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Women’s Foundation – Annual Luncheon

December 4th is the date for the Women’s Foundation’s Annual Luncheon, to be held at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Arianna Huffington, chairman, president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group; is the featured speaker. The mission of the Women’s Foundation is to promote equality and opportunity for women of all […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Hannah Hasselquist

Hannah Hasselquist was born and raised in Our Town. She graduated summa cum laude from Benedictine College with a bachelor of arts degree in business administration and dance. Hannah is a member of Centurions, Class of 2016. She is the co-chairman of the Arts Task Force and serves on the retreat planning committee and the […]

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MOCSA – Johnson County Fall Forum

Sarah and Jon Baum are the honorary chairmen for MOCSA’s annual Johnson County Fall Forum on October 7th at the Overland Park Marriott. Honorary Chairmen Jon and Sarah Baum Also featured in the September 5, 2015 issue of The Independent Photo Credit: David Remley  

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JLKCMO – Holiday Mart

Grab your girlfriends, grab a cocktail and grab a shopping bag! Holiday Mart, a benefit for The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri, will be held from October 22nd through the 25th at Bartle Hall. Ladies’ Night Out will be held on October 23rd. The event will feature signature cocktails, delicious fare from PB&J Restaurants, […]

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Saint Luke’s Foundation – Boo Ball

October 24th is the date for Saint Luke’s Foundation’s Boo Ball. The sixth annual event will take place at Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center, and guests will enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres and HOWL 2 GO dueling piano entertainment. Proceeds will support the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Saint Luke’s East Hospital. Boo Ball Committee: […]

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BOTAR – Cathy Fligg Frame

Cathy Fligg Frame is serving as The Belles of the American Royal 2015 president. It has been one of the her most favorite organizations to be a part of. “My Aunt Nancy once gave me the best advice: ‘Surround yourself with people who are older and younger than you are, and you will always have […]

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JLKCMO – Holiday Mart

The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri’s Holiday Mart will be held from October 22nd through the 25th at Bartle Hall. Committee members are busy planning the fun-filled, four day event. Shayla Hammeke and Katie Minnis are serving as the co-chairmen. Holiday Mart has raised nearly $10 million for community projects since its inception in […]

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Spotlight On Centurions – Brent Blacklock

Brent Blacklock is a partner with TPP Certified Public Accountants. Brent is a member of Centurions, Class of 2016. He serves on the Healthcare and Aging Task Force and the projects committee. Brent and his wife, Audrey, have two children, Grace and Hannah. Hannah Blacklock with her father, Brent Blacklock  

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Synergy Services – Stand Up for Synergy

Janine Akers and Ryan Anderson are serving as co-chairmen of the ninth annual Stand Up for Synergy on November 7th at the Improv Comedy Club at Zona Rosa. Billy Gardell, star of the CBS television show Mike and Molly, is the featured performer. Proceeds support domestic violence prevention, shelter and support for children, women and […]

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