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

Kids Night Out, a benefit for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City, was held on May 21st at the Overland Park Convention Center. Zalman Kohen was the honorary chairman, and Andy Burczyk served as the chairman. The evening’s program featured Abby Eden as the emcee, and Jayden, the Youth of the Year, as the speaker. Guests enjoyed cocktails, a delicious dinner, silent and live auctions, and a performance by the Brothers Osborne.

(Seated) Tiara Dixon, Laura Dixon, Carter Bentz, Teddy Dixon, Kathy Ross, Brad Patton, Lauren O’Dell Patton, and Jaimie Jardine (standing) Jonathon Jardine


Dr. Dred Scott, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City; with Ryan, Harper, and Taniyha


Simeon Daskalov, Ella Mullokandova, Jason Cupp, Veta Kohen, Zalman Kohen, honorary chairman; Adi Rosenblum, Jennifer Rosenblum, and Valerie Gindlesberger

Featured in the June 25, 2022 issue of The Independent.
Photo credit: Mark McDonald Photography


Pathway To Hope – Donor Appreciation Event, “A Taste Of Wellness”

Pathway To Hope’s annual Donor Appreciation Event, “A Taste Of Wellness,” was held on August 14th at Somerset Ridge Vineyard and Winery. Pathway To Hope was founded in 1988 by…

Arthritis Foundation – Art for Arthritis

Loews Kansas City Hotel was the site for the Arthritis Foundation’s 19th annual Art for Arthritis event, which was held on July 15th. Guests were delighted by the custom artwork…

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art – Party Arty

“Vitality & Vice” was the theme of this year’s triumphant return of Party Arty, to benefit The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Co-chairs Kelly Hollowell and Maria O’Connor, and Vice Co-chairs…

Awesome Ambitions – 25th Anniversary Celebration

Awesome Ambitions’ 25th Anniversary Celebration was held on July 21st at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and the Gem Theatre. Debby Ballard and Tammy Edwards served as co-chairs of the…