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Cristo Rey Kansas City – Dancing with the Kansas City Stars

Mary Lockton and Michael Murphy are the honorary co-chairmen, and Carolyn Price and Carol Rauckman are serving as the co-chairmen of Cristo Rey Kansas City’s Dancing with the Kansas City Stars on April 21st at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. The eight community leaders who will lace up their dancing shoes with professional dancers from Allegro Ballroom were announced recently at The Big Reveal at Polsinelli’s offices on the Country Club Plaza. Pat Contreras, Dr. David Emmott, David Hess, Marcy Johnson, Taryn Klein, Lisa Lyddon, Tony Miller, and Kathy Nelson will dance for the students of Cristo Rey Kansas City.

Mary Lockton and Michael Murphy, honorary co-chairmen


Kathy Kane and Jane Gard

Also featured in the January 6, 2018 issue of The Independent



Shawnee Mission Education Foundation – Donor Recognition Dinner

Shawnee Mission Education Foundation held its annual Donor Recognition Dinner on February 7th at the Broadmoor Bistro, located in the new Center for Academic Achievement. Guests enjoyed a delicious dinner…

Heart of America Shakespeare Festival – Romantic Revels

Guests didn’t have to ask, “Where fore art thou?” They knew – the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza was the site for Romantic Revels. The benefit for the Heart…

Children’s Mercy – 14th Annual Red Hot Night Gala

February 10th was the date for Children’s Mercy’s 14th Annual Red Hot Night Gala. The event was coordinated by the Hands & Hearts Auxiliary of Children’s Mercy. More than 1,600…

WIN for KC – Women’s Sports Award Celebration

More than 1,700 guests attended the 2018 WIN for KC Women’s Sports Award Celebration at the Kansas City Convention Center on February 7th. Ibtihaj Muhammad, Olympic bronze medalist in Team…