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Art Bra KC

Artful Importance
Art Bra KC was held on May 2nd at Signature Hangar. More than 1,100 guests enjoyed a special fashion show featuring 70 work-of-art bras that were part of the auction. Sharon Snowden-Hake and Adrienne Helvey served as the co-chairmen.
Also featured in the June 14th issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit:  Sheldon Golden

Dustin Colquitt and Cheryl Toub

Kacy Parker modeled Lady of the Lake on the runway.

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Project 39

The Mother of All Happy Hours
May 8th was the date for Project 39’s The Mother of All Happy Hours. The hosts of the more than 60 events asked friends and family to come for a happy hour celebration and bring baby items. The Family Conservancy partnered with Project 39 to receive the donated baby items that will be stored at a new Mother’s Market. 
Also featured in the June 14th issue of The Independent 

 A special container was needed to hold all of the donated baby items.

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The Jewel Ball

Chairmen’s Coffee
The Jewel Ball Chairmen’s Coffee was held on April 9th at The Kansas City Country Club. Ellen Zimmer Darling is the chairman of the 60th Anniversary Jubilee of The Jewel Ball, to be held on June 21st at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
Also featured in the May 31st issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit:  Mary S.

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Luke Wade

Rising Star Reflections
A native of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, Luke Wade is a Rising Star, Class of 2014. Prior to his high school graduation, Luke enlisted in the Army National Guard and served eight years, including one tour of duty as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Luke moved to Kansas City and started KC Crew and SocialHeart. He is a full time web developer at VML. Luke was honored with an Urban Hero award earlier this year.

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Making a Promise

CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties
April 3rd was the date for CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties’ Promise of Hope Luncheon at the Ritz Charles. Proceeds from the event will support CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties’ work as advocates for abused and neglected children under court protection and help provide more Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers.

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