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In the Spotlight – Red Shoe Shindig

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City will host the Red Shoe Shindig on September 8th at Arrowhead Stadium’s North Club. Kathy and Mark Donovan are the honorary chairmen. Guests will enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, silent and live auctions, live entertainment by  Bali Root, and fabulous red footwear. Proceeds will support RMHC-KC and its mission to help families of sick children by providing a home away from home while the children receive medical care in area hospitals.

Also featured in the May 26th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit:  Steve Sanders

Mark and Kathy Donovan















The Whole Person – Carnival! Night of Independence Gala

Lindsey and Ian Denny are serving as chairmen of The Whole Person’s CARNIVAL! Night of Independence Gala. The September 28th event will be held at Harrah’s North Kansas City. A…

Spotlight On Centurions – Lydia Allen

Lydia Allen spent seven years in Indianapolis, Indiana, where she studied at Butler University and worked for the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. Four years ago, she moved back to Kansas City. Lydia…

UMKC’s Crescendo – Laurel Weir

Soprano Laurel Weir is a native of Canton, Ohio. She is the face of UMKC’s Crescendo, a scholarship fundraising event for the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance, which will…

Spotlight On Centurions – Matthew Schulte

Matthew Schulte describes his job (coordinator – marketing) this way: he is part of the team that handles giveaways, special events, theme nights, promotions, and advertising for the Kansas City…