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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

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.…