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The Symphony Ball – Auction

The silent auction of The Symphony Ball will feature a glorious gathering of luxurious items. The event, to be held on September 8th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center, will raise funds for the Kansas City Symphony. Ursula Terrasi is the auction chairman. Additional auction items are featured in the September 1st issue of […]

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Alphapointe Adventure Camp

Joan Carhart, Ann Hatch, Paulette Markel, and Valerie Vaughn, Alphapointe Adventure Camp volunteers; worked hard this summer preparing lunches for the kids. Thanks to the help of these volunteers, 22 Adventure campers enjoyed making campfire pizzas over an open fire. More than 30 volunteers helped make this summer an amazing experience for the campers. Thanks […]

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Suicide Awareness Survivor Support – Remembrance Walk

On September 9th, Suicide Awareness Survivor Support will host its 9th Annual Remembrance Walk at Loose Park. The fundraiser helps support suicide awareness, education, prevention and survivor support. Also featured in the September 1st issue of The Independent  

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Sheffield Place – Off the Wall

Sheffield Place, will celebrate its annual Off the Wall art event on October 25th at Drexel Hall. Guests will enjoy a delicious buffet and a silent auction of original art by local artists. Jarene and Lee Stanford are the honorary chairmen, and Skyler Phelps is serving as the chairman. Sheffield Place is a treatment and transitional living […]

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Saint Luke’s Hospital – Paint the Town

Paint the Town 2012 will be held poolside at the InterContinental Kansas City Hotel overlooking the Plaza Art Fair on September 22nd. Guests will enjoy a retro vibe of professional swing dancers and dance the night away to three different bands throughout the evening. The event is presented by the Saint Luke’s Foundation and proceeds benefit […]

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Johnson County Community College Foundation – Enchanted Evening

                  Pat and Beth McCown, chairmen[/one_half] The 26th annual Johnson County Community College Foundation’s Some Enchanted Evening gala will be held on November 10th at the Overland Park Marriott. Beth and Pat McCown will serve as the chairmen of the event. Guests will enjoy a gourmet dinner, entertainment and dancing […]

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The 13th Annual Genevieve Byrne Speaker Series

The 13th annual Genevieve Byrne Speaker Series will be held on October 23rd at the Folly Theater. Debbie Kennedy and Ellen Merriman will serve as the co-chairmen for the event, which benefits the American Red Cross of Greater Kansas City. Mary Matalin and James Carville are the featured speakers, and Steve Kraske will serve as the […]

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Caitlin O’Neal

Caitlin O’Neal has gone above and beyond! She was recently named outstanding volunteer for the Cerner Corporation for spending her time giving to Cerner’s First Hand Foundation. In 2010, she received the President’s Volunteer Service Award from President Barack Obama for volunteering more than 100 hours of community service. Thank you, Caitlin, for all you […]

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Turning Point – Denim and Diamonds

Turning Point’s Denim and Diamonds will be kickin’ it up on October 26th at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Mary and Richard Wetzel and Lou and Jim Eisenbrandt are the co-chairmen for the event. The Outlaw Junkies are the featured entertainment  and Cheryl and Jeff Jernigan are the honorary chairmen. Also featured in the August 18th issue […]

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