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HNC Living Foundation – MASKS for AID: IMPACT

HNC Living Foundation’s MASKS for AID: IMPACT was held on April 26th at The Grand Hall at Power & Light. Guests enjoyed a moving rendition of “Rise Up” by vocalist Molly Hammer, complete with live performers who reenacted the stories of real patients who were provided assistance by HNC Foundation during their treatment and recovery. Founder Teresa Walsh and six HNC patients joined the performers on stage during the finale.

Ashley and Chase Simmons


(Front row) Cynthia Ledesma, Christina Nunez, and Maria Garcia (back row) Marshall Thompson, Tony Nguyen, and Russell Tidwell, HNC patients


Karla Nichols, Danielle Yearout, HNC Living Foundation; Shirley Gibson, and Teresa Walsh, founder


Janie Carr

Additional photos featured in the June 8, 2019 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: David Riffel 


Kansas City Zoo – 30th Annual Jazzoo

June 7th was the night to don animal prints and go on safari – to a not-too-distant land featuring 65 pop-up restaurants, 10 bars, and five stages with music. Oh,…

MRIGlobal – 75th Anniversary Cocktail Reception

June 17th was the date for MRIGlobal’s 75th Anniversary Cocktail Reception, in recognition of its founding in 1944. Civic leaders, current and former members of the board of directors and…

BOTAR – Spring Meeting

The BOTAR committees recently met to plan The BOTAR Ball. The 70th annual event will be held on October 19th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.…

Children’s Mercy – Big Slick Celebrity Weekend

David Koechner, Rob Riggle, Paul Rudd, Eric Stonestreet, and Jason Sudeikis were the celebrity hosts for the 10th annual Big Slick Celebrity Weekend, a benefit for pediatric cancer research at…