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MOCSA – Community Luncheon

Tavia and Clark Hunt were the honorary chairmen, Denise Delcore and John Green were the community support committee co-chairmen and Becky Loboda and Alicia Starr served as the co-chairmen for Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA’s) Community Luncheon. The April 26th event was held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Mira Sorvino, Academy Award-winning actress and human rights activist, was the keynote speaker.


Guests enjoyed the Patrons’ Party that was hosted by the Kansas City Chiefs on April 25th.
Martin and Geony Rucker posed with their daughter, Claire.
Patricia Mitchell and Mira Sorvino, keynote speaker



(Seated) Cindy Muller, Kathy Fallon, Ellen Merriman, and Debbie Kerr (standing) Kathy Woodward, board member; Kara Martin, Julie Polkinghorn, Lisa Schmidt, and Becky Bublitz


Marlys and Michael Haverty with Kaitlin Thrun

Also featured in the June 9, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Roy Inman


Alphapointe – C&C Group Pro-Am Tournament

June 4th was the date for the 2018 C&C Group Alphapointe Pro-Am Tournament at Loch Lloyd Country Club. Board Member Danny Davies served as chairman of the planning committee. The…

Kansas City Zoo – 29th Annual Jazzoo

Kelly and Ron Lockton were the chairmen of the 29th Annual Jazzoo on June 1st at the Kansas City Zoo. This year’s theme, “Rub Elbows. Touch Fins.,” celebrated the Zoo’s…

Kansas City Art Institute – Artfare 2018

The Vanderslice Committee of the Kansas City Art Institute’s Artfare 2018, a benefit for the Kansas City Art Institute, was held on May 20th at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary…

CASA SuperHero 5K

June 24th was the date for the fifth annual CASA SuperHero 5K at Corporate Woods. More than 800 participants and 100 volunteers enjoyed the mild weather and Kids’ Zone activities.…