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Notre Dame de Sion – All the World’s a Stage

Notre Dame de Sion School’s Gala Auction took center stage at Starlight Theatre on March 2nd was the date for Notre Dame de Sion School’s Gala Auction, “All the World’s a Stage.” Guests enjoyed cocktails, a delicious dinner and silent and live auctions. Ann and Frank Uryasz were the honorary chairmen, and Pam and Kevin Kramer and Heidi and Ethan Whitehill served as the co-chairmen.

Also featured in the April 6th issue of The Independent

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Frank and Ann Uryasz, honorary chairmen Tom Wieford, Christina Broderick, Notre Dame de Sion School; and Sheila Hughes Weiford
Donna and Jeff Lilley with Mike and Caylee Valentine



Saint Luke’s Foundation – 10th Annual Plaza 10K

Saint Luke’s Foundation’s 10th Annual Plaza 10K, a benefit for Saint Luke’s Home Care and Hospice, was held on September 13th. Participants were given the option to run virtually or…

Park International Center for Music – Stanislav & Friends

Park International Center for Music’s Stanislav & Friends was held on September 17th at the Boulevard Drive-In. Guests enjoyed beautiful classical music at the reimagined event which featured a pre-recorded…

A Few Of My Favorite Things By Heather N. Paxton

Joe Vaughan started collecting political buttons when he was still in grade school – and his collection has grown to include bumper stickers, leaflets, magazine articles, and other souvenirs of…

Jackson County CASA – CARnival for CASA

The Unity Village campus was the setting for Jackson County CASA’s 15th Annual CARnival for CASA, which was held on September 13th. From their vehicles, families could enjoy the spirit…