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Reaching Out From Within – Courage to Change: Rethinking Human Dignity

SuEllen Fried was the chairman for Reaching Out From Within’s Courage to Change: Rethinking Human Dignity. The October 7th event was held at the Overland Park Sheraton. Axel Briemle, an expert in humane practices in incarceration who is currently working for the European Union to help reshape criminal justice practices throughout Europe, was the featured guest. He was interviewed by Dana Wright. The evening capped off the organization’s day-long inaugural National Symposium on Incarceration and Returning Citizens.

Sonia Warshawski with Mariner and Megan Kemper

 

Leavenworth Mayor Jermaine and Jessica Wilson

Also featured in the November 23, 2019 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Brian Turner

Features

Children’s Mercy – Fore the Kids Golf Tournament

The 2019 Nick and Jake’s Fore the Kids Golf Tournament was held on October 7th. More than 240 golfers played at Blue Hills Country Club or Nicklaus Golf Club. Afterward,…

BOTAR – Formal at BOTAR High

October 4th was the date for the Formal at BOTAR High. BOTARS and escorts gathered at Brookside Gardens for the festive evening of dinner and dancing. Hannah Arnspiger, Chloie Costello,…

Sheffield Place – Off The Wall

Off The Wall, an evening of dinner, drinks, and local art, was held on October 12th at The LEX at Municipal Auditorium. Peter Sunderman and Curt Thomas were the honorary…

Big Brothers Big Sisters – Empower Breakfast

Big Brothers Big Sisters’ annual Empower Breakfast was held on October 9th at The Gallery Event Space. Nearly 300 guests listened to inspirational stories and learned about the mission of…