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The Women’s Foundation – We Work for Change

More than 1,300 guests gathered for The Women’s Foundation’s annual We Work for Change event at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Mary and Tom Bloch were the honorary chairmen, and Madeleine McDonough served as the chairman. The sold-out event featured Keynote Speaker Ann Curry. Abby Wendel, Brian Stewart and Elizabeth Glynn were the co-chairmen of the patron committee.

Kelly Scanlon and Marjorie Adair, patron committee members

 

Bonnie Taylor, Ron Barnhart, Carol and Tom Handley, Linda Jordan, and Mike Shteamer

 

Lou Wade and Lisa Murray, board members

 

Gary Jankowitz, Linda Lenza, Ann Curry, keynote speaker; and Morgan Whitacre

 

Joni Wickham and Mayor Sly James

Also featured in the November 24, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Laura Fitzgibbons Photography

 

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…