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WIN for KC – Women’s Sports Awards Celebration

The Women’s Sports Awards Celebration kicked off WIN for KC’s 25th anniversary celebration. The February 8th event was held at the Kansas City Convention Center. Carrie Fry Robinson, Sania Cay, Jackie Frost, Bernadette Wagner, Tatsiana Khvitsko, and 15 former WIN for KC board chairmen were honored for their huge impact on women and girls in sports. More than 2,000 guests enjoyed listening to a conversation between Special Guests Simone Biles, Olympic gymnast; and Holly Rowe, ESPN.

Cate Conrad, Campbell Alldredge, Simone Biles, special guest; and Lily Jane Morrissey


Morgan Skinner, Neva Longhofer, Kailey Wink, Grace Lovett, Maggie Schutt, Quinn Weakley, and Monica Bates


(Front row) Kathy Nelson, Babette Macy, Patti Streeper, Sarah Morris, Wendy Hagemann, Robin Sterneck, Anne St. Peter, Kathleen Kunkler, Janet Justus, Lisa Pelofsky, Pam Sloan, Brenda VanLengen, Susan True, Janet Calandro, and Jessica Blubaugh (back row) Abe Coleman


Angela Hurt, Holly Rowe, special guest; Simone Biles, special guest; and Lisa Ginter

Additional photos featured in the March 16, 2019 issue of The Independent
Photo Credits: Laura Fitzgibbons and WIN for KC


ArtsKC Regional Arts Council – Annual Awards Luncheon

February 28th was a big day for ArtsKC Regional Arts Council: a celebration of its 20th anniversary with the Annual Awards Luncheon. Nate Orr and Richard Wetzel served as co-chairmen…

Heart of America Shakespeare Festival – Romantic Revels Masked Ball

The InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza was the beautiful setting for Heart of America Shakespeare Festival’s Romantic Revels Masked Ball on February 16th. Bev and Erik Elving served as…

YMCA of Greater Kansas City – Challenge Your Fashion

The 12th annual Challenge Your Fashion gala was held on January 26th. Guests enjoyed a fashion show with sports celebrities and YMCA Challenger athletes, cocktails, dinner, a silent auction, a…

Kansas City Young Matrons – Magic Ball

January 26th was the date for Kansas City Young Matrons’ Magic Ball, a benefit for Avenue of Life. Bonne Illig and Martha Miller served as the co-chairmen, and Maureen and…