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The Society of Fellows – Annual Dinner

The Society of Fellows of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art held its Annual Dinner on October 17th in Kirkwood Hall. Guests enjoyed the grand opening of the featured exhibition, Impressionist France; Visions of Nation Le Grey to Monet, followed by a delightful French-inspired culinary feast presented by Executive Chef Jonathan Pye. Also featured in the November […]

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Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties Cotillion – Meet and Greet

Bishop Miege High School was the setting for a tuxedo fitting and meet and greet for the fathers of the Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties Cotillion honorees. The men had a wonderful time socializing and getting to know each another.  Also featured in the November 30th issue of The Independent  Randy Larsen and […]

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62nd Annual Kappa Homes Tour

Celebrate the Season at the 62nd Annual Kappa Homes Tour from December 4th through the 6th. Four exceptional homes will be on display, beautifully decorated for the holidays by local floral designers. The Gift & Gourmet Shop at Homestead Country Club will offer numerous vendors selling holiday gifts, jewelry, home goods and homemade treats. Proceeds […]

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – Annual Meeting and Vespers

October 29th was the date for Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ Annual Meeting and Vespers. A service was led by Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann, followed by a candlelight reception at the Savior Pastoral Center. Also featured in the November 16th issue of The Independent Kathy O’Hara, Ken Williams, David Staker, Greg and Caroline Reintjes, and […]

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Kansas City Young Matrons – Civic Honoring Day

On October 7th, the Kansas City Young Matrons celebrated Civic Honoring Day at their historic Club House. Guests enjoyed a delicious lunch and Past Presidents, Silver Members, Life Members, and Honorary Members were honored.  Also featured in the November 16th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: David Remley Honorary Members: Virgie Bancroft, Margaret Ewing, Peggy […]

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Bishop Spencer Place – Bishop’s Benefit

On October 16th, Bishop Spencer Place held its Bishop’s Benefit at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center. Jeannette Nichols received the Bishop’s Award, and Alison Coulson was the chairman.  Also featured in the November 16th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: Jerry Kolb Carolyn Gerwick, Rich Coulson and Cappy and Peter Powell, board president […]

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Kansas City Art Institute – Janet K. Meyer Miller Terrace

The dedication of the new Janet K. Meyer Miller terrace was held on September 25th at the Kansas City Art Institute. Also featured in the November 16th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: Mark McDonald Lucille Moriarty, Mary Kate Bird, Dr. Patrick Moriarty, and Deborah Bird Dr. Mark Maslan and Cathy Tivol Maslan with Michael […]

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First Call Alcohol/Drug Prevention & Recovery – Message in a Bottle

September 17th was the date for First Call Alcohol/Drug Prevention & Recovery’s third annual Message in a Bottle: A Celebration of Healing at the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial. Lena Price and Tom Cohen were the chairmen of the event which featured keynote speakers and best-selling authors David Sheff and Nic Sheff.  […]

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MOCSA – Johnson County Fall Forum

MOCSA’s 10th annual Johnson County Fall Forum was held on October 8th at the Overland Park Marriott. Kay and Tom Martin were the honorary chairmen, and Michele Manne Neylon and Vince Sabia served as the co-chairmen. Dr. David Lisak was the keynote speaker. Also featured in the November 16th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: […]

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