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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


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Symphony League of Kansas City – Spring Luncheon

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Symphony League of Kansas City – Ball Kickoff

Symphony League members gathered at Amy Volini’s beautiful home recently to kick off preparations for the 2024 Symphony Ball, “NOVA.”Amy and Julie Sykes hosted the fun event, where Ball Chairman…

Saint Luke’s Foundation – Spirit of Philanthropy Awards

In the spirit of gratitude, Saint Luke’s Foundation hosted its Spirit of Philanthropy Awards celebration on April 18th at the 1900 Building. Being honored this year are: Philanthropists of the…