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Health Partnership Clinic – Opening Doors Luncheon

Health Partnership Clinic’s Opening Doors Luncheon was held on April 11th. Founders Awards were presented to the Shawnee Mission School District and the Olathe School District; and Auburn Pharmacy received the Leadership Impact Award. Matt Stewart served as the emcee, and Denise Kelly, Health Partnership Clinic, and Jennifer Amigo Wayne, a patient, provided inspirational stories for guests. More than 170 guests learned more about the clinic from Amy Falk, Health Partnership Clinic, and a featured video, Inspiring Hope and Health. Proceeds help to underwrite the healthcare costs for uninsured children and adults in Johnson, Miami, and Franklin counties.

Judy Janes, Keith Petite, Catherine Rice, Drew Meyer, Nikki Balden, Debbie Sparks, Health Partnership Clinic; and Mayra Bocanegra


Enid Sierra, Rachell Perez, Jorge Larriba, Hannah Carlisle, Billie Reese-Turner, Sandy Athamneh, and Scot Schiefelbein


Dr. Nader Rastgoftar and Jeff Ellis


Joshua Amigo, Jennifer Amigo Wayne, featured speaker; and Matt Stewart, emcee


Bruce Baker and James Terrones, board members


Jason Hess, Chris Woodward, Stacey Cooper, Molly Glenn, Ben Holloway, Kris Carnahan, and Rasmita Patro

Featured in the May 18, 2024 issue of The Independent.


War Horses For Veterans – The Derby Party

War Horses for Veterans, founded by Andy and Patricia Brown, held its third annual fundraiser, The Derby Party, on May 4th. More than 400 guests watched the Kentucky Derby race…

Symphony League of Kansas City – Spring Luncheon

Lidia’s was the lovely location for the Symphony League of Kansas City’s annual Spring Luncheon on May 8th. Mandy Burditt and Trish Mayer were the co-chairmen. Nearly 60 members and…

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…