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  • The BOTAR Ball

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  • Community LINC

    The Rent Party

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  • Park University

    Stanislav & Friends

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  • First Call

    Celebration Evening

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  • The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

    Committee of 100 Celebratory Luncheon at

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  • Kansas City Ballet

    Season Launch Party

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  • The Johnson County Library Foundation

    Library Lets Loose

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  • The University of Kansas Health System

    Treads & Threds

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  • BOTAR

    Presidents' Tea

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  • MOCSA

    Night Out with MOCSA

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Recent Features

Community LINC – The 2019 Rent Party Joanne and John Bluford, Peggy and Terry Dunn, Karen and Hank Herrmann, Jeanette and Kevin Prenger, and Aviva Ajmera and Wayne Strickland served as honorary co-chairmen of The Rent Party.… Read More
Crib Note – Huntley Faye Tyson Huntley Faye Tyson is the new girl in Town! The blue-eyed, brown-haired beauty was born on July 3rd to Blair and Truss Tyson of Leawood, Kansas. Huntley came into this… Read More
Philanthropy Matters – Reid Samuel Reid Samuel is the annual fund manager for the Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity, which was founded in 1925 and has its headquarters in Kansas City. His responsibilities include… Read More
STUCK IN A LOOP: Fugard play speaks to America’s racial stalemate The more you examine the work of South African playwright Athol Fugard, the more you realize that the racial dynamics in his dramas reveal as much about our own social… Read More
Park University – Stanislav & Friends
Honorary Chairmen Edith and Benny Lee received the First Annual Maestro Award from Greg Gunderson, Park University; at Stanislav & Friends on September 20th. The event was held on stage in Helzberg Hall at the Kauffman Center for the Performing…
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Junior League of Wyandotte & Johnson Counties – Community Ball & Cotillion
The Junior League of Wyandotte & Johnson Counties has chosen December 7th as the date for its 69th Annual Community Ball & Cotillion. The students who will be presented at the event represent 18 high schools in Our Town. (First…
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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – Snow Ball
The 46th annual Snow Ball will be held on January 18th at the Overland Park Convention Center. During the month of November, Friends of Curé of Ars, St. Michael the Archangel, and St. Agnes parishes gathered at events in support…
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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Committee of 100 – Celebratory Luncheon
Margaret Austin served as the honorary chairman for the eighth annual Committee of 100 Celebratory Luncheon at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Suzanne Kasler, interior designer and author, was the featured speaker at the event, which was held on September…
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The Johnson County Library Foundation – Library Lets Loose
September 28th was the date for The Johnson County Library Foundation’s fourth annual Library Lets Loose event, which was held at the Central Resource Library in Overland Park, Kansas. Partygoers enjoyed delectable fare and drink pairings, local music, trivia games,…
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On February 22, 2020, The Independent will publish Our Town’s list of top fundraising events from the 2019 CALENDAR YEAR. To be considered we must have the below form returned by Friday, January 3rd.

2019 Top Ten Submission Form