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Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary – Spring Luncheon

May 15th was the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary Spring Luncheon at Homestead Country Club. Rebecca Laughlin served as the chairman. Major Sharon Smith installed the officers for the 2013-2014 year, and Linda Scardino, founder of Gentle Changes; was the guest speaker.

Also featured in the June 29th issue of The Independent

2013-2014 Auxiliary Officers: (Front row) Rebecca Laughlin, Gloria Findley-Grogger, Kay Roscoe, and Jennifer Bailey (back row) Jan Burnette, Louise Barnow, Louanne Cary, and Major Sharon Smith
Donna Muiller, Kay Roscoe, Louanne Cary, Carol Crouch, Pat Trammell, Rebecca Laughlin, chairman; Donna Clark and Jeanne Cockayne
Vee Garrison, Marie Blazer and Kathleen Anderson



War Horses For Veterans – The Derby Party

War Horses for Veterans, founded by Andy and Patricia Brown, held its third annual fundraiser, The Derby Party, on May 4th. More than 400 guests watched the Kentucky Derby race…

Symphony League of Kansas City – Spring Luncheon

Lidia’s was the lovely location for the Symphony League of Kansas City’s annual Spring Luncheon on May 8th. Mandy Burditt and Trish Mayer were the co-chairmen. Nearly 60 members and…

Symphony League of Kansas City – Ball Kickoff

Symphony League members gathered at Amy Volini’s beautiful home recently to kick off preparations for the 2024 Symphony Ball, “NOVA.”Amy and Julie Sykes hosted the fun event, where Ball Chairman…

Saint Luke’s Foundation – Spirit of Philanthropy Awards

In the spirit of gratitude, Saint Luke’s Foundation hosted its Spirit of Philanthropy Awards celebration on April 18th at the 1900 Building. Being honored this year are: Philanthropists of the…