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Larry McAlister

Larry McAlister has been a dedicated volunteer at the Shepherd’s Center of the Northland since 2004. He volunteers as a handyman, specializing in the installation of grab bars. Larry also does plumbing and electrical work. He loves spending time outdoors, traveling and helping others.
Also featured in the September 6th issue of The Independent 

Larry McAlister installed a grab bar in a shower. 

 
 
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Beach Volleyball Tournament

The Children’s Place
August 9th was the date for the second annual Beach Volleyball Tournament, hosted by the Young Advisory Board of The Children’s Place. Twenty-four teams registered to play and tried their hand at winning the prized first place trophy.

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WIN for KC Triathlon

Awesome Athletes
The WIN for KC Triathlon was held on July 26th at Smithville Lake. More than 1,200 participants competed in the event. 
Also featured in the September 6th issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit: Thomas Photographic Enterprises, Dan Dickinson and Jesse Miguel

The first wave of swimmers started the race.

Kellian Partridge Doyle powered through the bike course.

 
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Chiefs Charity Game

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City
CiCi Rojas, Greg Graves and Tim DeSett were the honorary co-chairmen, and Paul Kushnir served as the chairman of the Chiefs Charity Game. The August 7th event was held during the first pre-season game of the year versus the Cincinnati Bengals and benefited Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City.

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Summer Celebrations 2014

A Sizzlin’ Summer
The Independent joins with our loyal subscribers and Our Town’s non-profit organizations and country clubs to celebrate the 2014 summer, Kansas City-style! 

Blue Hills Country Club
Grace Kiewiet, Olivia Oades, Maggie Dahir, and Rosie Oades

Country Club of Leawood
Say cheese! Morgan Ramsey, Jesse Paxton, Cayla Prophater, Grace Kirkland, and Abby Karl

Indian Hills Country Club
Cary Miller, Rob and Jessica Hagg and Casey Housley had a wonde

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