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The Family Conservancy – Charity Bingo Night

On June 29th, The Family Conservancy hosted a Charity Bingo Night at Hamburger Mary’s. The room was filled with laughs from TFC staff, board members and supporters. Proceeds from the event support TFC’s mission to foster the healthy social, emotional, physical, and intellectual development of children in our community.

Also featured in the August 10th issue of The Independent

Jayonce, Hamburger Mary’s; Diandra Meyers, TFC; Jen Houston and Amanda Keller, board member
Jocelyn Mourning, TFC; and Meredith Holland



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…