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Cristo Rey Kansas City – Dancing with the Kansas City Stars

Cristo Rey Kansas City’s 15th Annual Dancing with the Kansas City Stars was held on June 26th. Kathleen Couchonnal and Melissa Skeens were the co-chairmen, and Kristi and Larkin O’Keefe served as the honorary chairmen. Guests enjoyed an all-star dance competition that featured Nick Durand, Phil Glynn, Mike Jackson, Mary Haggerty Kroening, Kate O’Keefe, Julie […]

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Family Health Care – Tacos & Beer on the Boulevard

Bradette Groves and Lisa Tucker were the co-chairmen for Family Health Care’s 10th Anniversary Tacos & Beer on the Boulevard on June 10th. The sold-out event was hosted by Boulevard Brewing Company. Guests enjoyed the musical stylings of DJ Billy Santoro, as well as a silent auction and a raffle. Proceeds support Family Health Care, […]

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The Folly Theater – Folly Golf Classic

Deer Creek Golf Club was the site for the Folly Golf Classic, which was held on June 18th. Alex Solorio served as the chairman.       Also featured in the August 7, 2021 issue of The Independent Photo credit: Markline Tournament Photography

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City – Legacy Invitational

Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City held its Legacy Invitational on May 24th at Loch Lloyd and June 14th at The National. When not on the links, guests enjoyed a variety of amenities, including hot towel shaves, chair massages, a cigar emporium, and a gift salon, in addition to a gourmet breakfast and hospitality tents […]

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C&C Group Alphapointe Pro-Am

June 7th was the date for the C&C Group Alphapointe Pro-Am, which was held at Loch Lloyd Country Club. More than 100 golfers from around the country participated in the event. Proceeds are earmarked for youth programming at the organization, which offers comprehensive rehabilitation services for people who are blind or visually impaired. Also featured […]

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The 2021 KidsTLC Open

The KidsTLC Open was held on June 7th at Shadow Glen Golf Course. Libations and food stations, along with games, added to everyone’s enjoyment of the day. KidsTLC provides services for children who are facing challenges with mental and behavioral health, developmental trauma, and autism.   Kristen Tyson, Lauren Roberts, Matt Mayer, and Dan Novascone, event […]

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Life Unlimited – Hats Off for Mothers

This marks the 18th year for Hats Off for Mothers, which was held on May 27th at the Boulevard Drive-In. The fun festivities featured a ‘50s theme and a parade of convertibles with the honorees. Ellen Merriman served as chairman, and John Holt was the host. The honorees, who were chosen for their ability to […]

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Kansas City Young Matrons – New Member Luncheon

May 20th was the date for Kansas City Young Matrons’ New Member Luncheon, which was held at the clubhouse. Two classes of new members were recognized at the event. New Member Class of 2021-22 Jacqueline King, Tina Bender, Shari Olander, Debra Nichols, Jan Morgan, Edie Downing, new member chairman; Maureen Lillard, new member advisor; Jenny […]

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The Children’s Place – Patio Party

The Children’s Place’s Patio Party was held on May 15th. Mindy and Meyer Sosland were the honorary chairmen, and Katie McCune and Carrie McLiney served as the co-chairmen. Hundreds of guests gathered at more than 35 patio parties around Our Town to watch the livestreamed event, which featured a mission-filled program and silent and live […]

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