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Summer Celebrations 2019

The Summer Celebrations Signature Issue debuts every August and features photos from Our Town’s summer scrapbook. The Independent joins with our loyal subscribers and Our Town’s non-profit organizations and country clubs to celebrate the 2019 summer!   Emmett Langdon at T-ball in Leawood Park   John Fryer in Grand Lake, Colorado   Everett Langdon splashed all […]

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The Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park – Stems: A Garden Soirée

June 22nd was the date for The Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park’s Stems: A Garden Soirée, which was held at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens. Bo and Bill Stueck were the honorary chairmen. Proceeds support the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead, and the city’s public art […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City – Summer Bowl for Kids’ Sake

Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City’s Summer Bowl for Kids’ Sake was held July 9th through the 26th. Park Lanes was the setting for the bowling party that featured drinks, food, and prizes. More than 2,000 corporate and individual teams participated during the three weeks of fun. Proceeds support life-changing friendships for children facing adversity. […]

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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, yes, and 5,000 partygoers. The event was the 30th annual Jazzoo. Yvette and Joe Miceli were the honorary chairmen with Marissa Schaffner and Julie Randolph […]

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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 the board of trustees, and staff members gathered at the Hilton President Kansas City, the site of the very first Midwest Research Institute (now MRIGlobal) […]

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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. Mandy Burditt is serving as the president.   Caroline Sweeney, Whitney Hoefer, and Justine Groff   Ashley Rodden and Mary Ann Powell   BOTAR President […]

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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 Children’s Mercy, on June 7th and 8th. The fabulous weekend began with a hospital visit and press conference at Children’s Mercy, followed by the Celebrity […]

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Alphapointe – C&C Group Alphapointe Pro Am

Board Member Danny Davies served as chairman of the planning committee for the annual C&C Group Alphapointe Pro Am. The music of Noe Palma and Chris Thompson entertained the crowd prior to the shotgun start. The all-day event (complete with breakfast, lunch and dinner!) was held on June 3rd at Loch Lloyd Country Club. Proceeds […]

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2019 Tie The Knot Cocktail Party

July 11th was the date for the Tie The Knot Cocktail Party hosted by The Independent. TIVOL on the Country Club Plaza was the site for a celebration of the Tie The Knot issue. Guests shopped for beautiful engagement rings and wedding bands and enjoyed delectable hors d’oeuvres from Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions, pretty floral […]

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