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JDRF – Dream Gala

The Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown was the setting for the JDRF Dream Gala on May 4th. The Rick and Cathy Baier Foundation hosted the event, which featured a cocktail reception, live and silent auctions, and Fund A Cure. This year’s event raised more than two million dollars to transform the lives of people living with type 1 diabetes.

Jeanette Prenger with Becky and Brett Gordon


Jeff Lamberti, Lance Gorsuch, Jim Hennahane, Jay Rick, Patrick Pheffer, Angela Klappa, Nan Whalen, Lisa Gorsuch, Anne Lamberti, and Rhonda Hennahane


Laura Fey, Anita Newton, Lynn McIntosh, and Chrys Sullivan


Dennis and Debi Eskie with Erin and Fred Merrill

Also featured in the June 22, 2019 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Gary Rohman Photography


BOTAR – Night at the Royal

BOTARs, pages, and escorts, along with their families and friends, gathered for the BOTAR Night at the Royal. This year’s event featured drinks, dinner from Zarda Bar-B-Q, face painting, and…

Kansas City Ballet – Season Launch Party

Devon Carney and Jeffrey J. Bentley, both with Kansas City Ballet, welcomed guests to the 62nd season of Kansas City Ballet at its annual Season Launch Party. The October 11th…

The Kansas City Ballet Guild – Nutcracker Ball

The Kansas City Ballet Guild’s Nutcracker Ball will be held on November 23rd at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Sandy and Dr. Roger Jackson are the honorary chairmen,…

Park University – Stanislav & Friends

Honorary Chairmen Edith and Benny Lee received the First Annual Maestro Award from Greg Gunderson, Park University; at Stanislav & Friends on September 20th. The event was held on stage…