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Suspenders & Stilettos

The Children’s Place
December 6th was the date for the Young Advisory Board of The Children’s Place’s fourth annual Suspenders & Stilettos at Pennway Place. The event was a benefit for The Children’s Place, and guests enjoyed a wine wall and live entertainment from The Magnetics.

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Fashion For A Cause

In The Spotlight
The 10th anniversary Fashion For A Cause will be held on April 17th in the Grand Ballroom at the Kansas City Convention Center. Prior to hosting the runway show, entertainer and actor Mario Lopez will mingle with fashion forward patrons at a VIP Experience. Proceeds benefit Truman Medical Centers’ essential care and services to women and babies in Our Town.
Also featured in the January 24th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Craig Sands


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Patron Preview

Kansas City Art Institute
December 4th was the date for the Kansas City Art Institute’s Patron Preview. The event was held the evening prior to the public opening of the end-of-semester exhibition and sale. Guests visited studio departments throughout the campus, viewed student artwork of all kinds and enjoyed a sumptuous dinner. 
Also featured in the January 26th issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit:  Mark McDonald

Bill and Regina Kort posed in the sculpture studios.

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Fabulous Film
The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial was the site for a reception and special screening of Unbroken on December 16th. Guests enjoyed a preview screening of the film, auction items including a copy of the Unbroken book that was signed by Louie Zamperini and a reception and tour of the Museum with former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Richard Myers.

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Congratulations, Katherine & Daniel!

Mr. and Mrs. Russell W. Baker, Jr. of Our Town are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Baker, to Daniel Nelson, the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Morton Nelson of St. Joseph, Missouri. Kate is a graduate of The Pembroke Hill School. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy and social political ethics from Villanova University and a juris doctorate from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law.

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