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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
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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The Kansas City Freedom Schools Initiative

Dare to Dream 
Celebrating 20 years in Kansas City, The Kansas City Freedom Schools Initiative’s annual luncheon, Saving Kansas City’s Sixth Child, will be held on May 14th. Jonah Edelman, Stand for Children; is the featured speaker of the event to be held at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center. Debby and Gary Ballard are the chairmen, and Tammy and James Edwards are serving as the co-chairmen.

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Dining in the Dark

February 27th was the date for Alphapointe’s Dining in the Dark at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center. Judi and Dr. Joseph Tauber served as the chairmen. Guests enjoyed cocktails, a silent auction with art donated by visually impaired and sighted artists and a three-course gourmet meal, served in complete darkness by servers who are blind or visually impaired.

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27th annual Cabaret

Rose Brooks Center
Tony-award winning actress and star of 30 Rock and Modern Family Jane Krakowski gave a show-stopping performance at Rose Brooks Center’s 27th annual Cabaret. The March 9th event was held at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Proceeds supported Rose Brooks’ mission to provide safe futures for women, children and pets escaping violence.

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