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The 2022 Jewel Ball

Kathy Hunt Woodward (Mrs. Phillip Scott Woodward) was the chairman for The Jewel Ball, a benefit for The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and the Kansas City Symphony. The event was held on June 18th at the Museum. Mary Jane Young Barnes (Mrs. Bryant Page Barnes) was the honorary chairman, with Anne Potter Russ (Mrs. Norbert […]

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The UMKC School of Medicine – 50th Anniversary Benefactor Party

The UMKC School of Medicine’s 50th Anniversary Benefactor Party was held at the stunning home of Rachael and Dr. Nelson Sabates. A jazz trio from the UMKC Conservatory provided entertainment for the guests. The Honorable Brenda and Charlie Shields served as honorary chairmen.        Featured in the July 23, 2022 issue of The […]

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Saint Luke’s Health System – Lifetime Legacy Award

Friends and family gathered on May 24th at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts to toast Starr and Tom Wagstaff, as they received the Lifetime Legacy Award from Saint Luke’s Health System. The loyal and generous couple have devoted 50 years of service to the Saint Luke’s community in Our Town. Cheers to the […]

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2022 C&C Group Alphapointe Pro-Am

Loch Lloyd Country Club was the course of choice for the recent C&C Group Alphapointe Pro-Am. Funds raised by the record number of golfers support youth programs at Alphapointe, which offers comprehensive rehabilitation and training services for people who are blind or visually impaired.           Featured in the July 23, 2022 […]

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KidsTLC – Open Golf Tournament

June 6th was the date for the KidsTLC Open Golf Tournament, which was held at Shadow Glen Golf Course. Golfers hit the links and helped KidsTLC celebrate its 50th anniversary. Players enjoyed libations, food stations, games, and more. Proceeds support the organization to help transform the lives of children and families experiencing challenges with mental […]

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The Folly Theater –  “Jolly for the Folly” Garden Party

The spectacular Hyde Park home of Brian Williams was the site for the annual “Jolly for the Folly” Garden Party on June 5th. Guests enjoyed delectable picnic fare and mint juleps – and even the weather was perfect.       Featured in the July 23, 2022 issue of The Independent. Photo credit: Elements Studio […]

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Jackson County CASA – Carnival for CASA

Children and carnivals just go together, and they were reunited in June at Faulkner’s Ranch, where a rootin’ tootin’ good time was had by all! Honorary Chairman Dana Outlaw saw to it that the western theme was as perfect as the name association! Proceeds from Carnival for CASA benefit the mission of advocating for children […]

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The Jewel Ball – Debutante Tea

The Kansas City Country Club was the site for The Jewel Ball Debutante Tea, which was held on June 12th. Kathy Roney and Alexis Woodward were the co-chairmen. Joan Marsh and Sally West served as tea pourers.           Featured in the July 23, 2022 issue of The Independent. Photo Credit: Wirken […]

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Family Health Care’s – 11th annual Tacos & Beer on the Boulevard

Family Health Care’s 11th annual Tacos & Beer on the Boulevard was held at Boulevard Brewing Company. The festive event featured delicious fare from Hefter Catering, an open air booth, great music from DJ Anthony Cangelose, and a silent auction. Lisa Walter and Kaitlin Walter were the co-chairmen, and BJ Kissel served as the emcee.  […]

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