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Camp Encourage – Movie Benefit

Camp Encourage’s Movie Benefit was held recently at the Screenland Crossroads. Dr. Beth Rosemergey and Dr. Charles Orth served as the honorary chairmen. The twenties-themed event featured a short documentary showing a day in the life of a camper, delicious treats and silent and live auctions. Camp Encourage serves  children with autism spectrum disorders and proceeds from the event will be used for summer camp scholarships.

Also featured in the January 26th issue of The Independent

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Jarrett Vollrath, Dr. Katie Cook, advisory board member; and David Cook
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Trudy Gosnell, Lindsay Long, Jesse Gilkey, and Stacey Gilkey

 

 

Features

Kansas City Zoo – 30th Annual Jazzoo

June 7th was the night to don animal prints and go on safari – to a not-too-distant land featuring 65 pop-up restaurants, 10 bars, and five stages with music. Oh,…

MRIGlobal – 75th Anniversary Cocktail Reception

June 17th was the date for MRIGlobal’s 75th Anniversary Cocktail Reception, in recognition of its founding in 1944. Civic leaders, current and former members of the board of directors and…

BOTAR – Spring Meeting

The BOTAR committees recently met to plan The BOTAR Ball. The 70th annual event will be held on October 19th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.…

Children’s Mercy – Big Slick Celebrity Weekend

David Koechner, Rob Riggle, Paul Rudd, Eric Stonestreet, and Jason Sudeikis were the celebrity hosts for the 10th annual Big Slick Celebrity Weekend, a benefit for pediatric cancer research at…