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The National World War I Museum and Memorial – Night at the Tower

The National World War I Museum and Memorial held its fifth annual Night at the Tower on September 14th. Members of the Bloch family served as honorary co-chairmen. Libby and Brad Bergman and Deanna and Greg Graves were the co-chairmen. More than 500 guests enjoyed sumptuous refreshments, live and silent auctions, viewing the main gallery, and dancing on the Paul Sunderland Bridge to the music of the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra featuring Molly Hammer.

Dr. Matthew Naylor, National World War I Museum and Memorial; and Mayor Quinton Lucas


Tom and Mary Bloch, Robert and Mary Jo Brown, Paul and Liz Uhlmann, and Barbara and Bob Bloch, honorary co-chairmen


TJ and Willard Snyder, sponsorship co-chairmen


Greg and Deanna Graves, co-chairmen; with Deuce, Max, Gabe, and Cooper Chanos


Board of Trustees Chairman Mark and Linda Henderson, Dr. Matthew Naylor, National World War I Museum and Memorial; and Libby and Brad Bergman, co-chairmen


Additional photos featured in the November 9, 2019 issue of The Independent
Photo Credits: Samantha Levi and Niah Rose


Home Sweet Home

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Rockhurst University – Leadership Series Luncheon

March 5th was the date for the annual Rockhurst University Leadership Series Luncheon. The annual event was held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Carly Fiorina,…

Sherwood Autism Center – Beat The Blues

Blue was the color of the evening at Sherwood Autism Center’s Beat The Blues party. The third annual event was held at The Abbott. Mandy and Ryan Gray served as…

The National World War I Museum and Memorial – Extraordinary Measures

As the well-known saying goes, “extraordinary times call for … extraordinary measures.” There is no debate regarding the challenges of the times we are living through now, in the 21st…