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WIN for KC Women’s Triathlon

WIN for KC Women’s Triathlon is set for July 27th at Smithville Lake. Registration will open February 1st. The event will include a 500 meter swim,10 mile bike ride and 5K run. Also featured in the January 12th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: Mark McDonald Kendra, Evan and Robin Sterneck  

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In the Spotlight – iAuction, Download Barstow, Upload Fun

The Barstow School’s iAuction, Download Barstow, Upload Fun event will be held on March 9th.  Guests will enjoy fabulous food, exciting items up for bid, games, prizes, and great community spirit. Sharon McDonald, Jennifer Kanan and Linda Olson are the co-chairmen. Also featured in the January 12th issue of The Independent Sharon McDonald, Jennifer Kanan and […]

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Heart of America Shakespeare Festival – Romantic Revels Gala

February 2nd is the date for the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival’s Romantic Revels Gala at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Ed Milbank will be honored as Shakespeare’s Herald, and Anita and Gary Robb will receive the Founder’s Award. Merrily Jackson and Bernadette Ashcraft are the co-chairmen. Proceeds will support the Festival’s education programs […]

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Centurion Spotlight – Jake Jacobson

Jake Jacobson is the chairman of the Centurions Leadership Program’s steering committee for 2012-2013. He is the social media manager for Garmin International. Jake’s work with Garmin has taken him around the world, from blogging at the Tour de France to running marathons in New York, Chicago and San Diego. Jack is married to his […]

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In the Spotlight – Kansas City Tip-Off

Kansas City’s Medicine Cabinet’s Kansas City Tip-Off event is set for March 9th at the Uptown Theater. Gretchen and Hans Gold and Marsha and Joel Voran are the honorary co-chairmen. The country music concert event celebrates its fifth anniversary this year and features 2011 American Idol winner, Scotty McCreery. Kansas City’s Medicine Cabinet began in […]

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Nutcracker

A special photo provided the perfect holiday gathering for Kansas City Ballet Guild parents of children in the cast of this year’s Nutcracker. More than 200 roles are filled by professional dancers and local students. The Nutcracker runs through December 23rd at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts with music by the Kansas City Symphony.  Also featured […]

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Women’s Sports Awards Celebration

February 1st is the date for WIN for KC’s 19th Annual Women’s Sports Awards Celebration at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Three-time Olympic beach volleyball gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings is the featured speaker. Kerri and her partner, Misty May-Treanor, are the winningest team in beach volleyball history. Also featured in the December 15th issue […]

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Rising Star Reflections – Sheri Johnson

Sheri Johnson has served on the Alphapointe board for six years and served this past year as board chairman. She has helped lead the organization through its 100th anniversary, a re-brand, an acquisition, and an updated strategic plan. Sheri reflects fondly on the opportunities that Alphapointe provides to those who are blind and visually impaired […]

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