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Rose Brooks Center – Cabaret

Vanessa Williams was the featured performer at the 31st Anniversary Cabaret. She dazzled the audience with her voice and wit. The event, a benefit for Rose Brooks Center, was held on February 25th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. More than $600,000 was raised, and the funds will be used to end violence in the lives of thousands of families and pets. Jennie Clarke, Jill Opelka Greenfield and Phil Greenfield served as co-chairmen. 

Sarah and Matt Smith

 

Jennie Clarke, Phil Greenfield and Jill Opelka Greenfield, co-chairmen

 

Ashlee Peterson, board member

 

Vanessa Williams, featured performer

 

Shirley and Barnett Helzberg flanked Vanessa Williams, featured performer.

Additional photos featured in the April 14, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: David Riffel

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…