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AIDS Service Foundation of Greater Kansas City – World AIDS Day 2012

The AIDS Service Foundation of Greater Kansas City presented three events in recognition of World AIDS Day 2012. More than 100 supporters attended the Patrons’ Party hosted by Kathy Kelly and Bryan Folk. The Community Luncheon took place on November 29th at the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center. Dr. Ronald Valdeserri was the keynote speaker. The World AIDS Day Reception and the Millennial League’s Code Red Party were held at the Berg Event Space. Kathleen Kunkler and Mike Enos served as the co-chairmen. 

Also featured in the February 9th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Mary S. Watkins Photography and J. Robert Schraeder Photography

Dan Meiners, Kathleen Kunkler, co-chairman; and David Brinkerhoff
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Kurt Knapstein with Steve Metzler and Brian Williams Tom Suther, Michael Lintecum and Ryan Fischer
Mark Thomas, Teresa Jarzemkoski, Theresa Van Ackeren, and Karen Heath
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Michael Lintecum, Michael Mackie and Shea Coffman (Seated) Janie and Gary Foltz (standing) JP Crilly and Dean Cox



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…