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Women’s Employment Network – Annual Luncheon

Joshua C. Rowland and Andy Fromm served as co-chairmen of the Women’s Employment Network’s Annual Luncheon on April 18th. More than 1,000 guests gathered to help celebrate how WEN helps women in Kansas City become more than they thought they could be. Phyllis Collins, The Collins Network, was honored with the 2019 Beth K. Smith Award.

Angel Hayes, Stacey Callands, and Herman Callands


Andy Fromm, co-chairman; Phyllis Collins, board member and honoree; Lynnette Williams, WEN; Sherry Turner, WEN; and Joshua Rowland, co-chairman


(Seated) Jackie Baker, Tondee Lutterman, Anne Scharf, Fiona Island, and Gloria Jackson-Leathers (standing) Luann Feehan, Sherry Turner, WEN; Sonny Williams, Julee Koncak, Tony Twyman, and Lynnette Williams, WEN


United States Representative Sharice Davids and Angela Hurt, board chairman

Additional photos featured in the June 8, 2019 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: J. Robert Schraeder Photography


Hope House – believe

Abby Mocek and Ken Barnes were the honorary chairmen for believe – illuminating hope. For 30 years in a row, Kris Ketz has been the emcee. The event, a benefit…

BOTAR – Escort Mothers’ Coffee

Tracy and Charlie Tetrick’s lovely home was the setting for the BOTAR Escort Mothers’ Coffee. Mothers gathered on August 15th to learn about the exciting BOTAR season ahead.   Escort…

AdventHealth Foundation Shawnee Mission – Golf Classic

AdventHealth Foundation Shawnee Mission’s Golf Classic featured two shotgun start times, entertaining games at various holes, and great raffle items. All the golfers enjoyed a lunch, with prizes and winnings…

Park University – A Night at the Helm

June 12th was the date for A Night at the Helm. The event, a benefit for the Park University Global Warrior Center and School of Business, was held at the…