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2021 Summer Celebrations

The residents of Our Town love the summer months, and The Independent delights in sharing your special moments. 

Harris, Blair, Foster, and Rhett Jackson at Mission Hills Country Club’s Fourth of July Celebration

 

Tommie Busch, Abby Lubischer, and Patrick Busch at the Sporting KC versus Austin FC match

 

Chelan David and Isabel Salgado at the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado

 

Pete and Lyndse Hanes, Steve and Linda Weddell, and Jeff and Kay Hanes at Mission Hills Country Club

 

Michael and Freddie Blount flanked David Fair and congratulated him on his home run!

 

Isabella Penke at Homestead Country Club

 

Neah David and Kylie David at Stockton Lake, Missouri 

 

Haley Linville, Amber Thompson, Jessica and John Hassler, and Scott Thompson at Mission Hills Country Club’s Summer Solstice Party

 

(Seated) Francis Uryasz II (standing) Justine and Ryan Richard

 

Isabel Salgado and Chelan David at the fundraiser for Band of Angels

 

Graham and Emerson Sansale at Mission Hills Country Club’s Memorial Day Carnival

 

David Tyrrell, Chris Logan, Jeff King, and David Hellen participated in Homestead Country Club’s Breakfast at Wimbledon event.

 

Spencer Dean with Louis Dean, age two

 

Sloane Sansale, Neve Clymer, Rhett Jackson, and Emma Blasi 

 

(Front row) Mike and Tammi Morgan, Jennifer Stradinger, Jennifer Krizek, and Kent Barnow (back row) Curtis Krizek and Mike Stradinger at Mission Hills Country Club’s Concert on the Course

 

Coleman Stephens at Homestead Country Club

 

Margot Fair enjoyed some craft time at Camp Cheley in Estes Park, Colorado.

 

Kirk Johnston with his niece, Violet Dean 

 

Elijah Alford tested his skills at Science City with High Aspirations.

 

Klassie Alcine, Thalia Cherry, and Rita Strickland at Centurions Task Force Day

 

Erin Gustafson with her daughter, Emery, at the Pre-Competitive Swim Team Final Day at Homestead Country Club.

 

Jarvis Huff’s first time in the pool with dad, Chris Huff, was a big success!

 

Taking advantage of the best mode of transportation in the desert was the Sabates family: Nelson, Jr., Spencer, Rachael, Nelson, Sr., and Olivia!

 

Duke Springs, Mack Davidson, and Ford Springs watched fireworks at Blue Hills Country Club.

 

Susan Miller spoke at the party that celebrated her retirement from Rose Brooks Center.

 

Ember Trubin, Justin Amberville, and Elina Katsman volunteered at Tacos & Beer on the Boulevard, a benefit for Family Health Care. 

 

Lizzie Wombolt with Blue Hills Country Club Head Coach Liddy Stallard

 

Peter Hodes celebrated the Fourth of July at a neighborhood parade.

 

Tess Sweeny, Bella Wolbolt, and Kallan Fishwick at Blue Hills Country Club

 

Cindy Ross, Rachel Ohlhausen and Laura Gilman, all with Jewish Family Services; celebrated at Jewish Family Services’ hybrid re-opening. 
Regina Goodwin and Diane Waters during Employee Appreciation Week at Lakemary

 

Tate Wichman, Ava Townsend, Gage Sherron, and Maggie Dahir at Blue Hills Country Club

 

Grace Watkins and Caroline McCaffree, dive coaches; flanked Monty Lyddon, head dive coach at Milburn Country Club. 

 

Jason and Chrissy Wichman at Blue Hills Country Club

 

Art and Meljay Krause marked their 80th birthdays by celebrating with 26 family members at The Greenbrier in West Virginia. 

 

Tyler, Amy, Alex, and Rob Wolf celebrated at Blue Hills Country Club. 

 

Ale and Emma flanked Harper Anderson at Camp Barnabas.

 

Jackson Dahir, Ellen Columbo, Megan Turner, and Jake O’Brien at Blue Hills Country Club

Additional photos featured in the September 4, 2021 issue of The Independent

Features

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City – 2021 Kids Night Out

Paul Fischer, Ray Kowalik, and Zalman Kohen served as the honorary co-chairmen for the 25th annual Kids Night Out, a benefit for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas…

Lyric Opera Circle – 2021 Summer

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Wayside Waifs – 2021 Fur Ball

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