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I ON PHILANTHROPY

2015 Class of Rising Stars – Melissa Robinson

As a young black woman growing up in Our Town’s urban core, Melissa Robinson had a lot to overcome. Her life could have taken many turns, but she decided early on that she wasn’t going to let anything get in the way of her dreams.  After Melissa graduated from North Kansas City High School, she […]

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Women’s Foundation – Annual Luncheon

December 4th is the date for the Women’s Foundation’s Annual Luncheon, to be held at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Arianna Huffington, chairman, president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group; is the featured speaker. The mission of the Women’s Foundation is to promote equality and opportunity for women of all […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Hannah Hasselquist

Hannah Hasselquist was born and raised in Our Town. She graduated summa cum laude from Benedictine College with a bachelor of arts degree in business administration and dance. Hannah is a member of Centurions, Class of 2016. She is the co-chairman of the Arts Task Force and serves on the retreat planning committee and the […]

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MOCSA – Johnson County Fall Forum

Sarah and Jon Baum are the honorary chairmen for MOCSA’s annual Johnson County Fall Forum on October 7th at the Overland Park Marriott. Honorary Chairmen Jon and Sarah Baum Also featured in the September 5, 2015 issue of The Independent Photo Credit: David Remley  

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JLKCMO – Holiday Mart

Grab your girlfriends, grab a cocktail and grab a shopping bag! Holiday Mart, a benefit for The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri, will be held from October 22nd through the 25th at Bartle Hall. Ladies’ Night Out will be held on October 23rd. The event will feature signature cocktails, delicious fare from PB&J Restaurants, […]

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Saint Luke’s Foundation – Boo Ball

October 24th is the date for Saint Luke’s Foundation’s Boo Ball. The sixth annual event will take place at Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center, and guests will enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres and HOWL 2 GO dueling piano entertainment. Proceeds will support the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Saint Luke’s East Hospital. Boo Ball Committee: […]

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BOTAR – Cathy Fligg Frame

Cathy Fligg Frame is serving as The Belles of the American Royal 2015 president. It has been one of the her most favorite organizations to be a part of. “My Aunt Nancy once gave me the best advice: ‘Surround yourself with people who are older and younger than you are, and you will always have […]

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