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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City – 2021 Kids Night Out

Paul Fischer, Ray Kowalik, and Zalman Kohen served as the honorary co-chairmen for the 25th annual Kids Night Out, a benefit for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City. Andy Burczyk was the chairman of the August 13th event, which was held at the Overland Park Convention Center. The fun included cocktails, dinner, live and silent auctions, and a private performance by Maren Morris, who was voted the Female Artist of the Year by the Academy of Country Music in 2021 and the Country Music Association in 2020.

Dianne and Congressman Emanuel Cleaver

 

Tyler Curry, Abby Eden, and Mark and Leslie Alford

 

Creed Lenhart, Cole and Monica Erdmann, and Ashley Lenhart

Also featured in the September 18, 2021 issue of The Independent
Photo credit: Mark McDonald 

Features

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

Guests had the opportunity to view the construction of LongHouse, the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens’ new visitor center when the Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park hosted…

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…

Welcome House – Groundbreaking Ceremony

The Reverend Dr. Ted Pierce of Rolling Hills Presbyterian Church gave the invocation when Welcome House held a Groundbreaking Ceremony on June 23rd for the soon-to-be Welcome House Recovery Center.…

The Folly Theater – Groundbreaking Ceremony

The Folly Theater has just begun the most extensive renovation project in its history. To celebrate, there was a Groundbreaking Ceremony on June 21st. Among the upcoming attractions are wider…