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Saint Luke’s Hospital – Paint the Town

It’s time to channel your inner spy for a night filled with glamour and espionage. The sixth annual Paint the Town, a benefit for Saint Luke’s Hospital, issued a James Bond super spy dress code for the September 20th event that will be held poolside at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Special Agents […]

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Union Station Kansas City –  Centennial Celebration

A reception for members of the honorary Centennial Celebration Civic Committee kicked off Union Station Kansas City’s 100th anniversary celebration on May 20th. Donald Hall, Jr., Michael Haverty and Thomas McDonnell are serving as the co-chairmen of the Committee. Members will be recognized at Union Station’s Re-Dedication Ceremony on November 1st.  Also featured in the […]

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ArtsKC – Inspiration Breakfast

November 6th is the date for ArtsKC’s fifth annual Inspiration Breakfast at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Susan Gordon and J. Scott Francis are the honorary chairmen, and Kimberlee Ried is serving as the chairman.  Also featured in the August 23rd issue of The Independent Photo Credit: Tom Styrkowicz Susan Gordon and J. […]

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Great Plains SPCA – Big Dawg Open

Chuck Laue and Kevin Westrope are the co-chairmen of the Big Dawg Open, a benefit for Great Plains SPCA. The sixth annual event will be held on September 4th at Paradise Pointe Golf Complex.   Also featured in the August 9th issue of The Independent  Hank Henry posed with shelter alum Benji at last year’s […]

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First Call – Celebration Evening

September 16th is the date for First Call’s Fourth Annual Celebration Evening, “A Night of Courage and Recovery with Chris Herren” at The College Basketball Experience. Lena Price and Tom Cohen are the chairmen. NBA legend Chris Herren is the featured speaker.  Also featured in the August 9th issue of The Independent  Tom Cohen and […]

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Annie Hellweg

Annie Hellweg is a treasured volunteer at Variety of Greater Kansas City and Young Variety. She was the co-chairman of the marketing committee for the 2014 Variety Show and co-chairman of marketing and public relations for Young Variety. Annie is the public relations coordinator at Populous, a sport and convention center architecture firm in the […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Brent Wilson

Brent Wilson is a managing director at CBIZ and leads the non-profit practice and audit department. He is a member of the Centurions, Class of 2014. Brent and his wife, Jennifer, have two sons, Quin and Luke. Brent serves on the boards of Westridge Christian Church, the University of Missouri – Columbia School of Accountancy, […]

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27th annual Holiday Mart

The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri’s 27th annual Holiday Mart  will be held October 16th through the 19th at Bartle Hall. Erin Lambert and Kristen Brought are serving as the co-chairmen. Also featured in the August 9th issue of The Independent Photo Credit:  Andrea Nigh Photography Kristen Brought and Erin Lambert, co-chairmen  

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The Symphony League – Symphony Ball

The Symphony League’s Symphony Ball, “The Sun, The Moon and The Stars,” will be held on September 6th. Kathy and Mario Scaglia were the hosts of a recent gathering at the Sulgrave Regency where members enjoyed lunch and assembled Ball invitations.  Also featured in the August 9th issue of The Independent  Karen Hardcastle displayed the […]

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