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In the Spotlight – Kansas City Young Matrons

Betsy McAnany Vossman is the new president for the Kansas City Young Matrons. Betsy is a native of Our Town and has been a member of KCYM since 2003, holding several positions within the organization for many years. KCYM is busy planning Magic Ball 2013, which will benefit Hope Faith Ministries. Betsy and her husband, Roger, have three children and three grandchildren. As Betsy wears many hats, she is also currently serving her second term as a city council member for the City of Lake Quivira.

Also featured in the June 9th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Strauss Peyton




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…