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Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City – Rise Rooftop Crawl

More than 1,000 guests gathered for Big Brothers Big Sisters’ Rise Rooftop Crawl on August 24th. The fifth annual event raised $500,000 to support life-changing friendships for children facing adversity. Partygoers visited rooftop parties in the Crossroads at private locations, including Barkley, Corrigan Station, and BBBSKC. Each destination featured a vacation theme, including Europe, Cuba, Africa, and India.


Kristi Hutchison, Erica Ostroski, and Tiffany Stuck, all with Big Brothers Big Sisters


Calvin McDonnell and Chioma Atanmo


Cathy Ferraro and Chris Ferraro


The India-themed street party


Additional photos featured in the September 28, 2019 issue of The Independent

Photo Credit:  Adam Kaleikau


Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – 46th Annual Snow Ball

The 46th Annual Snow Ball, a benefit for Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, was held on January 18th at the Overland Park Convention Center. This year’s presidents were Jo and…

Kansas City Ballet Guild – Nutcracker Luncheon

The Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown was the site for the Kansas City Ballet Guild’s Nutcracker Luncheon, which was held on December 12th. Everyone enjoyed seeing the…

The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties – Community Ball and Cotillion

The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties’ 69th Annual Community Ball and Cotillion was held on December 7th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Guests…

HALO – ArtReach Auction

HALO will celebrate 15 years of growth and thousands of lives changed at the Annual HALO ArtReach Auction. The February 28th event will be held at The Abbott. Annie and Ryan Anderson…