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July 23, 2022 Issue

The UMKC School of Medicine – 50th Anniversary Benefactor Party

The UMKC School of Medicine’s 50th Anniversary Benefactor Party was held at the stunning home of Rachael and Dr. Nelson Sabates. A jazz trio from the UMKC Conservatory provided entertainment for the guests. The Honorable Brenda and Charlie Shields served as honorary chairmen.        Featured in the July 23, 2022 issue of The […]

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Saint Luke’s Health System – Lifetime Legacy Award

Friends and family gathered on May 24th at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts to toast Starr and Tom Wagstaff, as they received the Lifetime Legacy Award from Saint Luke’s Health System. The loyal and generous couple have devoted 50 years of service to the Saint Luke’s community in Our Town. Cheers to the […]

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KC Shepherd’s Center – 50th Anniversary and 5th Annual 70 Over 70 Awards Celebration

On September 17th, The Midland Theatre will be the site for KC Shepherd’s Center’s 50th Anniversary and 5th Annual 70 Over 70 Awards Celebration. Edith and Benny Lee and Kathy Cox and Gary Cortes are serving as the honorary co-chairmen. Carmen Zuniga and Tanner Wycoff are the event co-chairmen. The evening’s agenda includes a pre-event […]

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2022 C&C Group Alphapointe Pro-Am

Loch Lloyd Country Club was the course of choice for the recent C&C Group Alphapointe Pro-Am. Funds raised by the record number of golfers support youth programs at Alphapointe, which offers comprehensive rehabilitation and training services for people who are blind or visually impaired.           Featured in the July 23, 2022 […]

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KidsTLC – Open Golf Tournament

June 6th was the date for the KidsTLC Open Golf Tournament, which was held at Shadow Glen Golf Course. Golfers hit the links and helped KidsTLC celebrate its 50th anniversary. Players enjoyed libations, food stations, games, and more. Proceeds support the organization to help transform the lives of children and families experiencing challenges with mental […]

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The Folly Theater –  “Jolly for the Folly” Garden Party

The spectacular Hyde Park home of Brian Williams was the site for the annual “Jolly for the Folly” Garden Party on June 5th. Guests enjoyed delectable picnic fare and mint juleps – and even the weather was perfect.       Featured in the July 23, 2022 issue of The Independent. Photo credit: Elements Studio […]

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Jackson County CASA – Carnival for CASA

Children and carnivals just go together, and they were reunited in June at Faulkner’s Ranch, where a rootin’ tootin’ good time was had by all! Honorary Chairman Dana Outlaw saw to it that the western theme was as perfect as the name association! Proceeds from Carnival for CASA benefit the mission of advocating for children […]

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Opes Charitable Foundation and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – Green Tie Gala

David Frantze will be honored at the fourth annual Green Tie Gala, where guests will enjoy a surf and turf dinner, silent and live auctions, and entertainment by Lonnie McFadden and the band Twice on Sunday. The event will raise funds for the Opes Charitable Foundation and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Featured in the […]

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The Whole Person – Night of Independence Awards Gala: The Super Ball

September 16th is the date for The Whole Person’s Night of Independence Awards Gala – The Super Ball. The event will be held at The North Club at Arrowhead Stadium. Jessica Barranco and Sherry Duncan are the co-chairmen. Abby Eden will serve as the emcee. Guests will enjoy a cocktail hour, live and silent auctions, […]

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