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Jewish Community Relations Bureau|AJC – 2022 Human Relations Event

Alvin Brooks, Carrie and Matt Condon, Peggy and Terry Dunn, Don Hall, Jr., and Marny and John Sherman served as the co-chairmen for the Jewish Community Relations Bureau|AJC’s Human Relations Event, “Bridges to Justice,” on November 18th. The Reverend Thomas B. Curran, S.J., was honored with the 2021 Henry W. Bloch Human Relations Award. The evening began with remarks from Gary Wolf, board president. Rabbi Alan Londy led a panel discussion with Bridgette Barry, LC Coldiron, Zander Haddad, Alexandra Moss, Shaili Patel, and Michael Sitti, Rockhurst University students. The closing speaker was James Uhlmann, grandson of the late Henry W. Bloch.  

The Reverend Thomas B. Curran, S.J., honoree; with Mayor Quinton Lucas


Sarah Markowitz and Gavriela Geller, both with JCRB|AJC


Bridgette Barry, LC Coldiron, Michael Sitti, and Alexandra Moss, Rockhurst University student panelists; the Reverend Thomas B. Curran, S.J., honoree; and Zander Haddad and Shaili Patel, Rockhurst University student panelists


Carrie Brooks-Brown and Alvin Brooks, co-chairman


The Reverend Thomas B. Curran, S.J., honoree; with Rabbi Alan Londy, New Reform Temple


Read more in the February 5, 2022 issue of The Independent
Photo credit: Brian Turner


Kansas City Young Matrons – Mistletoe Party

Kansas City Young Matrons held its annual Mistletoe Party on December 9th. Members and their guests gathered at Blue Hills Country Club and enjoyed a festive evening filled with fellowship…

Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties in Kansas – 72nd Annual Community Ball and Cotillion

Gina Brozenic, Lindsey Golubski, and Sara Willimon were the co-chairs, with Marsha Oyer serving as Cotillion chair, for the Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties in Kansas’ 72nd Annual…

Kansas City Ballet Guild – Land of the Sweets Nutcracker Ball 2022

The Kansas City Ballet Guild hosted its 55th annual gala, Land of the Sweets Nutcracker Ball 2022, at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center on December 3rd. Barbara and…

Symphony League – Holiday Luncheon

Mission Hills Country Club was the site for the Symphony League’s  Holiday Luncheon on December 14th. President Katherine Schorgl recognized Johyne Hamra for her 25 years of membership. Ursula Terrasi,…