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WIN for KC – Women’s Sports Awards Celebration

The Women’s Sports Awards Celebration kicked off WIN for KC’s 25th anniversary celebration. The February 8th event was held at the Kansas City Convention Center. Carrie Fry Robinson, Sania Cay, Jackie Frost, Bernadette Wagner, Tatsiana Khvitsko, and 15 former WIN for KC board chairmen were honored for their huge impact on women and girls in sports. More than 2,000 guests enjoyed listening to a conversation between Special Guests Simone Biles, Olympic gymnast; and Holly Rowe, ESPN.

Cate Conrad, Campbell Alldredge, Simone Biles, special guest; and Lily Jane Morrissey


Morgan Skinner, Neva Longhofer, Kailey Wink, Grace Lovett, Maggie Schutt, Quinn Weakley, and Monica Bates


(Front row) Kathy Nelson, Babette Macy, Patti Streeper, Sarah Morris, Wendy Hagemann, Robin Sterneck, Anne St. Peter, Kathleen Kunkler, Janet Justus, Lisa Pelofsky, Pam Sloan, Brenda VanLengen, Susan True, Janet Calandro, and Jessica Blubaugh (back row) Abe Coleman


Angela Hurt, Holly Rowe, special guest; Simone Biles, special guest; and Lisa Ginter

Additional photos featured in the March 16, 2019 issue of The Independent
Photo Credits: Laura Fitzgibbons and WIN for KC


Kansas City Zoo – 30th Annual Jazzoo

June 7th was the night to don animal prints and go on safari – to a not-too-distant land featuring 65 pop-up restaurants, 10 bars, and five stages with music. Oh,…

MRIGlobal – 75th Anniversary Cocktail Reception

June 17th was the date for MRIGlobal’s 75th Anniversary Cocktail Reception, in recognition of its founding in 1944. Civic leaders, current and former members of the board of directors and…

BOTAR – Spring Meeting

The BOTAR committees recently met to plan The BOTAR Ball. The 70th annual event will be held on October 19th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.…

Children’s Mercy – Big Slick Celebrity Weekend

David Koechner, Rob Riggle, Paul Rudd, Eric Stonestreet, and Jason Sudeikis were the celebrity hosts for the 10th annual Big Slick Celebrity Weekend, a benefit for pediatric cancer research at…