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Binny Pearce

Having worked as a high school teacher, assistant principal and principal, Binny Pearce knew she was not able to sit home after she retired. Beth Liebling, granddaughter of the City Union Mission founder, Reverend David Bulkley, and daughter of the director, Reverend Daniel J. Doty, was in a Sunday School class that Binny taught. Beth approached Binny and asked if she would be interested in serving on the City Union Mission’s board of directors.

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Hats Off to Mothers

Honoree Tea
March 6th was the date for an Honoree Tea given by Hats Off to Mothers at Nell Hill’s in Briarcliff Village. Guests enjoyed receiving springtime decorating tips, followed by a fun morning of shopping and mimosas.  Barbara Storm is serving as the chairman of Hats Off to Mothers, benefiting United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Kansas City, to be held on May 16th at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.

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Finley Rose McInnes

They Say It’s Her Birthday
On December 29th, Finley Rose McInnes celebrated her first birthday with family and close friends. The celebration’s adorable theme was “Winter ‘One’ derland.” Finley’s very proud parents are Priscilla and Matt McInnes. With that adorable face, we wonder… who could tell her no?
Also featured in the April 19th issue of The Independent 

 
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Kansas City Hospice House Angel Gala

In the Spotlight 
Ellen Bradbury and Carol Gast are the co-chairmen of the 11th annual Kansas City Hospice House Angel Gala. “Come to the Cabaret” is the theme of the event, to be held on August 16th at the DoubleTree by Hilton. 
Also featured in the April 19th issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit: Sally Morrow Photography

Ellen Bradbury, co-chairman (out of camera range) Carol Gast, co-chairman

 
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Camp WIN

A Team Effort
Camp WIN, hosted by WIN for KC, will be held from June 9th to the 12th, for nine to 12 year old girls at St. Teresa’s Academy and at Rockhurst University from June 16th through the 19th, for six to eight year old girls. Team Captain applications are still being accepted and can be found at winforkc.org.
Also featured in the April 19th issue of The Independent

Team Captains Olivia Franklin and Tristin Stuteville led their team through a cheer at Camp WIN 2013.

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