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Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault – 2023 Community Luncheon

Ann and Josh Rowland are serving as the honorary chairs for the 29th annual Community Luncheon, a benefit for the Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA). The event will be held on May 5th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. The keynote speaker will be Jodi Kantor, a Pulitzer Prize winner and the author of the book, She Said. Denise and William Marshall and Leah and Arlan Vomhof are the community support committee co-chairs. Monica Gray and Tanesha Ford are serving as the co-chairs. The event marks MOCSA’s 48th year of service to the community.

Ann and Josh Rowland, honorary chairs

Featured in the April 1, 2023 issue of The Independent.
Photo credit: Annie Tuttle Photography


The Loop KC – Taylor Limoges

The Loop KC brings together similar yet unique minds to create genuine friendships and ignite the next generation of business leaders in Kansas City. Members of The Loop KC are…

TEN CENTURIES AND COUNTING: Students defy declarations of classical music’s demise

If classical orchestral music is dead, no one bothered to tell the nearly 400 Kansas City-area students who gather every Sunday at The Loretto to rehearse works by Strauss, Elgar,…

Friends of Chamber Music – Soirée 2023

Doctors Hilary and John Stroh served as the honorary chairs for Soirée 2023. The benefit for the Friends of Chamber Music was held at the Kansas City Club on March…

Toast To Olde Tymes – Ruth Warrick

January 1970 saw the launch of a new soap opera on Channel 9, Kansas City’s ABC affiliate: All My Children, created by Agnes Nixon. One of its stars was Ruth…