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Kansas City Young Matrons – 2022 Magic Ball Patrons’ Party

The lovely home of  Tina and Jeff Montgomery was the site for the Patrons’ Party for Kansas City Young Matrons’ 2022 Magic Ball. Anne Keil and Debbie Westlund served as co-chairmen for the April 28th event. The 2022 Magic Ball, which was held on April 30th, was a benefit for Sheffield Place. Ben McAnany and Eric Vossman were the Gala honorary co-chairmen, and Joni Etherington and Lundy Joyce served as the Gala co-chairmen.  

Mary Ring, Cyndi James, Mary Katz, and Kevin Ring


Kathy Kane, Melinda Frenzen, and Mary Beth Hershey

Featured in the May 28, 2022 issue of The Independent.
Photo credit: Roy Inman


First Tee Greater Kansas City – Day For Kids Golf Tournament

For 25 years, Tom Watson’s Day For Kids Golf Tournament has raised funds to ensure that young people have the opportunity to learn to play – and love – golf.…

Awesome Ambitions – Purse-onality 2023

The Gallery Event Space was the site for Awesome Ambitions’ Purse-onality 2023. The festive event featured two fashion shows, a brunch, and entertainment from Eboni Fondren. Awesome Ambitions girls modeled…

BOTAR – 2023 Mothers’ Dessert

Missy Schaffer’s lovely home was the site for the BOTAR Mothers’ Dessert on June 22nd. Excitement was in the air for The BOTAR Ball, which will be held on October…

Summer Celebrations 2023

The residents of Our Town love the summer months, and The Independent delights in sharing your special moments.                            …