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Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey – Benefit

Angela Bennett and Sherri Wattenbarger will serve as the co-chairmen for the Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey’s Benefit 2012 on October 6th at the Folly Theater. The event will include a powerful performance by Ailey II under the direction of Troy Powell, and will be followed by an after party at the Muehlebach Tower of the […]

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22nd Annual DeLaSalle Movie Benefit

The 22nd Annual DeLaSalle Movie Benefit will feature popular restaurants, great music and a highly anticipated movie showing on February 2nd, 2013 at the Midland Theatre. Cathi and David Brain and Becky and Chris Herring are the co-chairmen. Also featured in the August 18th issue of The Independent David and Cathi Brain and Becky and Chris Herring, […]

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CCVI – 60th Anniversary Gala

Marlys and Michael Haverty will serve as the honorary chairmen for the Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired’s 60th Anniversary Gala. The event will be held at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown on November 17th, and will feature a cocktail reception, dinner and a performance by the Commodores. Marianne Kilroy and Carmen Thum are the co-chairmen. […]

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Belles of the American Royal – Tablescapes

The Belles of the American Royal will host its Tablescapes Luncheon on September 19th in the American Royal’s Grand Hall. The event will feature shopping booths from 40 designers. Kim Aliber and Becky Herring will serve as the co-chairmen. There will also be a Preview Party on September 18th for guests to attend.  Also featured in the […]

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Newhouse Volunteers

On August 9th, a group of volunteers visited Newhouse Shelter and set up marble races and created finger paintings with the kids. Newhouse provides safety, hope and strength to abused women and children. Thank you, volunteers, for giving back to Our Town!  

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Michael Nield

Junior Achievement of Middle America is proud to recognize Michael Nield, of UMB Bank, as its 2012 Volunteer of the Year. Michael began volunteering for JA in 2005 in Kansas City, Missouri Public Schools. Over the years, he has taught 14 JA kindergarten and second grade classes and has been an advocate for recruiting other […]

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Genevieve Byrne Speaker Series

The Steering Committee for the 13th annual Genevieve Byrne Speaker Series gathered recently at Carriage Club to kick-off planning for this year’s event. Diane Johnson is the honorary chairman, and Debbie Kennedy and Ellen Merriman are serving as the co-chairmen. Mary Matalin and James Carville will be the featured guest speakers on October 23rd at the Folly […]

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Cheers to Volunteers! – David Levy

David Levy and Jason Sudeikis David Levy has been a tireless volunteer these past five months for the Children’s Mercy Cancer Center. David donated more than 300 hours through his work as the chairman of the marketing committee for the Big Slick Celebrity Weekend.Thank you, David, for all of your good work. Your dedication to Children’s […]

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Junior League of Kansas City, MO – Holiday Mart

Erika Brant and Susan Wilper, co-chairmen Holiday Mart has made it possible for the Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri to raise more than $8 million since 1988. This year they will celebrate their 25th anniversary with a four-day regional shopping experience October 18th through October 21st at Bartle Hall. Erika Brant and Susan Wilper […]

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