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JDRF – Dream Gala

Becky and Brett Gordon served as chairmen of the 20th anniversary JDRF Dream Gala on May 2nd. More than 800 guests attended the evening that featured a cocktail reception, dinner and silent auction. More than two million dollars was raised at the event that ranked fifth out of more than 100 JDRF galas across the […]

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The Friends of Chamber Music – Soirée 2015

Soirée 2015, celebrating the 39th season of The Friends of Chamber Music, was held on May 9th at Indian Hills Country Club. Guests enjoyed an elegant dinner, a concert by members of the Ying Quartet and silent and live auctions which featured rare vintage wines selected by Master Sommelier Doug Frost. Board Member Tom and […]

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Kansas City Ballet – Business Season Celebration

The Kansas City Ballet’s Business Season Celebration was held on May 15th at the Hotel Phillips. Guests had a wonderful time at the special event. Devon Carney, Kansas City Ballet; and Consuelo Cruz Jason Boman,  Jason Webb, business member; and Mike Bray Also featured in the June 27, 2015 issue of The Independent Photo Credit: […]

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YMCA of Greater Kansas City – Challenge Your Fashion

April 25th was the date for the YMCA of Greater Kansas City’s Challenger Program’s Challenge Your Fashion at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. The festive event featured dinner, silent and live auctions and a celebrity-filled fashion show with styles from Dillard’s and Meierotto Jewelers. Proceeds support the expansion of the Fred and […]

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March of Dimes – March for Babies

The March of Dimes’ March for Babies Kansas City was held on May 3rd at the Kansas City Power & Light District. Ten thousand walkers participated in this event. Also featured in the June 27, 2015 issue of The Independent Photo Credit: Jessica Strom Photography and Brandon Abe Photography  

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Child Abuse Prevention Association – Blue Ribbon Burgers & Brews

The Child Abuse Prevention Association’s (CAPA) Blue Ribbon Burgers & Brews was held on April 17th at Longview Mansion. Carol Sours served as the chairman. More than 200 guests enjoyed a silent auction, a raffle and unique tastings from local eateries and brews from top breweries, including Abita and KC Bier Company. Proceeds support CAPA’s […]

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Synergy Services – Kindest Kansas Citian Awards

Synergy Services’ 25th Annual Kindest Kansas Citian Awards was held on May 8th at The View at Briarcliff. Guests enjoyed hearing portions of the essays written by 20 area students who were chosen from more than 5,500 entries honoring their Kindest Kansas Citians. Barbara Unell and Liz Uhlmann were the honorary co-chairmen, and Jenny Tuck […]

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