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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


The Jewel Ball Prelude Party

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

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Truman Library Institute – Wild About Harry

The Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown was the spot where the Truman Library Institute’s 20th annual Wild About Harry took place on May 2nd. Former Secretary of…

JDRF – Dream Gala

The Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown was the setting for the JDRF Dream Gala on May 4th. The Rick and Cathy Baier Foundation hosted the event, which…