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2022 Paw Print Issue

A celebration of the remarkable pets of Our Town.  Sponsored by:                                       Featured in the April 16, 2022 issue of The Independent.  

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Truman Library Institute – Wild About Harry

The Patrons’ Party for Wild About Harry, a benefit for the Truman Library Institute, was held on March 19th. Deanne Porter and Patrick Ottensmeyer, the honorary chairmen, and Tamara and David Campbell, the chairmen, were the hosts as guests gathered at Union Station Kansas City for an expedition on the Southern Belle. Clifton Truman Daniel […]

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Lyric Opera Circle – Lyric Opera Ball, “Una Notte a Roma”

The Lyric Opera Circle’s Lyric Opera Ball, “Una Notte a Roma,” will be held on April 9th at Loews Kansas City Hotel. Members of the Circle met at Hallbrook Country Club recently to assemble the party favors for the upcoming gala. With lunch and socializing, the pre-ball event was a complete success!      Featured […]

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Children’s Mercy Hospital – Children’s Relief Association

The Children’s Relief Association (CRA) promotes the health and well-being of the children and families served by Children’s Mercy Hospital through charitable and volunteer activities. Since 1922, CRA, and its predecessor, Mercy Auxiliary, have provided volunteer services and allocated more than $4.1 million to Children’s Mercy Hospital. The organization’s 300 current active and associate members […]

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Alphapointe – Boots & Pearls: Wine & Whiskey

Boots & Pearls: Wine & Whiskey was held on February 25th at The Museum at Prairiefire. The event was a benefit for Alphapointe, which works to empower people with vision loss to achieve their goals and aspirations. Nearly 600 guests enjoyed fine wines and whiskeys from around the world, delectable edibles, and lively entertainment.    […]

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The K-State Alumni Association – 15th annual Wabash CannonBall

The K-State Alumni Association hosted the 15th annual Wabash CannonBall on February 25th. Nearly 900 guests attended the black-tie event, which was held at the Overland Park Convention Center. Proceeds help to provide scholarships for K-State students from the metropolitan area.            Featured in the April 2, 2022 issue of The […]

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Heart of America Shakespeare Festival – Romantic Revels

Bernadette and Dr. Scott Ashcraft were honored with the Founder’s Award at Romantic Revels. The event, a benefit for the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival (HASF), was held at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza on February 12th. Jessica and Jason Chanos were the chairmen. Guests enjoyed cocktails, a gourmet dinner, a silent auction, […]

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The Independent – Celebrating The Stars!

1900 Building was the site for the February 24th cocktail party to celebrate The Independent’s 2022 Class of Rising Stars: Missy Andeel, Olivia Bloomfield, Mark Nuss, Keith Stanfield, Alisha Thomson, and Gene Willis, and to celebrate The Top Ten Events of 2021. Guests enjoyed delicious bites from Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions and celebrated another record-breaking […]

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Kansas City Ballet – A Musical Evening with Ramona

A Musical Evening with Ramona featuring Ramona Pansegrau, music director for the Kansas City Ballet, was enjoyed by members of KCB’s Bolender Society. The event was held on January 20th at The Kansas City Country Club. Also on the agenda were a special performance by KCB’s Second Company, an announcement by Devon Carney, artistic director, […]

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