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BOTAR – Boots ‘N BOTAR Bash

The Boots ‘N BOTAR Bash was held after the American Royal Parade at The Cashew. Guests enjoyed a delicious lunch and lots of wild west fun. Clare Amey, Ellie Conway, Emily Cray, Ellie Heddens, Jessica Jackson, Katherine Kilroy, Maddie Nichols, and Cortney Patterson hosted event. Additional photos featured in the November 24th issue of The […]

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BOTAR – The Speakeasy Party 

The BOTARs and their escorts enjoyed a Roaring Twenties party on September 21st at The Speakeasy Party at the Baltimore Club. Maggie Finn, Alexa Bondon, Lora Joyce, Finley Gates, Annie Baty, and Libby Ring were the hosts. Guests enjoyed gambling, dancing, a photo booth, and a staged raid ended the evening. Additional photos also featured in the […]

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BOTAR – Boot Scootin’ Boogie Party

Benjamin Ranch was the site for the Boot Scootin’ Boogie party for the BOTARs and their escorts. Maggie Newell, Mary Wagner, Megan Liechti, Ellie Leek, Libby Jones, Chesney Thompson, Sara Bacon, Julia Everist, Amy Dean, Katie Zimmer, Lilly Jianas, and Erin Bleakley were the hosts. Guests enjoyed delicious barbecue, a country band, a mechanical bull, and calf […]

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The Whole Person – Celebration Awards Luncheon

On August 17th, The Whole Person held its second annual Celebration Awards Luncheon to recognize four individuals and businesses working to further the organizations mission. John Hockenberry, award-winning journalist and author, was the keynote speaker. The Whole Person assists people with disabilities to live independently.  Also featured in the November 10th issue of The Independent Phil Witt, […]

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Community Ball and Cotillion

The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties will hold its 62nd Annual Community Ball and Cotillion on December 1st at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. The evening will honor 62 high school seniors and six high school juniors who were chosen based on leadership, character and service. Also featured in the November 10th issue of The Independent Photo […]

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The Committee of 100 – Celebratory Luncheon

The Committee of 100, a group formed in support of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, held A Celebratory Luncheon on October 2nd at the museum.  More than 400 guests enjoyed a presentation from Alexa Hampton, noted interior designer; and a beautiful lunch in Kirkwood Hall. Karen Craft and Joan Marsh were the Luncheon chairmen, and Caroline McCallister […]

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BOTAR – Tablescapes

BOTAR’s Tablescapes’ events were held at the American Royal on September 18th and 19th . Kim Aliber and Becky Herring were the co-chairmen. The Preview Party and Luncheon featured more than 40 designers and retailers who created unique tablescapes and a sensational shopping experience. Proceeds benefited the American Royal. Also featured in the November 10th issue of The Independent  Jennifer Krizek and […]

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The Kansas City Club – Annual Speakeasy Party

The Kansas City Club’s Annual Speakeasy Party was held on August 18th. To celebrate all things 1920, the dress, music, automobiles, games, entertainment, and food and drink transported guests to a bygone era. This year marks the Club’s 130th anniversary, and members and their guests will celebrate on November 17th with cocktails, dinner and dancing. Also featured […]

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The Folds of Honor Kansas City Chapter – Freedom Isn’t Free Gala

The first annual Freedom Isn’t Free Gala took place on September 22nd at LiveStrong Sporting Park hosted by The Folds of Honor Kansas City Chapter. Major Dan Rooney founded The Folds of Honor Foundation to help ensure that no family is left behind in pursuit of freedom. Kansas City formed the first local affiliate chapter in 2011 […]

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