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Community LINC – The Rent Party

Katie Dunn Fitzgerald and Matt Fitzgerald, Karen and Hank Herrmann, Christine and Sandy Kemper, and Yvette and Leo Morton were the honorary co-chairmen for The Rent Party, a benefit for Community LINC. The October 2nd event was held at the Sheraton Crown Center Exhibit Hall. Peggy and Terry Dunn were the 2021 Hometown Hero honorees, and Teresa McClain was honored for her 25 years of service to the organization. 

Peggy and Terry Dunn, 2021 Hometown Hero honorees; and Precious Stargell Cushman, Community LINC


Aviva Ajmera and Debby Ballard, co-chairmen; Terry and Peggy Dunn, 2021 Hometown Hero honorees; and Nancy Whitmore, co-chairman (out of camera range) Jean McDonnell, co-chairman


Nancy and Eddie Gilpin, Bob and Anita Strohm, Angela Strohm, Tracy and Eric Ortiz, and Nicole and Tommy Medina


Wilma Collado, Daniel Barber, and Teresa McClain, honoree; with Precious Stargell Cushman, Community LINC; and Greg Porter

Read more from the November 13, 2021 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Brian Turner


Welcome House – Groundbreaking Ceremony

The Reverend Dr. Ted Pierce of Rolling Hills Presbyterian Church gave the invocation when Welcome House held a Groundbreaking Ceremony on June 23rd for the soon-to-be Welcome House Recovery Center.…

The Folly Theater – Groundbreaking Ceremony

The Folly Theater has just begun the most extensive renovation project in its history. To celebrate, there was a Groundbreaking Ceremony on June 21st. Among the upcoming attractions are wider…

The 2022 Jewel Ball

Kathy Hunt Woodward (Mrs. Phillip Scott Woodward) was the chairman for The Jewel Ball, a benefit for The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and the Kansas City Symphony. The event was…

The UMKC School of Medicine – 50th Anniversary Benefactor Party

The UMKC School of Medicine’s 50th Anniversary Benefactor Party was held at the stunning home of Rachael and Dr. Nelson Sabates. A jazz trio from the UMKC Conservatory provided entertainment…