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Rose Brooks Center – 32nd Anniversary Cabaret

The 32nd Anniversary Cabaret, a tune-filled evening for a good cause, was held on March 3rd at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. The Atlantic City Boys wowed the audience at the benefit for Rose Brooks Center. Proceeds will be used to help end violence toward thousands of families and their pets. Mary and Mark Jorgenson were the event chairmen. 

Mark and Mary Jorgenson, event chairmen; with Chris Jones, Dan Reynolds, Jeremy James, and Dustin Fisher, Atlantic City Boys 


Kevin Barth with Dustin Fisher, Dan Reynolds, and Chris Jones, Atlantic City Boys

Also featured in the March 30, 2019 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: David Riffel


Phoenix Family – Un*Gala, “Friday Night Fever”

April 26th was the date for Phoenix Family’s 16th Annual Un*Gala, “Friday Night Fever.” More than 600 guests donned their favorite disco attire and enjoyed the groovy evening in the…

Wayside Waifs – Fur Ball, “Woof 66”

More than 1,000 people gathered for Wayside Waifs’ Fur Ball, “Woof 66,” on May 11th. Jill Dean and Jean Wagner were the honorary co-chairmen, and Martha and Rusty Smith and…

KC CARE Health Center – Bloom Air

April 13th was the date for KC CARE Health Center’s Bloom Air event, which was held at the Airline History Museum. James Smith, Mark Sawkin, Damian Lair, and Taylor Gozia…

Powell Gardens – Plant Preview Party and Auction

Powell Gardens recently hosted a Plant Preview Party and Auction to kick off its upcoming season. The festive weekend also featured the Plant Sale, a Fungi & Fermentation event, and…