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Pickle Ball Fun

Chicken N Pickle was the site for a fun-filled gathering of Jewel Ball debs and gents on June 7th. The party was hosted by the families of Ethan Angrist, Matthew Berkley, Henry Hogan, Michael Innes, Matthew McGannon, Ruthie McKee, Claire Moore, and Will Powell.


(Front row) Anna Louise Sih, Allie Dillingham, Jensen Pindell, and Larkin McLiney (back row) Annie Kerr, Grace Frame, Allison Benson, Caroline Rooney, and Layne Stowers


Will Powell, Ethan Angrist, Matthew Berkley, and Michael Innes


Will Powell, Matthew Berkley, and Henry Hogan


(Front row) Grace Parkerson, Gabby Hendren, Julia Parkerson, Caroline Rooney, Layne Stowers, Allie Dillingham, and Matthew McGannon (back row) William Andrews, Michael Innes, Oliver Carnes, Henry Hogan, Matthew Berkley, Ethan Angrist, Tate Benson, Graham Boswell, Max Dickinson, Ben Shackelford, and Jack Furla

Additional photos featured in the August 3, 2012 issue of The Independent.


Kansas City Zoo – 30th Annual Jazzoo

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MRIGlobal – 75th Anniversary Cocktail Reception

June 17th was the date for MRIGlobal’s 75th Anniversary Cocktail Reception, in recognition of its founding in 1944. Civic leaders, current and former members of the board of directors and…

BOTAR – Spring Meeting

The BOTAR committees recently met to plan The BOTAR Ball. The 70th annual event will be held on October 19th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.…

Children’s Mercy – Big Slick Celebrity Weekend

David Koechner, Rob Riggle, Paul Rudd, Eric Stonestreet, and Jason Sudeikis were the celebrity hosts for the 10th annual Big Slick Celebrity Weekend, a benefit for pediatric cancer research at…