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Saint Luke’s East Hospital – Boo Ball

Saint Luke’s East Hospital’s Boo Ball was a hip party with a cause. The fifth annual event was held at The Pavilion at John Knox Village. Guests enjoyed a fabulous 1960s-themed party and grooved to the tunes of Liverpool – A Beatles Tribute Band. Proceeds from the event support cardiovascular services at Saint Luke’s East […]

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Hope House – Spooktacular Halloween Party

October 26th was the date for a Spooktacular Halloween Party at the beautiful home of Brenda and Bob Aylward. Friends and family arrived in costume and enjoyed 12 stunning Halloween tablescapes that were created by Brenda. The festive gathering supports Hope House and its mission to help those affected by domestic violence.  Also featured in […]

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Purr Gamma Bark – Houndstooth & Purrls Pinning Ceremony

Purr Gamma Bark, a special sorority created for Wayside Waifs,  hosted an evening of fun at Carriage Club recently. Members enjoyed the Houndstooth & Purrls Pinning Ceremony and fabulous paw-tinies. One hundred percent of this year’s Purr Gamma Bark membership dues support Wayside Waifs unique and innovative Vet Preceptorship program. Also featured in the November […]

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Kansas City Art Institute – H&R Block Artspace

September 26th was the date for the 15th anniversary celebration of the H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute. Kansas City artist and musician Mark Southerland curated the celebratory event. Since the Artspace opened in the fall of 1999, the gallery has welcomed thousands of visitors, presented more than 100 exhibitions and public […]

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Crittenton Children’s Center – A Toast for the Children

Crittenton Children’s Center held its 11th annual A Toast for the Children, “Building Foundations for Brighter Tomorrows” on October 9th at Starlight Theatre. Ellen Hockaday was honored for her extraordinary service and dedication to Crittenton. Proceeds from the event support mental health services and programs for area youth.  Also featured in the November 29th issue […]

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BOTAR – Let’s Party Like Gatsby

October 24th was the date for the BOTAR Let’s Party Like Gatsby bash at the Simpson House. BOTARs and their escorts enjoyed a wonderful evening of 1920’s fun. BOTARs Jordan LeMay, Paige Nelson and Morgan Weinrich served as the hosts. Also featured in the November 29th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: David Riffel Penelope […]

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First Call – Celebration Evening

September 16th was the date for First Call Alcohol/Drug Prevention & Recovery’s fourth annual Celebration Evening, A Night of Recovery and Hope with Chris Herren at the College Basketball Experience. Lena Price and Tom Cohen served as event chairmen. The event began with a Sponsors’ Party and Reception featuring hors d’oeuvres and silent and live […]

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