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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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MOCSA – Fall Forum

The Overland Park Marriott was the site for MOCSA’s Fall Forum. Michele Manne Snyder and Vince Sabia were the co-chairmen. Guests watched a powerful segment from MOCSA’s educational video series, “Lockers: A Teen Relationship Series.” A panel of experts discussed sexual violence in Johnson County. Also featured in the November 10th issue of The Independent Photo […]

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JDRF – Walk to Cure Diabetes & 5K

More than 11,000 walkers and runners participated in the JDRF Kansas City Chapter’s 18th annual Walk to Cure Diabetes & 5K on October 6th at the Truman Sports Complex. Mike Kennedy of Q104 and the KCTV-5 morning crew kicked off the day rallying teams before the Walk & 5K. At the finish line, walkers enjoyed treats, live music […]

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Harriman-Jewell Series – Prelude

On September 24th, the Harriman-Jewell Series celebrated its 48th Season at Prelude. Guests gathered at Indian Hills Country Club and enjoyed a silent auction, elegant dinner and a performance by Itomar Zorman, violin winner of the XIV International Tchaikovsky Competition. The Richard Harriman Prelude Arts Award was presented to Roswitha and Ken Schaffer. Linda and Dr. […]

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Under a Harvest Moon – A Farm-to-Table Dinner

On September 30th, guests gathered in Powell Gardens for the sold-out fourth annual Under a Harvest Moon. Chef Ted Habiger of Room 39 created a gourmet farm-to-table dinner from the Heartland Harvest Garden’s bounty. Guests enjoyed a gourmet dinner, hand-selected wine pairings by Amigoni Urban Winery and dining in the open-air Missouri Barn. JoAnn Stultz and […]

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St. Teresa’s Academy Auction – Swinging on a Star

St. Teresa’s Academy Auction, “Swinging on a Star,”  is set for November 17th at the school and will feature catering from Garozzo’s Ristorante and fantastic items for bid. Julie and Mike McCann, co-chairmen; recently hosted an evening of delicious food and cocktails for friends and alumnae as they prepared for the auction. Christine and Doug Fielder, […]

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Harriman-Jewell Series – Benefactors’ Party for Prelude

The beautiful home of Anita and Gary Robb was the setting for a Benefactors’ Party for Prelude: A Celebration of the 48th Season of the Harriman-Jewell Series. Excitement was in the air for the Prelude event which was held at Indian Hills Country Club on September 24th. Linda and Dr. Burnell Landers were the honorary chairmen, and Gretchen Jacobson […]

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Kathy & Charlie Koehler Charity Golf Classic and Auction

The Third Annual Kathy & Charlie Koehler Charity Golf Classic and Auction was held recently at Loch Lloyd Country Club. Proceeds for this great event benefited United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Kansas City and its mission to touch the lives of people with any disability so they can enjoy life to its fullest. Kathy Koehler served […]

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