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The Family Conservancy – Blue Carpet Event

September 26th is the date for The Family Conservancy’s Blue Carpet Event, to be held at Pennway Place. Martha Comment and her family are the honorary chairmen of the event that will feature cocktails, dinner and silent and live auctions.  Also featured in the June 28th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: David Riffel Honorary […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Chris Dove

Chris Dove is a member of the Centurions, Class of 2014. He is a trial attorney in the intellectual property group at Shook, Hardy & Bacon. Chris provides pro bono legal services and volunteers with Legal Aid of Western Missouri and Jackson County Family Court. Chris and his wife, Beatriz Ibarra, recently moved to Kansas […]

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Union Station Kansas City – 100th Anniversary Celebration

Marlys and Michael Haverty will serve as the honorary chairmen of Union Station Kansas City’s Centennial Gala on October 30th. The Gala will kick off a weekend of special events, including the opening of a new history exhibit and a Centennial Open House on November 1st and 2nd. Also featured in the June 28th issue […]

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Rising Star Reflections  – Betsy Sharp Lynch

Betsy Sharp Lynch is a member of the Rising Stars, Class of 2014. Betsy enjoys volunteering at Amethyst Place, the Volunteer Attorney Project, The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri, Habitat for Humanity, Read Across America, Happy Bottoms, Harvesters, and the Association for Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City. Betsy enjoys going to football games, […]

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In the Spotlight – Symphony Ball, “The Sun, the Moon and the Stars”

Sarah and Landon Rowland are the honorary chairmen, and Pamela Fleischer is serving as the chairman of The Symphony League’s Symphony Ball, “The Sun, the Moon and the Stars,” to be held on September 6th.  Also featured in the June 28th issue of The Independent Photo Credit:  Strauss Peyton Michael Stern, Kansas City Symphony; Anne […]

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WIN for KC Triathlon

July 26th is the date for the WIN for KC Triathlon. The largest all-female triathlon in the Midwest will be held at Smithville Lake. To volunteer, visit winforkctri.org.  Also featured in the June 14th issue of The Independent  Volunteers checked participants in before the  2013 event.  

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Rising Star Reflections – Dr. Rebecca Hierholzer

Dr. Rebecca Hierholzer, a board certified emergency physician, has worked in emergency departments since 1984. Rebecca co-founded COVERSA (Collection of Victim Evidence Regarding Sexual Assault) in 2000. She is a supporter of MOCSA, the American Heart Association and the Emergency Medicine Foundation. Rebecca helped to establish the Missouri Honor Fund within the American Medical Association […]

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Darren Taylor

Darren Taylor served as the Corporate Walk Chairman for the 16th annual Light the Night Walk and made an incredible impact on the success of this year’s event. Darren serves as the CEO of Cobalt Talon, and is a member of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Mid-America Chapter’s board of trustees.  Also featured in the […]

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Under a Harvest Moon

September 21st is the date for the sixth annual Under a Harvest Moon at Powell Gardens. Diane and Ford Brent are the honorary chairmen, and Sheldon Andrew is serving as the chairman of the event that benefits youth education programs at the Gardens. Chef Linda Duerr, The River Club; and her husband, Chef Leon Bahlmann, […]

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