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Big Brothers Big Sisters – Empower Breakfast

Big Brothers Big Sisters’ annual Empower Breakfast was held on October 9th at The Gallery Event Space. Nearly 300 guests listened to inspirational stories and learned about the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters and how to get involved in the organization’s individual giving program, Match Makers.

Tonya Jackson, Anthony Carey, and Erica Ostroski, BBBSKC


Hillary Stamper, Jeff Serven, Rachel Smith, Mike Waddell, and Elizabeth Lewis


Kevin Clarke, Jeremy Kay, and Cory Davis


(Seated) Erica Ostroski, Micheal Lawrence, Bri Hopkins, Liz Freeman, Adam Kaleikau, Abigail Lutz, Paige Engle, Maddy McClure, and Hannah Neel (standing) Tonya Jackson, Kristi Hutchison, Zach Riel, Tiffany Stuck, Kevin Clarke, and Brittany Davis, all with BBBSKC

Also featured in the November 23, 2019 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Adam Kaleikau


Home Sweet Home

Residents of Our Town have been staying busy while they practice social distancing. Cheers to the simple things in life! Boy Scout Troop 393 Member Ben P. has been living…

Rockhurst University – Leadership Series Luncheon

March 5th was the date for the annual Rockhurst University Leadership Series Luncheon. The annual event was held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Carly Fiorina,…

Sherwood Autism Center – Beat The Blues

Blue was the color of the evening at Sherwood Autism Center’s Beat The Blues party. The third annual event was held at The Abbott. Mandy and Ryan Gray served as…

The National World War I Museum and Memorial – Extraordinary Measures

As the well-known saying goes, “extraordinary times call for … extraordinary measures.” There is no debate regarding the challenges of the times we are living through now, in the 21st…