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The Independent’s Top Ten Events of 2019

February 20th was the date for The Independent’s Top Ten Party at the 1900 Building. Our Town’s deep commitment to philanthropy was on display as The Top Ten Events of 2019 and The Independent’s 2020 Class of Rising Stars were announced. More than 200 guests enjoyed cocktails and delicious fare from Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions. The Top Five Golf […]

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – 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 12th. Everyone enjoyed seeing the performance posters from past seasons that were presented by John Walker, Guild president, and members of the Kansas City Ballet archives committee. For those who […]

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The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties – Community Ball and Cotillion

The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties’ 69th Annual Community Ball and Cotillion was held on December 7th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Guests enjoyed a gourmet dinner, elegant decor, and the presentation of the debutantes, escorts, and pages. Tiffany Bosarge and Angie Masloski were the Ball co-chairmen, and […]

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HALO – ArtReach Auction

HALO will celebrate 15 years of growth and thousands of lives changed at the Annual HALO ArtReach Auction. The February 28th event will be held at The Abbott. Annie and Ryan Anderson and Katrina and John Scott are serving as the honorary co-chairmen. The event will feature artwork from orphans around the world, artwork from local and […]

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Together KC

Let’s take care of each other, Kansas City! How can we help Our Town’s non-profit organizations during this time of uncertainty? We’ve listed a few ways to support charitable organizations while social distancing and working from home. The American Cancer Society Hope Lodge guests have suppressed immune systems, so they have had to implement new […]

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The Kansas City Ballet – Nutcracker Ball Private Dinner

Supporters of the 2019 Nutcracker Ball were guests at a private dinner on the stage of the Muriel Kauffman Theatre at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts on December 17th. The Land of Sweets backdrop from The Nutcracker ballet provided the elegant setting for the event. Partygoers enjoyed a dinner, creative table décor from […]

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Lyric Opera Circle – Holiday Luncheon

December 4th was the date for the Lyric Opera Circle’s Holiday Luncheon, which was held on the rooftop of the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Rachael Sabates served as the chairman. Members enjoyed a delectable lunch and a gift of homemade granola from the 2020 Lyric Opera Ball Co-chairman, Mary Beth Gentry. Barbara Godfrey, […]

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Olathe Health Charitable Foundation – Yuletide Gala

December 7th was the date for Olathe Health Charitable Foundation’s 48th annual Yuletide Gala, which was held at the Overland Park Convention Center. Katherine and Dr. Harlan Opie served as chairmen of the evening that featured cocktails, dinner, and dancing to the tunes of Twice On Sunday. Proceeds from the gala support the From the […]

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The Folly Theater – Folly Frolic

David Epstein and Wade Tajerian were the honorary chairmen for the Folly Frolic, which was held at The Folly Theater on November 16th. Stacy Purvis and Steve Paddock served as the co-chairmen. The evening’s theme was a 1920’s Parisian cabaret. Sponsors enjoyed a private gathering prior to the concert. For other guests, dinner at The […]

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