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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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2012 Community Ball and Cotillion – The Mothers’ Tea

The Mothers’ Tea for the 2012 Community Ball and Cotillion of the Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties was held on September 16th at the elegant home of Kay Lloyd. Guests enjoyed delicious tea and desserts and Kay’s daughter, Nora Lloyd, modeled the gown that will be worn by the young ladies. Janie Foltz is […]

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The Kansas City Art Institute – Art and Design Auction

The Kansas City Art Institute held a kick-off reception on October 2nd for its 2013 Art and Design Auction in Vanderslice Hall. The big event is set for June 1st on the KCAI campus and will feature selected work from KCAI alumni and faculty in the live and silent auctions. The biennial auction supports student scholarships at […]

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YMCA – Cheers for Challenger

The sixth annual Cheers for Challenger wine tasting and auction was held September 16th at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Local sports celebrities, including Royals pitcher Bruce Chen and former Chief’s quarterback Trent Green attended to show their support. Jenny Burkhead served as chairman. Proceeds benefited the YMCA of Greater Kansas City’s Challenger program that gives kids […]

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Waddell & Reed – Traveling World War I Exhibition

To celebrate the company’s 75th anniversary, Waddell & Reed created the Traveling World War I Exhibition. On August 24th, Waddell & Reed rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange, as well as completed their final stop of an educational tour that traveled to 75 cities in nearly every state. The traveling exhibit […]

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63rd Annual BOTAR Ball

The BOTARs, escorts and royal escorts recently gathered with their families at the American Royal to celebrate the upcoming Ball which will be held on October 20th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Guests enjoyed a Mexican buffet and the Quarter Horse Show. Kim Manka Mann and Lora Garrison were the co-chairmen.  Also […]

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Renovation Sensation Homes Tour – Patrons’ Party

Drs. Leah and Louis Ridgway opened their beautiful home on September 11th for the Patrons’ Party for the eighth annual Renovation Sensation Homes Tour. The Tour benefits Shawnee Mission East’s SHARE program, the largest student-led community service organization in the country. Also featured in the October 13th issue of The Independent SME students Grace DeGoler, Addie […]

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Second annual KC Dance Day

The second annual KC Dance Day was special for dance fans of all ages. The Kansas City Ballet’s Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity was the site for the August 25th event. Guests enjoyed free dance performances, classes, demonstrations, delicious food, and special prize drawings.  Also featured in the October 13th issue of The Independent Photo […]

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Truman Medical Center Lakewood – 7th annual Evening Under the Stars

The 7th annual Evening Under the Stars was presented by Truman Medical Center Lakewood, to help raise funds to purchase a mobile dental coach to help expand the Independence School District-based dental program. The evening included hot music by the island rock group, Soca Jukebox, and delicious fare by Plaza Catering. Brenda Shields and Nancy Lewis served […]

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