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In the Spotlight – Sugar Plum Fairy Children’s Ball

The 20th annual Sugar Plum Fairy Children’s Ball will be held on December 6th at Union Station Kansas City. Kris Marriott-Calovich is serving as the chairman. Partygoers will enjoy an elegant lunch, followed by a performance of the Kansas City Ballet’s The Nutcracker at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.  Also featured in the […]

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2014 Crescendo – Jacob Funk

Deanna and Greg Graves are the honorary chairmen, and Katherine and Jim Schorgl are serving as the chairmen of UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance’s 2014 Crescendo. The November 7th event will be held at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. The exciting evening showcases the amazing students and faculty in a dynamic performance. […]

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American Diabetes Association – Unmask the Cure

November 1st is the date for Unmask the Cure, a benefit for the American Diabetes Association – Kansas City Area. Elizabeth and Jim Tinsman, Sr. are serving as the chairmen of the eighth annual gala, to be held at the Uptown Theater.  Also featured in the September 20th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: Gallery […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Emeka Anyanwu

Emeka Anyanwu graduated from Iowa State University in 2002 with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and received his master’s degree in business administration from Rockhurst University in 2007. He is director of asset management, planning and design at Kansas City Power & Light Company. Emeka is a member of the Centurions, Class of 2015, […]

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Saint Luke’s Hospital Auxiliary – Holly Ball

Sandy Terrell is serving as the chairman of the Saint Luke’s Hospital Auxiliary’s 26th biennial Holly Ball. Guests can don festive cocktail attire and ring in the holiday season on December 6th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Proceeds will support the new Dialysis Center at the Hospital. Also featured in the […]

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Steve Pello

Steve Pello has been a volunteer with Wayside Waifs for the last 15 years. He has watched the organization evolve into what it is today. Thanks to Steve’s dedication and love, the animals flourish and learn to trust again. Steve’s wisdom and experience make him a valuable asset to new volunteers and the staff at […]

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Holiday Mart – Ladies’ Night Out

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 16th through the 19th at Bartle Hall. Ladies’ Night Out will be held on October 17th. The event will feature signature cocktails, delicious fare from PB&J Restaurants, […]

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The Lions in Four – Launch Party

Laura and Lantz Welch’s beautiful estate on Weatherby Lake will be the setting for The Lions in Four Product Line Launch Party, to be held on September 28th. The fun event will feature a performance by Georgia Middleman, who is a member of the Blue Sky Riders band. Lions in Four was created by Julie […]

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St. Teresa’s Academy – Auction

On November 22nd, St. Teresa’s Academy auction, Sisterhood…It’s In The Stars, will be held at the school. Nancy and Steve Kitts, Cecile and Bob Schloegel and Julie and Chris Thompson are serving as the co-chairmen.  Also featured in the September 20th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: Chris Wilborn (Seated) Nan Bone, St. Teresa’s Academy; with […]

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