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Project 39 – The Mother of All Happy Hours

Project 39’s The Mother of All Happy Hours will be held on May 9th. More than 40 women will host the happy hour to benefit single mothers who participate in The Family Conservancy’s Healthy Parents, Healthy Kids program. Lisa Foley hosted a meeting on April 4th to finalize plans for the event. Also featured in […]

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Charles Bruffy & The Kansas City Chorale – Spring Song

The first annual Spring Song concert was held on March 30th in Rozzelle Court at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Charles Bruffy and The Kansas City Chorale performed a program which featured selection’s from the Chorale’s Grammy-winning album, Life and Breath. The concert was repeated on April 6th at the Cathedral Basilica in St. Louis. […]

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The Kansas City Art Institute – Open House

March 19th was the date for The Kansas City Art Institute’s Open House at The Warehouse. Guests enjoyed tours of the fabulous new space that houses the fiber program at KCAI.  Also featured in the May 4th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: Bruce Mathews The Warehouse Joan Horan and Krystal Jolicoeur, KCAI student  

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Kansas City’s Medicine Cabinet – Kansas City Tip-Off

March 9th was the date for the Kansas City’s Medicine Cabinet’s 2013 Kansas City Tip-Off. The event was held at the Uptown Theater and featured Scotty McCreery, American Idol winner. Gretchen and Hans Gold and Marsha and Joel Voran were the honorary co-chairmen. Kansas City’s Medicine Cabinet, a program of the Baptist-Trinity Lutheran Legacy Foundation, provides funding for […]

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WIN for KC Youth Advisory Board

Renshi (Coach) Gregg Brown taught members of the WIN for KC Youth Advisory Board some cool self-defense moves on March 10th at the Shogun Martial Arts Center.  Also featured in the April 20th issue of The Independent  (Kneeling) Gregg Brown, Shogun Martial Arts Center (standing) Savanna Morrison, Grace Li-Haug, Mary Joyce, Taylor Holmes, Madison Holmes, […]

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K-State Alumni Association – Wabash CannonBall

March 1st was the date for the K-State Alumni Association’s Wabash CannonBall. Chanie and Tom Mitchell were chairmen of the event which was held at the Overland Park Sheraton. Greg Musil served as the emcee. More than $1.6 million has been raised in the seven year history of the event to fund scholarships for area […]

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KU Advancement Board – Brackfest 2013

The KU Advancement Board’s Brackfest 2013 was a slam dunk at the College Basketball Experience on March 18th. Guests enjoyed filling out brackets and basketball experts shared their thoughts on the 2013 NCAA Basketball Tournament. Doctors from The University of Kansas Medical Center and The University of Kansas Hospital discussed the latest in sports concussion treatment and […]

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2013 Pembroke Hill Auction – Patrons’ Party

The beautiful home of Jeanne and Joe Brandmeyer was the setting for the Patrons’ Party for the 2013 Pembroke Hill Auction. Jeanne and Joe have nine grandchildren attending The Pembroke Hill School. Guests enjoyed viewing amazing works of art, delicious drinks and festive savories. This year’s Auction featured artwork created by students who were mentored by local artists. […]

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Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation – 101 Awards

March 2nd was the date for the 43rd annual 101 Awards at the Sheraton Kansas City at Crown Center. Joe Freeman and Bill Nelson were the co-chairmen. This year’s recipients were Peyton Manning, Adrian Peterson, J.J. Watt, Aldon Smith, Bruce Arians and Chuck Pagano, and Pete Carroll. Don Shula received the Lamar Hunt Award for Professional Football. Proceeds benefited […]

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