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The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial

Annual Luncheon
The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial held its Annual Luncheon on January 23rd. Special Guest General (Ret.) Peter Pace, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addressed members of the Museum’s Business Roundtable. General Pace, the first Marine to hold the position of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, shared insight into the growing cyber security threats in the United States as well as his experiences in leadership positions within the military.

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Community Luncheon

MOCSA
April 30th is the date for MOCSA’s Community Luncheon at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Lara Logan will serve as the keynote speaker. Lara’s reporting from war zones for more than two decades has earned her a prominent spot among journalism’s best correspondents. The sexual assault she endured in Egypt while covering the Egyptian Revolution in 2011 brought a new spotlight on her as a survivor.

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Vacation Vignette

A Day In Paradise

Barrett Woods and Chapin Woods flanked their new friend, Henry, in Reading, Montego Bay, Jamaica.

Also featured in the February 21, 2015 issue of The Independent 
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Anna Davis

At Horizon Academy, Anna Davis is always willing to help. She spearheaded volunteer registration at the Great Pumpkin Race 5K, worked the entire night at the annual Bayou Bash and led two Learning Disabilities Simulations. Thank you, Anna, for all you do at the school!

Anna Davis with her son Collin

Also featured in the February 7th issue of The Independent 
 
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Nutcracker Luncheon

Kansas City Ballet Guild
December 16th was the date for the Kansas City Ballet Guild’s Nutcracker Luncheon at The Kansas City Country Club. Members were delighted by the whimsical Nutcrackers that were used as decorations around the room and adorned as centerpieces on the tables. The festive afternoon was complete with beautiful gingerbread cookies and great friends.

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