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Giddy Up

Boots & Breast Cancer
Nigro’s Western Store hosted Giddy Up for Boots and Breast Cancer on October 23rd. Guests enjoyed appetizers, refreshments and door prizes. The $10 door donations benefit cleaningforareason.org, the Jennifer Ireland Foundation and the University of Kansas Cancer Center. 

 
 
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Celebration of Hope Gala

Faithful Friends
Peggy and Mark Schmidtlein are the chairmen of Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph’s Celebration of Hope Gala. The special 135th anniversary celebration will be held on November 8th at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center. 
Also featured in the October 18th issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit: Emily + Pete: Wedding Photographers

Chairmen Peggy and Mark Schmidtlein

 
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Mothers’ Tea

Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties
Lake Quivira Country Club was the setting for the Mothers’ Tea for the Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties’ Community Ball and Cotillion. Lisa Coen is serving as the Cotillion chairman. Mothers of the participants enjoyed the unveiling of the beautiful gown, which will be worn by the young ladies at the event. Cindy Ford is the chairman of the 64th Annual Ball, to be held on December 6th.

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Angela Harse

After spending more than 10 years as an attorney in private practice, Angela Harse joined Children’s Mercy Hospital as Staff Counsel and Assistant Risk Manager. Angela is a member of the Centurions Class of 2015. She serves as the communication chairman and is helping to plan the December Task Force and the Women’s Forum next spring. Angela is a graduate of Southern Methodist University and the UMKC School of Law.

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2014 Legacy Circle Cocktail Party

Circle of Support 
The 2014 Legacy Circle Cocktail Party, a benefit for the Women’s Employment Network, was held on September 18th at the lovely home of Steve Metzler and Brian Williams. The event honored WEN’s Legacy Circle donors, who are instrumental in supporting WEN’s mission to empower women to achieve economic independence through sustained employment.

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