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Kansas City Conversation Series

Jim Heeter, Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce; was the featured speaker at The Kansas City Club’s Kansas City Conversation Series on April 4th.  The Series features many notable speakers from Our Town. Also featured in the April 28th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: KCC Katie Daly, Jim Heeter, featured speaker; and Terry J. Brady, Kansas […]

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Celebration of Women Fashion Show

Guests enjoyed a night of food, fun and fashion at the 2012 Celebration of Women Fashion Show on March 2nd. The event, which was held at Aldersgate Village in Topeka, featured entertainment from the Topeka Big Band Quintet and a delicious dinner prepared by Aldersgate Village’s chef Kode. Melissa Bruner served as the emcee, and Anita Wolgast […]

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Benedictine College – An Evening of Note

Benedictine College held its 41st annual Scholarship Ball on February 25th at The Westin Crown Center Hotel. The evening featured a variety show student performance, a fabulous dinner, live auction, and dancing to the Michael Beers Band. The event honored Linda and Lawrence Kaminsky and Mary and Kevin McNicholas with the Cross of the Order […]

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Lyric Opera Ball – Lyric Opera Auction

It will be a wonderful evening at the Lyric Opera Ball on April 20th at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. This year’s theme is the “Wonderful Wizard of Opera.” Guests will enjoy dinner and dancing, and will have the chance to bid on some truly fabulous auction items including jewelry, art, trips, and even an […]

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The University of Kansas Hospital – Girls’ Night In

February 21st marked the seventh annual Girls’ Night In, and Portfolio Kitchen and Home in the historic Pershing Building was the perfect setting for a night of cooking and conversation. Guests, adorned in red, moved from kitchen to kitchen to watch four premier chefs from Our Town in action. Four community leaders served as “sous chefs” […]

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36th Annual Steer Dinner – Raising a Legacy of Stars

Avila University held its 36th Annual Steer Dinner Raising a Legacy of Stars on February 18th at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel. Guests enjoyed a “steer” steak dinner, live and silent auctions and dancing. Susan and Kevin McGreevy were the honorary chairmen, and Sue and Joe Fahey were the chairmen. Keith King served as the master of […]

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Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City – Celebrating 20 Years

The Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City hosted a 20th anniversary celebration at the Sprint Center on January 26th. Nine former presidents of the board of directors spoke about their years with WFGKC. Also featured in the March 17th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: Laura Fitzgibbons Dawn Oliver, Marilyn B. Salomon, Kristin Webster, and […]

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American Heart Association –  25th Anniversary

 The American Heart Association celebrated its 25th Anniversary on February 18th with the Heart & Stroke Ball at the Kansas City Convention Center. The evening included a fabulous dinner, dancing to Lynne Jordan and the Shivers and live and silent auctions. Carla and Don Duryee were the honorary chairmen. Leigh and Tyler Nottberg, Tina and […]

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – 31st Annual Golf Classic

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas will host its 31st Annual Golf Classic on May 14th at Lake Quivira Country Club. TheClassic, founded by the Betty and Ben Zarda family, will include lunch, the tournament, an awards ceremony, and a dinner reception. Catholic Charities’ programs and services support more than 85,000 people of all faiths in need annually. Also […]

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