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Wayside Waifs – 31st annual Strutt With Your Mutt

Wayside Waifs’ 31st annual Strutt With Your Mutt was held on October 3rd. The celebration of pets and people will benefit abandoned, abused, and homeless animals. Wayside Waifs is creating a more humane Kansas City for both animals and people.

Waif Alum Freya was proud of her participation!

 

 

 

Monica Swanson and her dog won first place in the Women’s Run with Dogs.

 

Medals for everyone!

 

The Strutt

Read more from the October 30, 2021 issue of The Independent

Features

BOTAR – Faulkner’s Ranch Party

BOTARs and Escorts enjoyed a delightful fall evening at Faulkner’s Ranch on October 1st. Partygoers enjoyed a sumptuous barbecue dinner, line dancing, square dancing, and bull riding. Bridget and John…

BOTAR – Studio 54 Party

The Lead Bank Rooftop in the Crossroads was converted into Studio 54 for a party hosted by BOTARs Meg Burditt, Anna Harding, Tyler Lockton, Bonnie Longan, Maddie Mann, Claire McCann,…

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – The Gathering

The Gathering is an annual event, now in its ninth year, that benefits Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ program, New Roots for Refugees. October 5th was the date, with Missy…

The Lyric Opera Circle – 2021 Fall Luncheon

The Lyric Opera Circle’s Fall Luncheon was held at The Capital Grille on October 6th. Mary Leonida, Circle president, and Ann Nigro were the co-chairmen. Deborah Sandler Kemper, Lyric Opera…