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Regnier Family Wonderscope Children’s Museum of Kansas City – Ribbon Cutting

October 23rd was the date for the Ribbon Cutting at the new Regnier Family Wonderscope Children’s Museum of Kansas City. Also featured in the November 28, 2020 issue of The Independent  

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Children’s Mercy – Nick & Jake’s Fore the Kids Golf Tournament

Nick & Jake’s Fore the Kids Golf Tournament, a benefit for Children’s Mercy, was held on October 5th at Nicklaus Golf Club at LionsGate and Blue Hills Country Club. Proceeds were earmarked to address mental health issues for patients at Children’s Mercy and in our community. Also featured in the November 28, 2020 issue of […]

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Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault – Community Luncheon

Kristen Gibbons Feden, an attorney who served as the prosecutor in the trial and retrial of Bill Cosby, was the keynote speaker for the Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault’s (MOCSA) Community Luncheon. This year, it was a virtual event with a set of small, socially-distanced watch parties on October 14th. Jill and Ray Kowalik […]

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The American Royal – 2020 Junior Premium Livestock Auction

The American Royal Complex was the site for the 2020 American Royal Junior Premium Livestock Auction. The event was held on October 17th and also included a virtual option. There were 61 exhibitors. The Grand Champion Market Steer was purchased by the Patterson Foundation for $280,000 – and yes, that’s a new record! Numerous area […]

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Jackson County CASA – Cocktails for CASA

October 16th was the date for Jackson County CASA’s Cocktails for CASA. The second annual event featured cocktail and dinner kits prepared by Mixologist Leslie Newsam Goellner and Chef Nick Goellner, both of The Antler Room. Participants picked up fresh pasta and cocktail kits and then tuned in for the program that included a behind-the-scenes […]

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Girls on the Run Serving Greater Kansas City – Golf for Girls

Girls on the Run Serving Greater Kansas City hosted its Golf for Girls tournament at Creekmoor Golf Club. The third annual event was held on October 19th. The event raised more than $50,000 to help more girls participate in the organization’s life-changing programs. Additional photos featured in the November 14, 2020 issue of The Independent

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The Folly Theater – Eat, Drink, & Be Jolly for the Folly Picnic Fundraiser

The annual Eat, Drink, & Be Jolly for the Folly Picnic Fundraiser, a benefit for the Folly Theater, was held in the glorious garden of Brian Williams’ home. The Stan Kessler Trio entertained. Picnic baskets held a tasting array of fried chicken, pasta salads, and even individual bottles of Prosecco – and the baskets were […]

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The Stuff Of Which Dreams Are Made – Travis Kelce

Travis Kelce is a bright star in Our Town’s constellation of celebrities. Sports icons come and go, famous actors and musicians grace our collective stage, and every now and then a person with such a gravitational pull and actual gravitas embraces Kansas City. A man of many talents, not the least of which is grabbing […]

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Children’s Mercy – Dream Big Day

Children’s Mercy hosted Dream Big Day, a virtual family-friendly festival, celebration, and walk for the community to find answers and hope for kids. The week-long festivities culminated with more than 900 people and 70 teams coming together for a Facebook Live event on September 26th that is still available for viewing. More than $227,000 was […]

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