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Powell Gardens

What’s new at Powell Gardens? Plenty! April 13th was the date for the dedication of the Marlese Lowe Gourley Island Garden. On the 14th, Union Station Kansas City’s Innovation Center was the site of a dinner in celebration of reaching the halfway point in the Strengthen Today to Ensure the Future Campaign. In other good news, construction is underway for the Miller Hammond Chapel Study. In addition, this is Powell Gardens’ 30th anniversary as Kansas City’s Botanical Garden.

Dick Brown, George Powell, Mark McCasland, and Nick Powell

 

Ford Brent and Mary Ann Powell

 

Robert and Marlese Gourley

 

Anne Riker Powell, Dr. Bibie Chronwall and David Powell

 

Kumsuk and Kunso Kim, Powell Gardens; with Jay and Cindy Longbottom

 

George Powell and Jack Holland

Also featured in the May 26, 2018 issue of The Independent

 

Features

UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance – Crescendo

Suzanne Shank and Marty Smoler were the honorary chairmen, and Yvette and Joseph Miceli served as the chairmen of the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance’s Crescendo. The November 2nd…

Parkinson’s Foundation Heartland Chapter – Parkinson’s Prohibition

The second annual Parkinson’s Prohibition was held on October 25th at the KCP&L Building. Kelly Kehrees and Blake Nelson were the co-chairmen. Trisha Brauer served as the auctioneer, and Neal…

March of Dimes – Signature Chefs Auction

The sixth annual Signature Chefs Auction took place on October 18th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Ted Habiger, Room 39 and Brewery Emperial; led a…

MOCSA – Johnson County Fall Forum

MOCSA’s 15th annual Johnson County Fall Forum took place on October 12th at the Overland Park Sheraton. The luncheon ensured that MOCSA’s advocacy, counseling and prevention education services reach thousands…