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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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Newhouse

A group of women from First United Methodist Church of Blue Springs Hearts and Hands group recently helped make Newhouse’s Mother’s Day celebration very special. They brought gifts and made the women feel pampered.  

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In the Spotlight –  The Symphony Ball

The Symphony League of Kansas City, Missouri, will present The Symphony Ball, “Fountains of Music,” on September 8th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Jill and Donald Hall, Jr., are the honorary chairmen and Miki Christophersen will serve as chairmen. The elegant evening will begin with cocktails and a silent auction followed […]

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In the Spotlight – Red Shoe Shindig

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City will host the Red Shoe Shindig on September 8th at Arrowhead Stadium’s North Club. Kathy and Mark Donovan are the honorary chairmen. Guests will enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, silent and live auctions, live entertainment by  Bali Root, and fabulous red footwear. Proceeds will support RMHC-KC and its mission […]

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Rob Sight Ford

Rob Sight Ford recently presented a generous check to Wayside Waifs from donations of the dealership’s first quarter sales. Rob’s adopted hound, Harley, was featured in the campaign and has become the official Rob Sight Ford mascot. Also featured in the May 26th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: Rob Sight Ford  

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Back in the Swing – 10th Anniversary

Back in the Swing will kick off its 10th anniversary year with a Summer Celebration featuring Grammy Award-winning artist Sheryl Crow on July 14th at the Carlsen Center at Johnson County Community College. This summer will also feature the release ofThe Back in the Swing Cookbook by Barbara C. Unell and Judith Fertig, which will be published on […]

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