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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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Cheers to Volunteers! – Rodney Minkin

Rodney Minkin dedicates countless hours to the Jewish Federation of Kansas City. He has served as a board member, treasurer and devoted many years to serving on the management services and audit committee. Rod is the president-elect for the board of directors at Village Shalom, and he is also the chairman of the Jewish Community […]

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Kerry Oliver 

Kerry Oliver began working with Hope House in 1993. She served on the board of directors from 2000 to 2006, and has been on the advisory board since then. She has also served as the chairman for the Howlin’ for Hope event every year since 2008. Kerry served as chairmen for its 25th anniversary committee in 2008. […]

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Holiday Mart Happenings

Cali Duncan and Katie Adams, marketing co-chairmen[/one_half] The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri, will celebrate the 25th anniversary of Holiday Mart, October 18th through the 21st at Bartle Hall. Erika Brant and Susan Wilper are the co-chairmen, and Cali Duncan and Katie Adams are serving as the marketing co-chairmen. Guests can follow Holiday Mart on Pinterest for retailer […]

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Saint Luke’s Hospital Auxiliary – Holly Ball

Caren Nelsen and Mary Spradley are co-chairmen of the Saint Luke’s Hospital Auxiliary’s 25th biennial Holly Ball. The black-tie event will be held on December 1st at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Proceeds will benefit the Neurosurgical Operating Center at the Hospital. Also featured in the September 29th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: […]

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