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Cristo Rey Kansas City – Dancing with the Kansas City Stars

March 29th was the date for Cristo Rey Kansas City’s Dancing with the Kansas City Stars at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Ryane Delka, Larkin O’Keefe, Jenny Murphy, Stann Tate, Dr. Valerie Chow, Chris Hernandez, Rick Jones, and Kevin Ryan, along with their Allegro Ballroom partners, performed for more than 1,000 guests. […]

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The Kansas City Club – 1212 Trivia Night

The Kansas City Club’s 1212 Trivia Night was held on March 26th. Guests enjoyed answering fun questions, drinking libations and digging into a taco bar. Proceeds supported Cristo Rey Kansas City. Also featured in the May 3rd issue of The Independent  (Clockwise from left) Adam Courtney, Rich Canale, Jonathan Sternberg, Dave Wimberly, Austin Paul, Brian […]

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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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