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Jackson County CASA – Light of Hope Breakfast

April 12th was the date for Jackson County CASA’s 18th annual Light of Hope Breakfast. Dianne Shumaker, Shumaker Family Foundation; received the Light of Hope Award for the Foundation’s generous support of CASA. Russ Welsh served as the honorary chairman. CASA Volunteer and Keynote Speaker Lisa Carpenter gave a moving address about the childhood experiences that led her to become a CASA volunteer.

Zach Bickel, Kelly McCambridge and Jonathan Parker, board members

 

Peter Sloan and Laura Curry Sloan, Irv Robinson and Ellen Miller

Also featured in the May 12, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credits: David Remley and Twin Images Photography

Features

2018 Tie The Knot Bridal Issue

In honor of the 2018 Tie The Knot Bridal Issue, The Independent and TIVOL united to host a cocktail party at TIVOL Hawthorne Plaza on June 21st. For the occasion,…

The Jewel Ball

The 64th anniversary of The Jewel Ball was held on June 16th at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Charlotte White served as the chairman. Proceeds support the Kansas City Symphony…

The University of Kansas Health System – Hall of Fame Dinner and Awards Celebration

June 5th was the date for The University of Kansas Health System’s eighth annual Hall of Fame Dinner and Awards Celebration at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Charlie…

The Jewel Ball – Gentlemen’s Serenade

Mission Hills Country Club was the site for The Jewel Ball Gentlemen’s Serenade, which was held on June 3rd. The mothers, grandmothers and great-grandmothers of the Gentlemen of The Jewel…