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BOTAR – Boot Scootin’ Boogie Party

Benjamin Ranch was the site for the Boot Scootin’ Boogie party for the BOTARs and their escorts. Maggie Newell, Mary Wagner, Megan Liechti, Ellie Leek, Libby Jones, Chesney Thompson, Sara Bacon, Julia Everist, Amy Dean, Katie Zimmer, Lilly Jianas, and Erin Bleakley were the hosts. Guests enjoyed delicious barbecue, a country band, a mechanical bull, and calf roping. 

Also featured in the November 24th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit:  David Riffel

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David Zimmer showed off his riding skills.
Alexa Bondon rode the mechanical bull.



Children’s Mercy – Dream Big Day

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City – Legacy Invitational

September 21st was the date for Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City’s annual Legacy Invitational. Usually held on a full-sized course, Topgolf provided the setting for this socially-distanced event, which…

Saint Luke’s Foundation – 10th Annual Plaza 10K

Saint Luke’s Foundation’s 10th Annual Plaza 10K, a benefit for Saint Luke’s Home Care and Hospice, was held on September 13th. Participants were given the option to run virtually or…

Park International Center for Music – Stanislav & Friends

Park International Center for Music’s Stanislav & Friends was held on September 17th at the Boulevard Drive-In. Guests enjoyed beautiful classical music at the reimagined event which featured a pre-recorded…