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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – Man & Woman of the Year Grand Finale

May 9th was the date for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Man & Woman of the Year Grand Finale. Tracy Link and Ashley Gulledge were the named 2019 Man & Woman of the Year. The 15 candidates raised more than $575,000 to support the mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Molly Lack, 2020 All-Star Candidate; Janet Conner, chairman; and Chris Frantze, 2020 co-chairman


Katherine Lee, Rebecca Stover, Blair Bowen, Jill Heider, Megan Stumph-Turner, Elizabeth Page, and Ashley Gulledge, candidates


Alex Berhorst, Chris Meyer, April Nicole, Rachel Karabas, and Clint Hocker


Sophia Feyerabend, 2019 Girl of the Year; Raymond Clayton, 2019 All-Star candidate; and Magnus Hoenshell, 2019 Boy of the Year


Jimmy Frantze and Rich Bracken


Kathleen Gulledge, jewel in a box winner


(Front row) Magnus Hoenshell (back row) Tracy Link, Blair Bowen, Megan Stumph-Turner, Katherine Lee, Rebecca Stover, Jill Heider, and Elizabeth Page


Ashley Gulledge, 2019 Woman of the Year; and Tracy Link, 2019 Man of the Year


Katherine Lee, Rebecca Stover, Blair Bowen, Jill Heider, Megan Stumph-Turner, Elizabeth Page, Ashley Gulledge, Rich Bracken, Tracy Link, Conor Twibell, Chris Meyer, Jeff Wunsch, Shawn Geib, and Paul Johnston

Additional photos featured in the June 22, 2019 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Ruthie Stark Photography


BOTAR – Night at the Royal

BOTARs, pages, and escorts, along with their families and friends, gathered for the BOTAR Night at the Royal. This year’s event featured drinks, dinner from Zarda Bar-B-Q, face painting, and…

Kansas City Ballet – Season Launch Party

Devon Carney and Jeffrey J. Bentley, both with Kansas City Ballet, welcomed guests to the 62nd season of Kansas City Ballet at its annual Season Launch Party. The October 11th…

The Kansas City Ballet Guild – Nutcracker Ball

The Kansas City Ballet Guild’s Nutcracker Ball will be held on November 23rd at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Sandy and Dr. Roger Jackson are the honorary chairmen,…

Park University – Stanislav & Friends

Honorary Chairmen Edith and Benny Lee received the First Annual Maestro Award from Greg Gunderson, Park University; at Stanislav & Friends on September 20th. The event was held on stage…