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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


Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – 46th Annual Snow Ball

The 46th Annual Snow Ball, a benefit for Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, was held on January 18th at the Overland Park Convention Center. This year’s presidents were Jo and…

Kansas City Ballet Guild – Nutcracker Luncheon

The Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown was the site for the Kansas City Ballet Guild’s Nutcracker Luncheon, which was held on December 12th. Everyone enjoyed seeing the…

The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties – Community Ball and Cotillion

The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties’ 69th Annual Community Ball and Cotillion was held on December 7th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Guests…

HALO – ArtReach Auction

HALO will celebrate 15 years of growth and thousands of lives changed at the Annual HALO ArtReach Auction. The February 28th event will be held at The Abbott. Annie and Ryan Anderson…