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Kids TLC Open

Champions For Children 
Shadow Glen Golf Club was the site for the Kids TLC Open on July 14th. Proceeds from the event help KidsTLC provide children with a continuum of care through innovative and successful psychiatric treatment, community outreach and outpatient behavioral health, autism and wellness programs.

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Bishop Spencer Place

Helping Hands
Bishop Spencer Place resident John Herbst and Chaplain Kathy Hall recently collected grocery bags to donate to the Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church food pantry. The pantry distributes more than 425 adult food bags and 90 children’s food bags each week. 

John Herbst presented pantry coordinator Richard Scarritt the bags for use by the pantry and Meals on Wheels program. 

 
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Big Dawg Open

First Place Golf
Chuck Laue and Kevin Westrope are the co-chairmen of the Big Dawg Open, a benefit for Great Plains SPCA. The sixth annual event will be held on September 4th at Paradise Pointe Golf Complex.  
Also featured in the August 9th issue of The Independent 

Hank Henry posed with shelter alum Benji at last year’s event.

 
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George Duncan Palmer

Crib Note
A handsome baby boy named George Duncan Palmer arrived on June 4th to proud parents Allison Laner Palmer and Jared Palmer of Prairie Village. George weighed seven pounds, four ounces and has blue-grey eyes and brown hair. His delighted grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Joel Blass Laner of Our Town and Page Palmer and Bruce Palmer of Kansas City. George loves his darling grey and navy nursery that has an elephant theme.

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Diamond of Dreams

Royals Charities 
June 19th was the date for the Royals Charities’ Diamond of Dreams at Kauffman Stadium. Proceeds from the event support Royals Charities and The University of Kansas Hospital’s Neonatal Medical Home. Penny and Dan Glass were the chairmen. 
Also featured in the August 9th issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit:  Chris Vleisides and Jason Hanna

 
 
 

Suzie and Kevin Osterhage flanked Eric Hosmer.

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