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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


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…