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Alphapointe – Boots & Pearls: Wine & Whiskey

Boots & Pearls: Wine & Whiskey was held on February 25th at The Museum at Prairiefire. The event was a benefit for Alphapointe, which works to empower people with vision loss to achieve their goals and aspirations. Nearly 600 guests enjoyed fine wines and whiskeys from around the world, delectable edibles, and lively entertainment.    […]

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The K-State Alumni Association – 15th annual Wabash CannonBall

The K-State Alumni Association hosted the 15th annual Wabash CannonBall on February 25th. Nearly 900 guests attended the black-tie event, which was held at the Overland Park Convention Center. Proceeds help to provide scholarships for K-State students from the metropolitan area.            Featured in the April 2, 2022 issue of The […]

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Heart of America Shakespeare Festival – Romantic Revels

Bernadette and Dr. Scott Ashcraft were honored with the Founder’s Award at Romantic Revels. The event, a benefit for the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival (HASF), was held at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza on February 12th. Jessica and Jason Chanos were the chairmen. Guests enjoyed cocktails, a gourmet dinner, a silent auction, […]

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The Independent – Celebrating The Stars!

1900 Building was the site for the February 24th cocktail party to celebrate The Independent’s 2022 Class of Rising Stars: Missy Andeel, Olivia Bloomfield, Mark Nuss, Keith Stanfield, Alisha Thomson, and Gene Willis, and to celebrate The Top Ten Events of 2021. Guests enjoyed delicious bites from Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions and celebrated another record-breaking […]

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Kansas City Ballet – A Musical Evening with Ramona

A Musical Evening with Ramona featuring Ramona Pansegrau, music director for the Kansas City Ballet, was enjoyed by members of KCB’s Bolender Society. The event was held on January 20th at The Kansas City Country Club. Also on the agenda were a special performance by KCB’s Second Company, an announcement by Devon Carney, artistic director, […]

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The Independent’s Top Ten Events of 2021

The Top Five Golf Tournaments of 2021 Bright Futures Fund’s 4th Annual Bishop Johnston’s Golf Tournament: $227,295 Ronald McDonald House Charities of KC’s Trent Green Golf Classic: $219,842 Lakemary’s Golf Classic with Will Shields: $155,422 Olathe Health Charitable Foundation’s Golf Classic: $118,265 Down Syndrome Innovations’ Step Up for Down Syndrome Golf Classic: $106,895 The Top Five Walk/Run Events of […]

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – 48th Annual Snow Ball

The 48th Annual Snow Ball, a benefit for Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, was held on January 15th, both at the Overland Park Convention Center and online. Donna and Mark Teahan served as the presidents. Lauren Solidum, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, made a presentation that featured a video about the Family Financial Transformations program. […]

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – 2021 Nutcracker Luncheon

The Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown was the site for the Kansas City Ballet Guild’s Nutcracker Luncheon, which was held on December 16th. The co-chairmen were Susan Bubb and Megan Bubb. Guests were welcomed by Peggy Beal, Guild president. Karen Yungmeyer, Nutcracker Ball co-chairman, gave a recap of that much-enjoyed evening. Jeffrey […]

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Jewish Community Relations Bureau|AJC – 2022 Human Relations Event

Alvin Brooks, Carrie and Matt Condon, Peggy and Terry Dunn, Don Hall, Jr., and Marny and John Sherman served as the co-chairmen for the Jewish Community Relations Bureau|AJC’s Human Relations Event, “Bridges to Justice,” on November 18th. The Reverend Thomas B. Curran, S.J., was honored with the 2021 Henry W. Bloch Human Relations Award. The […]

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