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The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri – Healthy U

This 2014-15 year will be the culmination of The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri’s five-year commitment to the program Healthy U, which focuses on nutrition, undernourishment, healthy choices, eating on a budget, and fitness. Also featured in the September 6th issue of The Independent   

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Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art – 20th Anniversary Gala

Karen and Jack Holland are the honorary chairmen, and Mary Kemper Wolf, Scott Heidmann and Christy Gautreaux are serving as the co-chairmen of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art’s 20th Anniversary Gala on October 11th at the Museum. “ROAR” is the theme of the Roaring Twenties event, where burlesque girls, bootleggers and gangsters will feel […]

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Larry McAlister

Larry McAlister has been a dedicated volunteer at the Shepherd’s Center of the Northland since 2004. He volunteers as a handyman, specializing in the installation of grab bars. Larry also does plumbing and electrical work. He loves spending time outdoors, traveling and helping others. Also featured in the September 6th issue of The Independent  Larry […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Patrick Sallee

Patrick Sallee is a member of the Centurions Class of 2014. He has served on the Leadership and Civic Engagement Committee. Patrick is the Executive Director of the Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center Foundation.  Also featured in the August 23rd issue of The Independent Photo Credit: Jenae Weinbrenner  Patrick Sallee with his daughters, Makenna and […]

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The Kansas City Ballet Guild – Nutcracker Ball

The Nutcracker Ball will be held on December 5th at Union Station Kansas City. Guests will enjoy a ballet presentation, cocktails, dinner by Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions, and dancing to The Michael Beers Band. James Jordan is serving as the honorary chairman, and Anna Allen is the chairman.   Also featured in the August 23rd […]

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Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri – Holiday Mart

Holiday Mart, a four day shopping extravaganza benefiting the Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri, will be held from October 16th through the 19th at Bartle Hall. Erin Lambert and Kristen Brought are serving as co-chairmen of the event that has raised nearly nine million dollars for community projects since its inception in 1988. Also […]

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Drs. Allison & Craig Anderson

Doctors Allison and Craig Anderson are long-time supporters of Olathe Health System. They served as chairmen for the Olathe Medical Center Charitable Foundation’s 2013 Yuletide Gala. Thanks to Allison and Craig’s wonderful leadership, the Gala had record attendance and net proceeds to support the new Hospice House at Olathe Medical Park.  Also featured in the […]

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Jackson County CASA – Carnival for CASA

On September 13th, the 9th Annual Carnival for CASA will be held at Paradise Park. An array of activities for the entire family will include lunch, a rock wall, hair designers, a hamster ball from Yes! Kids Fitness, bounce houses, and the Kansas City Zoo’s Zoomobile. Proceeds will help Jackson County CASA serve more than […]

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BOTAR – Spring Meeting

The Kansas City Country Club was the site for the BOTAR Spring Meeting on April 24th. Members gathered to plan the 65th BOTAR Ball, to be held on October 18th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Also featured in the August 23rd issue of The Independent Photo Credit: Anthony Mendolia BOTAR […]

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