The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences – 2016 Centennial Celebration

The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences recently hosted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for its newly renovated Administration Building that served as the kick-off event for the 2016 Centennial Celebration. Originally home to the first Children’s Mercy Hospital, the 100-year old building was purchased by KCU Alumni Association in 1971 and now features artwork […]

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2016 Man & Woman of the Year

Excitement was at an all time high for the announcement of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Mid-America Chapter’s 2016 Man & Woman of the Year candidates. A Kick-Off Party was held on March 3rd at AMC Entertainment. For the next 10 weeks, the candidates will raise funds to reach their goal of collecting more than […]

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WIN for KC – Women’s Sports Awards Celebration

Jackie Joyner-Kersee was the keynote speaker for the WIN for KC Women’s Sports Awards Celebration. Local female high school state champions and six outstanding award winners were recognized at the February 4th event at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Jackie Joyner-Kersee and Dr. Greg Canty, Children’s Mercy Vlatko Andoonovski, Huw Williams, Jen […]

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