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Cornerstones of Care – Chiefs Charity Game

August 9th was the date for the Chiefs Charity Game at Arrowhead Stadium. Christy and Bill Gautreaux were the honorary chairmen, and Kyle Hartman served as the chairman. Cornerstones of Care was the beneficiary of the event that raised $485,000.

Dan Cranshaw, Denise Cross, Mark Donovan, and Chad Harris


Pam Sanders, Cornerstones of Care; threw out the first pass at the game.


Joanne Summers, Chad Harris, Cornerstones of Care; Denise Cross, Cornerstones of Care; Tom Wagers, Christine Schaben, Shauna Olson, and Donna Zion


Burke Walker with his children Brianna and Brayden


Chad Henne and D’Montre Wade with a Cornerstones of Care youth


(Front row) Jon Appelby, Mayor Sly James, Stephanie Rawe, Jim Hogan, and Mark Donovan (back row) Dan Cranshaw

Additional photos featured in the September 15, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credits: Davis Finley and Ashley Thornton


Kansas City Ballet Guild – The Emerald City Ball

Plans are in full swing for Kansas City Ballet Guild’s annual gala. Members gathered for an invitation addressing event on August 23rd at the beautiful home of Sunday Siragusa. October…

Summer Celebrations 2018

The Independent joins with our loyal subscribers and Our Town’s non-profit organizations and country clubs to celebrate the 2018 summer, Kansas City-style!  Blue Hills Country Club Kris Townsend and Jill Dahir…

Shawnee Mission Education Foundation – Distinguished Leaders Speaker Series

Dr. Milton Chen, senior fellow and executive director emeritus of the George Lucas Educational Foundation; was the guest speaker for Shawnee Mission Education Foundation’s inaugural Distinguished Leaders Speaker Series event.…

The Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park – Stems: A Garden Soirée

Katie and David Cook were the honorary chairmen for Stems: A Garden Soirée, which was held at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens on June 22nd. While strolling the…