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November 12, 2022 Issue

Kansas City Young Matrons – Civics and Honoring Day

Kansas City Young Matrons’ Civics and Honoring Day was held on October 3rd. The membership gathered to honor its president, past presidents, silver members, life members, and honorary members. Guests enjoyed presentations from Debbie Deere and Miranda Mendez of Boys Hope Girls Hope, and Lauren Clifton-Thompson and Sarah Knopf Amelung of Amethyst Place. The morning […]

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

KC Shepherd’s Center’s 50th Anniversary and 5th Annual 70 over 70 Awards Celebration was held on September 17th. Kathy Cox and Gary Cortes and Edith and Benny Lee were the honorary co-chairs, and Carmen Zuniga and Tanner Wycoff served as the co-chairs for the event, which was held at The Midland Theatre. Kathy Smith and […]

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Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties – 72nd Annual Community Ball and Cotillion

December 3rd is the date for the Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties’ 72nd Annual Community Ball and Cotillion. Students from 17 area high schools were selected as participants. They were chosen based on leadership, character, and service.       Featured in the November 12, 2022 issue of The Independent.

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Jackson County CASA’s fourth annual Cocktails for CASA – A Night of Hope

Jackson County CASA’s fourth annual Cocktails for CASA – A Night of Hope was held on September 30th at Pennway Place at Studio Dan Meiners. More than 280 guests enjoyed a signature cocktail, hors d’oeuvres, silent and live auctions, and music from the Paseo Academy Jazz Band. Proceeds help the organization and its mission to […]

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Children’s Mercy – 2022 Dream Big Day

September 24th was the date for Children’s Mercy’s 2022 Dream Big Day. The event was held at Crown Center Square. The festivities  included family-friendly activities, a one mile walk, and a lot of laughter.     Featured in the November 12, 2022 issue of The Independent.

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph

Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph is grateful to have volunteers who help regularly at the organization’s South Serve and Lift Center Pantry on Longview Road. Two of them are Rosie Harrison and Janine Urness. Rosie has a welcoming manner and a calm demeanor, both assets when she calls to remind clients about their pantry […]

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – Snow Ball Kickoff Meeting

Committee members for Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ Snow Ball recently attended this season’s Kickoff Meeting at Indian Hills Country Club. The guest speakers were Lauren Solidum, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, and April, a graduate of the organization’s St. Rita program. Pam and Kevin Kramer are serving as the 2023 Snow Ball presidents. The […]

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Kansas City Ballet – 2022 Season Launch Party

The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center was the site for Kansas City Ballet’s annual Season Launch Party on October 14th. Devon Carney and Jeffrey J. Bentley welcomed guests to the 65th season of Kansas City Ballet. Members of The Bolender Society enjoyed the elegant event, complete with beautiful city skyline views from Benton’s. Afterward, […]

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – The Nutcracker Ball Invitation Assembly

September 29th was the date when members of the Kansas City Ballet Guild gathered at the Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity to assemble invitations for The Nutcracker Ball, the Guild’s 55th annual gala. The colorful invitations reflect the Ball’s “Land of the Sweets” theme. The festive event will be held on December 3rd […]

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