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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

 

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