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Cheers to Volunteers! – Sue Bollman

Sue Bollman has been dedicated to helping the youth at Ozanam for more than a decade. Sue supports the clerical staff, volunteers for the Golf Classic  every year and works hard on the gala auction committee. She also donates quilts for the Ozanam youth that she makes with the quilting group at her church. Also featured in […]

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39th Annual Snow Ball

The 39th Annual Snow Ball benefiting Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas will be held on January 19th and preparations are already in full swing. Five addressing parties were hosted recently around Town by Connie Euston, Jeni Haake, Courtney Sprague, Jeannine Wilkerson, and the Mothers of the Young Children’s group at St. Michael the Archangel Parish.  Proceeds from […]

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Crossroads Academy of Kansas City

Plan to attend the December 6th Dreaming Big in Downtown Kansas City event to benefit Crossroads Academy of Kansas City. Visit crossroadsacademykc.org for more information. Also featured in the November 24th issue of The Independent Photo Credit:  Allie Coyle Photography

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Women’s Foundation – 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. Karen and Mike Herman will serve as the honorary chairmen, and Martina Navratilova is the keynote speaker. Also featured in the November 10th issue of The Independent

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In the Spotlight – 2013 Lyric Opera Ball

The Lyric Opera Circle will present The 2013 Lyric Opera Ball, “The Phantom Ball,” on April 19th at Bartle Hall. Anne and Howard Elsberry are the honorary chairmen, and Barbara Spilker is serving as the chairman. Guests will enjoy breathtaking ambiance, magnificent music and entertainment, dinner and dancing, and a premier silent auction. Also featured in the […]

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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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