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The Junior League of Kansas City, MO – Dr. Amy Hunkeler

Dr. Amy Hunkeler will serve as the 99th president of The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri. Amy is a native of Our Town and a second generation member of the organization. She joined the League in 1991 and has been an active member holding various leadership positions. Amy will organize this year’s Holiday Mart […]

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Subscriber Spotlight – Robin and Scott Boswell

Robin and Scott Boswell are both involved and dedicated to the Kansas City Repertory Theatre. Scott, who is on the board of directors and Robin are proud of the outstanding work the Rep is doing to benefiting young people across Kansas and Missouri with their education programs. Thank you, Robin and Scott, for all you […]

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The Pembroke Hill School – Community Service Project

The Pembroke Hill School’s senior class participated in a Community Service Project on May 18th cleaning, refurbishing, building, and planting at the Strawberry Hill Community Garden. Several local organizations donated items to this charitable project: Sturgis Materials donated the stone, Loma Vista donated plants, soil and mulch came from Missouri Organic, paint and stain from […]

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In the Spotlight – Young at Art Cocktail Party & Art Auction

The Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA) will hold its eighth annual Young at Art Cocktail Party and Art Auction on August 25th at Union Station. The event will feature music by The Zeros, a silent and live auction featuring incredible art and entertainment packages and delicious refreshments. Laurie and Don Montague are the […]

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In the Spotlight – Treads & Threads

The University of Kansas Hospital’s Treads & Threads gala will roar into the Kansas Speedway on September 7th. Tavia and Clark Hunt are the honorary chairmen, and Deanna and Greg Graves are the chairmen. Grammy award winners Huey Lewis and the News will have everyone dancing until midnight. Guests will enjoy gourmet restaurant fare and […]

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Newhouse Shelter

Becky Blades and a group of women from the Kansas City Young Matrons recently led a project with Newhouse Shelter residents and staff. About 20 people came together to contribute to a community canvas. Everyone took turns adding brush strokes to the painting. The finished product was a wonderful piece of artwork which now hangs […]

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Newhouse Shelter

Newhouse Shelter is thankful to the volunteers from The National Association of Insurance Commissioners for their work planting vegetables in the shelter’s backyard. Thanks for all your wonderful help! Also featured in the June 9th issue of The Independent  

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In the Spotlight – Kansas City Young Matrons

Betsy McAnany Vossman is the new president for the Kansas City Young Matrons. Betsy is a native of Our Town and has been a member of KCYM since 2003, holding several positions within the organization for many years. KCYM is busy planning Magic Ball 2013, which will benefit Hope Faith Ministries. Betsy and her husband, […]

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In the Spotlight – Harriman-Jewell Series

The Harriman-Jewell Series will celebrate its 48th Season with Prelude on September 24th at Indian Hills Country Club. Linda and Dr. Burnell Landers are the honorary chairmen, and Gretchen Jacobson is the chairman. Guests will enjoy an elegant dinner, silent auction and a performance by violinist Itamar Zorman. Proceeds will benefit the Harriman-Jewell Series’ mission […]

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