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Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute

Members of the Marion and Henry Bloch family were honored on February 25th at a renaming celebration for the Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute. The Bloch family has had a longstanding history of board involvement and supporting Saint Luke’s Hospital programs, including an historic $12 million gift to the Hospital last December. In honor […]

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Project 39 – Kick-Off Celebration

Project 39 hosted a Kick-Off Celebration on April 3rd for hosts participating in The Mother of All Happy Hours event. On May 8th, the hosts will invite their friends to gather and donate new baby items for mothers living in poverty. The donations will help families who are involved with The Family Conservancy’s Healthy Parents, […]

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Kansas City Symphony & the Los Angeles Philharmonic

On March 14th, the Kansas City Symphony rolled out the red carpet to welcome the Los Angeles Philharmonic and its Music Director Gustavo Dudamel. Guests enjoyed a special concert followed by a meet and greet with Maestro Gustavo and guest pianist Yuja Wang. Also featured in the April 19th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: […]

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The Hunt Family Foundation and the Kansas City Chiefs – 44th annual 101 Awards

March 1st was the date for The Hunt Family Foundation and the Kansas City Chiefs’ 44th annual 101 Awards at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center. Joe Freeman served as chairman of the sold-out event that supports the Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation. This year’s honorees were Peyton Manning, LeSean McCoy, Robert Mathis, Luke […]

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The Children’s Place The Young Advisory Board of The Children’s Place hosted Brews & BBQ on March 19th at Boulevard Brewery. More than 200 guests enjoyed a great evening that featured delicious fare from Jack Stack Barbecue, Boulevard brews and great raffle prizes. Proceeds from the event support The Children’s Place, which serves young survivors […]

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American Heart Association – Heart & Stroke Ball

March 1st was the date for American Heart Association’s Heart & Stroke Ball. Linda and John Nobles and Peggy and Dr. Michael Borkon were the co-chairmen. More than 1,000 guests enjoyed cocktails, a gourmet dinner, auctions, and an after-hours party with music by The Patrick Lentz Band at the Kansas City Convention Center.   Also […]

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Hats Off to Mothers – Honoree Tea

March 6th was the date for an Honoree Tea given by Hats Off to Mothers at Nell Hill’s in Briarcliff Village. Guests enjoyed receiving springtime decorating tips, followed by a fun morning of shopping and mimosas.  Barbara Storm is serving as the chairman of Hats Off to Mothers, benefiting United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Kansas […]

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Alphapointe – Dining in the Dark

February 27th was the date for Alphapointe’s Dining in the Dark at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center. Judi and Dr. Joseph Tauber served as the chairmen. Guests enjoyed cocktails, a silent auction with art donated by visually impaired and sighted artists and a three-course gourmet meal, served in complete darkness by servers who […]

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Rose Brooks Center – 27th annual Cabaret

Tony-award winning actress and star of 30 Rock and Modern Family Jane Krakowski gave a show-stopping performance at Rose Brooks Center’s 27th annual Cabaret. The March 9th event was held at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Proceeds supported Rose Brooks’ mission to provide safe futures for women, children and pets escaping violence. […]

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