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MOCSA – Johnson County Fall Forum

MOCSA’s 11th annual Johnson County Fall Forum will be held on October 10th at the Overland Park Marriott. Dr. Alan Heisterkamp is the featured speaker. Judy and Chuck Wells are the honorary chairmen, and Maureen Brady and Lucy McShane are serving as the co-chairmen. Also featured in the July 26th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: David […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Dustin “Jensen” Adams

Dustin “Jensen” Adams is a member of the Centurions, Class of 2014. Jensen works for the Kansas City Public Schools in a newly created role as the districtwide Energy and Sustainability Manager. For the last decade, he has worked with federal, state and local government and regional energy utilities to administer innovative energy-efficiency programs. He […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Heidi Kalin Whitehill

Heidi Kalin Whitehill is a wonderful asset to the Notre Dame de Sion School community. Heidi and her husband, Ethan, are the parents of two sons at the Grade School campus. Heidi was co-chairman for this year’s annual Book Fair and helped coordinate the Battle of the Books. In addition, Heidi was co-chairman of the […]

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Gilda’s Club Kansas City – Gilda’s Night with a View

September 27th is the date for Gilda’s Club Kansas City’s Gilda’s Night with a View. Savory sweets and treats and a unique live auction will be featured. Michelle and Joshua Kurzban, who are serving as the chairmen, have both been impacted by cancer and are excited to help others in Our Town, so that no […]

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Rising Star Reflections – Brandon Fancher

Brandon Fancher is serving as the board president of the Children’s Mercy Cancer Center Auxiliary as well as volunteering at the Big Slick Celebrity Weekend. He has been involved in a variety of roles with Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics. He is very proud to call Our Town his home. Brandon is a Rising Star, […]

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Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri – Julie Randolph

Julie Randolph is honored to serve as the president of the Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri, during the 2014-2015 year.  Holiday Mart, the League’s largest fundraiser, will be held at Bartle Hall from October 16th through the 19th. A celebration of the fifth and final year of the League’s community impact area focuses on […]

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Dorothy Claussen & Ernestine White

Twice a week, Dorothy Claussen and Ernestine White cook lunch for the National Parkinson Foundation Heartland’s Wellness Classes for up to 25 people each time. They also are full-time caregivers to their spouses who have Parkinson’s. Susan Varner, who has Parkinson’s and multiple system atrophy (MSA), volunteers at least once a week in the office […]

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Women’s Foundation – Golf Classic

The Women’s Foundation’s 15th Annual Golf Classic will take place on August 25th at Oakwood Country Club. Valerie Coyazo and Sharon Cruz are serving as co-chairmen of this 18-hole, all-women tournament. Also featured in the July 12th issue of The Independent  Valerie Coyazo and Sharon Cruz, co-chairmen  

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In the Spotlight – Kansas City Young Matrons

The Kansas City Young Matrons’ new president is Peggy Beal. Peggy has been a member of KCYM since 2004, and has held many positions including president-elect, director of administration, director of programs, treasurer, and project coordinator for the Gillis Christmas Store. KCYM’s Do You Believe in Magic? Gala will be held on January 24th at […]

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