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St. Teresa’s Academy – Auction

St. Teresa’s Academy Auction, Swinging on a Star, swings into town on November 17th. Larry Moore will be the emcee. Auction organizers met recently to finalize preparations for the annual gala, which includes a gourmet dinner and live and silent auctions. Also featured in the November 10th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: Chris Wilborn (Seated) […]

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The Gift of Hope, A Night of Giving

The Gift of Hope, A Night of Giving will be held on January 26th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown hosted by Kansas City Young Matrons. The evening will include cocktails, a sit-down dinner, a live auction and dancing to KOKOMO. Proceeds will support Hope Faith Ministries, a day center for the […]

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Clark Fisher

Clark Fisher, a retired chief engineer from TWA; has been volunteer teaching science to fourth graders for 20 years. The 94-year-old resident of Claridge Court retirement community in Prairie Village began teaching through the Society of Automotive Engineers’ volunteer program. His class covers topics such as acceleration, gravity, aeronautics, electricity, inertia, and motion.  Also featured […]

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Women’s Foundation – Linda Jordan

Linda Jordan was elected recently to become the new Board President for The Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City. Linda is excited to provide leadership for the Foundation toward its mission to enhance and improve financial self-sufficiency in a comprehensive way for women and girls in our community. The Foundation is also excited to welcome […]

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In The Spotlight – 39th Annual Snow Ball

The 39th Annual Snow Ball benefiting Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas will be held on January 19th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Judy and Bob Hoehn are the honorary presidents, and Jeanne and Charlie Haake are the presidents. Guests will enjoy an evening celebration with a cocktail reception, formal dinner and […]

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Kappa Kappa Gamma – Holiday Homes Tour

The Greater Kansas City Alumnae Association of Kappa Kappa Gamma’s Kappa Holiday Homes Tour is set for December 4th and 5th. Four beautiful area homes in  Prairie Village, Mission Hills and Kansas City will open their doors for the 61st annual event. Guests will enjoy holiday-themed floral designs in each home from local florists and a Gift […]

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Rising Star Reflections – Katie Dunn Fitzgerald

Katie Dunn Fitzgerald enjoys serving as chairman of the board for the Mariner Foundation. She served on the Foundation Board for three years prior to becoming the chairman. The Foundation focuses on supporting and assisting underprivileged children in Our Town. Katie loves being a part of the organization because she is passionate about giving back […]

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Rising Star Reflections – Christina Eldridge

Christina Eldridge has been volunteering for the Medical Missions Foundation (MMF), an organization that sends teams of medical volunteers to developing countries around the world, since 2009 and has been the mission coordinator for the annual trip to Mali, West Africa for three years. She’s been in charge of recruiting the medical team, coordinating with […]

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Women’s Foundation – Grants Awards Luncheon

The Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City’s 20th Annual Grants Awards Luncheon will be held on December 7th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Tennis legend Martina Navratilova is the keynote speaker and Debby Ballard and Mike Saunders are the co-chairmen. Also featured in the October 13th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: WFGKC

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