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Nutcracker Ball

Kansas City Ballet
Ann Dickinson is the honorary chairman, and Siobhan McLaughlin Lesley is serving as chairman of the Kansas City Ballet’s Nutcracker Ball at Union Station Kansas City. The December 4th event will feature cocktails, dinner and dancing to the Michael Beers Band. This year’s Ball will kick off the all new Nutcracker, featuring exciting choreography, beautiful costumes and enchanting scenery.

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KidsTLC Open

Tee It Up
The KidsTLC Open was held on July 13th at Shadow Glen Golf Club. The 13th annual event featured a whiskey tasting, hand rolled cigars and a unique Splash Shot Challenge. Devin Schuster and Kyle Tucker served as the co-chairmen.

George Brett, David Rismiller, Jr.

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Mullin!

Bride’s Book 
Courtney Elizabeth Frantz and James Zachariah Mullin were married on May 23rd at the Mill Creek Community Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Gilbert Bainter of Derby, Kansas, and Mr. and Mrs. Leeland Amos Frantz of Mulvane, Kansas. Courtney is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vernon John Gericke of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Mr. and Mrs. Dean Richard Frantz of Ottumwa, Iowa. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs.

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Fuzzy, Feathered & Furry Friends
FuzzyFotosKC is a photo contest featuring fuzzy, feathered and furry friends. Contestants work in creative ways to inspire friends, family, colleagues, and the animal loving public to cast a vote for their team. Each dollar counts as one vote, and all of the proceeds will support the lifesaving work of the Kansas City CARE Clinic and Great Plains SPCA. Vote for your favorite fuzzy friend at through August 31st.

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Trevor Gantt & Coco

Tails Of Our Town
Eight-year-old Trevor Gantt loves feeding and walking his new friend, Coco. Trevor and Coco are a perfect match and go everywhere together. We know that this happy pair is enjoying the dog days of summer!

Also featured in the August 8, 2015 issue of The Independent
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