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Youth Volunteer Corps – Open House

The Youth Volunteer Corps, a national organization devoted to creating meaningful service projects for youth, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. YVC welcomed nearly 100 guests to its new office in the Brockett House for an Open House on October 8th. The move was made possible by a grant from the Sunderland Foundation.

Additional photos featured in the November 24th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit:  Samantha Willeke

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David Battey, founder and president; at the new office. Mayor Sly James addressed the guests.



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Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City – Legacy Invitational

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Saint Luke’s Foundation – 10th Annual Plaza 10K

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Park International Center for Music – Stanislav & Friends

Park International Center for Music’s Stanislav & Friends was held on September 17th at the Boulevard Drive-In. Guests enjoyed beautiful classical music at the reimagined event which featured a pre-recorded…