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Cristo Rey Kansas City – Dancing with the Kansas City Stars

Mary Lockton and Michael Murphy were the honorary co-chairmen, and Carol Rauckman and Carolyn Price served as the co-chairmen of Cristo Rey Kansas City’s Dancing with the Kansas City Stars at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. The April 21st event featured a “Fly Me To The Moon” theme. Guests enjoyed an all-star dance competition that featured Pat Contreras, Dr. David Emmott, Taryn Klein, Lisa Lyddon, Tony Miller, Kathy Nelson, grand prize winner; David Hess, first runner-up; and Marcy Johnson, second runner-up and Judges’ Choice. 

 Jenny Beerman, Carolyn Price, co-chairman; Mary Lockton, honorary co-chairman; Martha Comment and Pam Bruce


Valentin Bachvarov and Kathy Nelson, grand prize winner


Co-chairman Carol Rauckman, Honorary Co-chairmen Mary Lockton and Michael Murphy and Co-chairman Carolyn Price


Alumni Star Rozanne Prather and Star Marcy Johnson


The All Star Team Members: Tony Miller, Tamara Sanders, David Hess, Toni Dodd, Jacob Marshall, Taryn Klein, Dr. David Emmott, Laura Szymanski, Pat Contreras, Elizabeth Watkins, Gil Maldonado, Lisa Lyddon, Kevin Medlin, Marcy Johnson, Valentin Bachvarov, and Kathy Nelson


Judges Lauren LaPointe and Jake Schloegel with Star Taryn Klein and Jacob Marshall

Also featured in the July 7, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Keith Gard


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…

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.…