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Rose Brooks Center – 32nd Anniversary Cabaret

The 32nd Anniversary Cabaret, a tune-filled evening for a good cause, was held on March 3rd at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. The Atlantic City Boys wowed the audience at the benefit for Rose Brooks Center. Proceeds will be used to help end violence toward thousands of families and their pets. Mary and Mark Jorgenson were the event chairmen. 

Mark and Mary Jorgenson, event chairmen; with Chris Jones, Dan Reynolds, Jeremy James, and Dustin Fisher, Atlantic City Boys 


Kevin Barth with Dustin Fisher, Dan Reynolds, and Chris Jones, Atlantic City Boys

Also featured in the March 30, 2019 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: David Riffel


Alphapointe – Boots & Pearls, Wine & Whiskey

Alphapointe’s fourth annual Boots & Pearls, Wine & Whiskey event was held on February 22nd at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Scott Thornhill, Alphapointe, gave a moving speech on his…

Benedictine College’s Scholarship Ball

Lené Westerman and Colleen McGraw O’Malley and Kevin O’Malley were the co-chairmen of Benedictine College’s Scholarship Ball. The 48th annual event raised more than one million dollars. Guests enjoyed special…

The Children’s SPOT – Once Upon A Time

Anne Gagel and Simon McGee and their children, Fintan, Eoin, Cormac, and Paxico McGee, served as chairmen of The Children’s SPOT at Saint Luke’s Hospital’s Once Upon A Time event.…

14th Annual HALO Kansas City ArtReach Auction

The 14th Annual HALO Kansas City ArtReach Auction was held on February 22nd at the Brass on Baltimore. Susie and Chad Wollard were the honorary chairmen. Hero of the Year…