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Jewish Community Relations Bureau|AJC – Human Relations Dinner

Irv Hockaday was honored with the 2018 Henry W. Bloch Human Relations Award at the Jewish Community Relations Bureau|AJC’s Human Relations Dinner on November 18th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Kay Barnes, Shirley Bush Helzberg, Herb Kohn, and Pat McCown served as the co-chairmen.

Linda and Terry Ward, Kay Barnes, co-chairman; and John and Marny Sherman


Howard and Vicky Mayer, Crystal Shakur and Imam Jamal Shakur


Ellen and Irv Hockaday, honoree; and Stan Bushman


Mark and Mary Jorgenson


Paul Uhlmann III, Henry W. Bloch and Liz Uhlmann


Bill and Carlene Hall, Don Hall, Jr. and Jill Hall and Maurice Watson


The 2018 Henry W. Bloch Human Relations Award


Kylee Lambert, Donna Thomason, Kara Strickler, Taylor Burke, and Lucy Donnelly

Also featured in the January 5, 2019 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: J. Robert Schraeder Photography


Heart of America Shakespeare Festival – Romantic Revels Masked Ball

The InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza was the beautiful setting for Heart of America Shakespeare Festival’s Romantic Revels Masked Ball on February 16th. Bev and Erik Elving served as…

WIN for KC – Women’s Sports Awards Celebration

The Women’s Sports Awards Celebration kicked off WIN for KC’s 25th anniversary celebration. The February 8th event was held at the Kansas City Convention Center. Carrie Fry Robinson, Sania Cay,…

YMCA of Greater Kansas City – Challenge Your Fashion

The 12th annual Challenge Your Fashion gala was held on January 26th. Guests enjoyed a fashion show with sports celebrities and YMCA Challenger athletes, cocktails, dinner, a silent auction, a…

Kansas City Young Matrons – Magic Ball

January 26th was the date for Kansas City Young Matrons’ Magic Ball, a benefit for Avenue of Life. Bonne Illig and Martha Miller served as the co-chairmen, and Maureen and…