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Jewel Ball – Steppin’ Out With The Debs

Seven Jewel Ball debutantes along with their parents hosted “Steppin’ Out With The Debs” at Mosaic Lounge in the Power and Light District on June 14th. Everyone enjoyed a delicious dinner and lots of dancing!

Also featured in the July 24th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: David Riffel

jb ns 8Dave and Cathy Clark, Winn Clark, Sarah Luby, and Vicki and Mike Luby

jb ns 9Nancy and Mark Sachse flank Kate Sachse.

jb ns 4Michael and Ellen Merriman, Edward Merriman, Betsy Brandt, and Liz and
Perry Brandt

jb ns 5Katie and Laura Greenbaum

jb ns 11David Smart, Will Bolen, Chad Allen, Edward Merriman, Curran Darling, Jake Myron and Jack Dudenhoeffer

jb ns 10Keith and Andie Weisz flank Allison Kipke.

jb ns 7Ron and Cassie LeMay flank Jordan LeMay.

jb ns 6John and Liz Hjalmarson flank Kathryn Hjalmarson.



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…