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Kansas City Young Matrons – Mistletoe Party

The beautiful home of Tina and Jeff Montgomery was the setting for the Kansas City Young Matrons’ Mistletoe Party. Members enjoyed cocktails, delicious fare and fun conversation at the festive event. Also featured in the January 10t issue of The Independent Photo Credit: David Remley Gail Van Way, Heather Ryan, Janet Bjerke, and Christy Jennings […]

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ReDiscover – 45th Celebration

ReDiscover’s 45th Celebration was held on November 14th at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. The festive event featured a cocktail reception, a gourmet dinner, silent and live auctions, and entertainment from Grammy and Tony Award-winner Jennifer Holliday. ReDiscover’s programs provide quality mental health and substance abuse services to more than 8,000 individuals annually. […]

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UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance – Crescendo

November 7th was the date for the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance’s Crescendo. Deanna and Greg Graves were the honorary chairmen, and Katherine and Jim Schorgl served as the chairmen. Proceeds support scholarships, student travel and instruments and technology that students might not otherwise have. Also featured in the December 13th issue of The […]

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National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial  – War & Art

Claudio Bisogniero, Ambassador of Italy to the United States, visited the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial on November 17th for a special reception in conjunction with the debut of War & Art, a new exhibition featuring photographs documenting the preservation of Italian art and cultural heritage during World War I. The exhibition, […]

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March of Dimes – Signature Chefs Auction

Holly and Greg Mosher were the chairmen for the Signature Chefs Auction, a benefit for March of Dimes, on October 13th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Guests enjoyed delicious fare from the 2014 Signature Chefs: Michael Corvino, The American Restaurant; Howard Hanna, The Rieger Hotel Grill & Exchange; Natasha Goellner, Natasha’s […]

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Child Abuse Prevention Association – Black & Orange Bash

The Bean Hangar at The Roasterie was the setting for the Child Abuse Prevention Association’s fifth annual Black & Orange Bash on October 24th. Guests enjoyed a costume contest, live music by The Chad Abernathy Band, exciting raffle items, and a Royals watch party as part of the World Series excitement. Kristen Abernathy served as […]

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MOCSA – Johnson County Fall Forum

MOCSA’s Johnson County Fall Forum was held on October 10th at the Overland Park Marriott. More than 275 guests supported MOCSA programming and learned more about sexual violence prevention at the event. Dr. Alan Heisterkamp, a recognized educator and leader in the field of violence prevention, was the keynote speaker. Judy and Chuck Wells were […]

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