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EVENT EXTRAS

Genesis Promise Academy – Slammin’ & Jammin’ 

The second annual Slammin’ & Jammin’ for Genesis was held on May 13th at the Carriage Club.  Joanne and John Bluford served as the honorary chairmen.  Mayor Sly James was honored for his years of service as board president.  The tennis-inspired event featured a cocktail party, dinner and auctions.  The next day, guests returned to watch a tennis […]

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Run for the Roses – Kentucky Derby Gala

The Fourth Annual Run for the Roses Kentucky Derby Gala was held on May 7th at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza.  The event was a benefit for The Mission Project, which helps adults with developmental or cognitive disabilities to live independently and safely in the community with minimal support.  Guests enjoyed a silent auction, “betting” […]

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Nonprofit Connect – Patrons’ Party

Richard Carrothers and Dennis Hennessy, who shared the 2009 Business Philanthropist of the Year Award for the New Theatre Restaurant, served as the honorary co-chairmen of Nonprofit Connect‘s 27th Annual Philanthropy Awards Luncheon.  They were the hosts of the Patrons’ Party, which was held at Dogwood, their 40-acre nature reserve in Lenexa, on May 9th.  The Luncheon took […]

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The Art and Soul of Chamber Music

On April 8th, the musicians of Summerfest Concerts performed a free evening of chamber music at Atonement Lutheran Church.  The group began its concerts in 1990.  Summerfest Concerts will hold its main concert series in July. Also featured in the May 28th issue of The Independent magazine Photo Credit: Larry F. Levenson Shannon Finney, flutist; Lisa Schubert Hickok, Summerfest; […]

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Avila University – The Art of Diploma-cy 

Jeanne Hamilton Olofson was honored with a doctor of humane letters degree at Avila University’s graduation ceremony. The event was held on May 14th at the Independence Event Center. Jeanne holds both a bachelor of arts degree in communication and a master’s degree in business administration from Avila. Her gift made possible the Jeanne Hamilton […]

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Kentucky Derby Run for the Roses – A Day at the Races

The New Theatre Guild Scholarship Foundation is hosting A Day at the Races benefit, celebrating the 137th Kentucky Derby Run for the Roses, on May 7th at the beautiful home of Steve Short.  The event will feature an elaborate Southern menu, a Derby hat contest and off-track betting.  Joyce Fox will be honored as the Derby Queen of […]

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Run for the Roses – Kentucky Derby Gala

The Run for the Roses Kentucky Derby Patrons’ Party was held on April 1st at the law offices of Rouse Hendricks German May.  Katie Van Luchene and Jerry Foulds are the chairmen of the Fourth Annual Run for the Roses Kentucky Derby Gala, which will take place on May 7th at the InterContinental Kansas City at the […]

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Notre Dame de Sion – Seaside Soirée

Seaside Soirée, Notre Dame de Sion‘s Gala Auction, was held on March 5th.  Bill Fagerbakke, who currently serves as the voice of Patrick the Starfish on SpongeBob SquarePants; was the master of ceremonies.  Lynn and Paul Clause, Patty and Rob Hummel and Caroline and Greg Reintjes served as Auction co-chairmen. Also featured in the April 16th […]

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WIN for KC – Honorary Coaches Reception

The 2011 Phillips Big 12 Women’s Basketball Championship was held at Municipal Auditorium on March 8th, 9th, 11th, and 12th. WIN for KC held its annual Honorary Coaches Reception on March 7th. These community leaders serve as honorary coaches for their favorite BIg 12 basketball programs when the tournament is held in Our Town. They […]

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