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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


Children’s Mercy – Fore the Kids Golf Tournament

The 2019 Nick and Jake’s Fore the Kids Golf Tournament was held on October 7th. More than 240 golfers played at Blue Hills Country Club or Nicklaus Golf Club. Afterward,…

Reaching Out From Within – Courage to Change: Rethinking Human Dignity

SuEllen Fried was the chairman for Reaching Out From Within’s Courage to Change: Rethinking Human Dignity. The October 7th event was held at the Overland Park Sheraton. Axel Briemle, an…

BOTAR – Formal at BOTAR High

October 4th was the date for the Formal at BOTAR High. BOTARS and escorts gathered at Brookside Gardens for the festive evening of dinner and dancing. Hannah Arnspiger, Chloie Costello,…

Sheffield Place – Off The Wall

Off The Wall, an evening of dinner, drinks, and local art, was held on October 12th at The LEX at Municipal Auditorium. Peter Sunderman and Curt Thomas were the honorary…