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Life Unlimited – Hats Off to Mothers

The 17th annual Hats Off to Mothers will be held on May 5th at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Ellen Merriman will be the chairman, and John Holt will serve as emcee. Six outstanding mothers will be honored for their remarkable ability to balance family life, personal achievement, and service to our community. This year’s honorees are Tammy Edwards, Ellen Hockaday, Nancy Lee Kemper, Liz Maday, Chrysi Mall, and Barbara Storm. Proceeds support Life Unlimited, which is the largest provider of disability services in the Kansas City area.

Ellen Merriman, chairman; Barbara Storm, honoree; Charlotte Kemper, and Katherine Schorgl

Also featured in the January 25, 2020 issue of The Independent
Photo credit: David Riffel

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The Independent’s 2020 Class of Rising Stars

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