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Band of Angels – Art That Blows

July 8th was the date for Band of Angels’ Art That Blows event, which was held at The Abbott. Partygoers enjoyed great music, a unique atmosphere, and the chance to bid on one-of-a-kind art pieces, which were all made from recycled music instruments.

Amy Knopps, Mike Meyer, and Sharon Toulouse with members of the KU and MU bands

 

Sherae Honeycutt, Elke Gonzales-Flaharty, Mike Meyer, Monica Gonzalez, Lucas Berry, and Casey Wright

 

Robert Hurlburt and Vicky Riley

Featured in the August 20, 2022 issue of The Independent.

 

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To learn more about becoming a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Greater Kansas City Chapter, please visit afpkc.org. The Independent is proud to be the exclusive media partner of AFPKC.…

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Amy Ball Polen is serving as the president of BOTAR this year – and her recollections of the event date back to when her sisters, Jennifer Ball Jones and Melinda…

A Toast To Olde Tymes – E. Geneve Lichtenwalter

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Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park – Stems: A Garden Soirée

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