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Synergy Services – Stand Up for Synergy

On October 26th, more than 400 guests gathered at The Improv for Synergy Services’ Stand Up for Synergy. Karen and Sean Miller and Josh Mitchem served as co-chairmen of the event which featured Jim Belushi and the Chicago Board of Comedy.  Also featured in the December 14th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: Danelle Photography […]

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Johnson County Community College – Some Enchanted Evening

Some Enchanted Evening scholarship gala was held on November 9th at the Overland Park Marriott. The event raised funds to benefit Johnson County Community College students in need of financial assistance. Also featured in the December 14th issue of The Independent  Mr. and Mrs. Tim McKee, chairmen; with Mr. and Mrs. Bret Sheffield Mr. and […]

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March of Dimes – Signature Chefs Auction

October 14th was the date for the March of Dimes’ Signature Chefs Auction. Anita and Dean Newton served as the chairmen. Guests enjoyed delicious dishes by Lead Chef Debbie Gold, Red Door Grill; Colby Garrelts, Rye and Bluestem; Celina Tio, Julian and Collections; Michael Smith, Extra Virgin and Michael Smith; Howard Hanna, The Rieger Hotel; […]

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BOTAR – Night at the Rodeo

September 27th was the date for the BOTAR Night at the Rodeo that was held at the American Royal Complex. BOTARs and their families enjoyed a delicious dinner in the Governor’s Room, followed by an exciting Pro Rodeo experience in Hale Arena. Natalie Kirk and Angela Hudson were the co-chairmen. Also featured in the December 14th issue of The […]

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Rose Brooks Center – Casino and Auction Night

October 26th was the date for Rose Brooks Center’s Casino and Auction Night. Kate and Dave Banks served as the chairmen. Guests put on their poker faces and enjoyed cocktails, dinner, silent auction items, and gambling for a chance to win fabulous prizes.  Also featured in the December 14th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: […]

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The Shepherd’s Center of Kansas City Central – Prime Time Awards

The Shepherd’s Center of Kansas City Central’s annual Prime Time Awards was held on October 24th at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Former Mayor Kay Barnes, UMKC Chancellor Leo Morton and Carol Sader were honored as the 2013 Prime Time Champions, and Esther Valladolid Wolf received the 2013 Dr. Elbert C. Cole Founder’s […]

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The Ballet Guild – 46th annual Nutcracker Ball

Don’t miss the most delightfully festive party in town, the Ballet Guild’s 46th annual Nutcracker Ball on December 6th in the Grand Ballroom of Bartle Hall. The evening begins with an enchanting cocktail hour accompanied by endless Christmas goodies, a delicious three-course meal and a behind-the-scenes performance by the Kansas City Ballet dancers. Susan Bubb and […]

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WIN for KC – Big 12 Soccer Honorary Coach Program

November 5th was the date for a reception at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown hosted by WIN for KC for the Big 12 Soccer Honorary Coach Program. The women’s soccer teams from The University of Kansas, Iowa State University, University of Texas, Texas Tech University, Texas Christian University, West Virginia University, Oklahoma State University, and […]

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Belles of the American Royal – Royal Roundup

On October 11th, BOTARS and their escorts kicked up their heels at the Royal Roundup at the Saddle and Sirloin Club. Katherine Sweeney, Anna Price, Molly Crawford, Sarah Luby, Morgan Gonder, Caroline Hodge, Annie Burcham, Katherine Bruce, Amanda Haviland, and Allie Hartman-Frost were the hosts. Guests enjoyed delicious barbecue, entertainment by Tracy Allison and the […]

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