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The Children’s Place – Suspenders & Stilettos

December 6th was the date for the Young Advisory Board of The Children’s Place’s fourth annual Suspenders & Stilettos at Pennway Place. The event was a benefit for The Children’s Place, and guests enjoyed a wine wall and live entertainment from The Magnetics. Also featured in the January 24th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: […]

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Kansas City Art Institute – Patron Preview

December 4th was the date for the Kansas City Art Institute’s Patron Preview. The event was held the evening prior to the public opening of the end-of-semester exhibition and sale. Guests visited studio departments throughout the campus, viewed student artwork of all kinds and enjoyed a sumptuous dinner.  Also featured in the January 26th issue […]

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The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial – Unbroken

The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial was the site for a reception and special screening of Unbroken on December 16th. Guests enjoyed a preview screening of the film, auction items including a copy of the Unbroken book that was signed by Louie Zamperini and a reception and tour of the Museum with […]

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Unbound – An Unbound Experience

December 18th was the date for Unbound’s inaugural event, An Unbound Experience. Beth and John Manley were the honorary chairmen, and Elizabeth Alex served as the emcee. Also featured in the January 24th issue of The Independent  Ron and Kathy Roux with Jennifer Siebes, Unbound David and Diane Hentges, Marty and Bill Porter and Tharon […]

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Ozanam – 31st annual Hollywood Holiday Gala

Nearly 800 guests gathered at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center for Ozanam’s 31st annual Hollywood Holiday Gala on December 4th. After a lovely dinner, everyone enjoyed a video and a performance by the Ozanam cheerleaders. Larry Moore, who has served as the emcee for the last 31 years, kicked off the live […]

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KVC Health Systems – The Gala on Fire

KVC Health Systems’ The Gala on Fire was held at the historic Firestone Building. Bonne Illig, Kim Stevens, Debbie Douville, Kristina Klug, Lenise Ward, Ashlee Bressel, and Jenni Howard, all with VanBrock; served as the co-chairmen of the November 21st event.   Also featured in the January 24th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: David […]

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Village Shalom – Ages of Excellence

Vicki Novorr and James Klein were the co-chairmen of the sixth annual Ages of Excellence, a benefit for Village Shalom, on November 20th at the Overland Park Convention Center. Rick Reilly was the featured speaker, and the Stephen J. Schoenfeld Volunteer Recognition Award was presented to the staff of Village Shalom for their exemplary actions […]

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