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The Independent’s Top Ten Events of 2021

The Top Five Golf Tournaments of 2021 Bright Futures Fund’s 4th Annual Bishop Johnston’s Golf Tournament: $227,295 Ronald McDonald House Charities of KC’s Trent Green Golf Classic: $219,842 Lakemary’s Golf Classic with Will Shields: $155,422 Olathe Health Charitable Foundation’s Golf Classic: $118,265 Down Syndrome Innovations’ Step Up for Down Syndrome Golf Classic: $106,895 The Top Five Walk/Run Events of […]

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – 48th Annual Snow Ball

The 48th Annual Snow Ball, a benefit for Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, was held on January 15th, both at the Overland Park Convention Center and online. Donna and Mark Teahan served as the presidents. Lauren Solidum, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, made a presentation that featured a video about the Family Financial Transformations program. […]

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – 2021 Nutcracker Luncheon

The Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown was the site for the Kansas City Ballet Guild’s Nutcracker Luncheon, which was held on December 16th. The co-chairmen were Susan Bubb and Megan Bubb. Guests were welcomed by Peggy Beal, Guild president. Karen Yungmeyer, Nutcracker Ball co-chairman, gave a recap of that much-enjoyed evening. Jeffrey […]

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Jewish Community Relations Bureau|AJC – 2022 Human Relations Event

Alvin Brooks, Carrie and Matt Condon, Peggy and Terry Dunn, Don Hall, Jr., and Marny and John Sherman served as the co-chairmen for the Jewish Community Relations Bureau|AJC’s Human Relations Event, “Bridges to Justice,” on November 18th. The Reverend Thomas B. Curran, S.J., was honored with the 2021 Henry W. Bloch Human Relations Award. The […]

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The National Baseball Hall of Fame – Buck O’Neil

Happy days are here again at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum! The National Baseball Hall of Fame finally recognized what all of us have known for decades: that Buck O’Neil belongs in the Hall of Fame. The announcement was made by Josh Rawitch, Hall of Fame president. “I’m still basking in the glow of everything […]

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University of Central Missouri – Sesquicentennial Celebration

December 15th was the date for University of Central Missouri’s holiday Sesquicentennial Celebration, which was held on December 15th at the Carriage Club. The festive event capped off a year of festivities to celebrate University of Central Missouri’s 150th anniversary. More than 100 alumni, friends, and supporters of the University attended the festive event, which […]

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Lyric Opera Circle – 2021 Holiday Luncheon

December 1st was the date for the Lyric Opera Circle’s Holiday Luncheon, which was held at the Dining Experience at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Guests enjoyed a three-course lunch, festive decor, and entertainment by visiting guest artist, Soprano Danielle Beckvermit, who was accompanied by Neal Long. Exciting plans for the 2022 Lyric […]

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Nutcracker Ball Benefactor Cocktail Party

Julia Irene Kauffman hosted the Kansas City Ballet Guild’s Nutcracker Ball Benefactor Cocktail Party. The Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity was transformed into a holiday wonderland for the November 18th event. Everyone was eagerly awaiting the Nutcracker Ball, which was held on November 20th at Loews Kansas City Hotel. Tempe Ostergren Elsberry and […]

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The 2020 And 2021 Jewel Ball

Mrs. Irvine Oty Hockaday, Jr. served as the honorary chairman and Mrs. Barret Spencer Heddens III was the chairman for The Jewel Ball. A profusion of orchids and a purple glow infused The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art with the vitality of a summer night on November 27th, when the Debutantes and Gentlemen of The Jewel […]

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