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Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey – Race, Place, & Diversity Award Dinner

November 17th was the date for Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey’s Race, Place, & Diversity 2017 Award Dinner at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Debbie Allen was the inaugural honoree. She was honored with the 2017 Race, Place and Diversity Award for the impact she has made for diversity and inclusion.

Dr. Lisa Klein, Michelle Fleuranges-Parker and Leslie Fleuranges

 

Julie Holmquist, DeeDee King and Marcia Lane

Also featured in the January 6, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Rivas Photography

Features

Truman Library Institute – Wild About Harry

Truman Library Institute’s 19th annual Wild About Harry was held on April 19th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. David McCullough was honored with the 2018…

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…

Saint Luke’s Foundation’s Books & Boutiques Patrons’ Party

April 5th was the date for a Patrons’ Party for Saint Luke’s Foundation’s Books & Boutiques at the AMC Theatre Support Center. Guests enjoyed an opportunity to meet Frances Mayes,…

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City – Match Appreciation Banquet

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City’s annual Match Appreciation Banquet was held on April 8th at the Overland Park Convention Center. More than 1,000 Bigs and Littles gathered…