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Liberty Hospital Foundation – Twilight at the TreeHouse

Ray Brock was honored with the O’Dell Award for Philanthropy at Liberty Hospital Foundation’s Twilight at the TreeHouse on June 13th. The sixth annual event, a benefit for the TreeHouse as well as the Foundation’s mission-based funds, was held on the lawn of Liberty Hospital’s hospitality home. The TreeHouse was established to serve as a […]

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The Jewel Ball – Great Gatsby Party

June 14th was the date for a Great Gatsby Party for Jewel Ball debutantes, gentlemen and escorts at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Emilie Bruyère, Anna Frame, Katherine Higdon, Kelly Love, Jackie McGee, Tiernan Shank, Sarah Spradling, Hannah Tutera, and Brennan Williams were the hosts. Also featured in the July 26th […]

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Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary – Spring Luncheon

Milburn Country Club was the place for the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary’s Annual Spring Luncheon on May 21st. Guest Speaker Shannon Hodge brought a new perspective on ways of looking at food in her presentation, “Stop the Food Fight.” Ralph Wrobley and his son, Kirk Wrobley, presented Kay Roscoe with the Madeline C. Wrobley Volunteering […]

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The Kansas City Club – Kansas City Conversations

The Kansas City Club recently held a Kansas City Conversations event. Members and guests enjoyed socializing and a delicious lunch. Dr. Matthew Naylor, National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial; was the featured speaker.  Also featured in the July 12th issue of The Independent  Ken Ragan, Dr. Matthew Naylor, featured speaker; Bryan Flanagan, Kansas […]

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The Kansas City Symphony Alliance – 45th Symphony Designers’ Showhouse

The Designers of the 45th Symphony Designers’ Showhouse were celebrated recently at the Designers’ Toast Party 2014. The Kansas City Symphony Alliance has hosted the longest-running, continuous Showhouse event in the country. This year’s stunning design work was featured at 1246 West 59th Street. Also featured in the June 12, 2014 issue of The Independent […]

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Wayside Waifs – Fur Ball Gala

May 10th was the date for Wayside Waifs annual Fur Ball Gala at the Overland Park Convention Center. The score card of fun included an all-star “tail”gate, dinner, silent and live auctions, and adorable puppies and kittens. More than 1,000 guests attended the sold-out baseball themed event, “Our Waifs Are in a League of Their […]

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The Jewel Ball – Gentlemen’s Serenade

The Gentlemen’s Serenade took place at Mission Hills Country Club on June 8th. The Gentlemen of The Jewel Ball enjoyed tea sandwiches and desserts, learned about good manners and serenaded their mothers and grandmothers. Also featured in the July 12th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: Mary S. Watkins Photography Mary Thompson, Robbie Thompson and Carolyn […]

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