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Village Shalom

Celebrating Excellence
November 21st was the date for Village Shalom’s fifth annual Ages of Excellence Celebration at the Overland Park Convention Center. Bob Woodward, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist, was the featured speaker.

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Glitz and Glamour
Ozanam’s 30th Annual Hollywood Holiday Gala was held on December 5th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Rita and Lamar Hunt, Jr., were the honorary chairmen, and Karen and Chuck Peters served as the chairmen.

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Southwest Boulevard Family Health Care

Perfect Pair
Southwest Boulevard Family Health Care’s Champagne and Chocolate was held on November 3rd at the beautiful home of Steve Metzler and Brian Williams.  Tiffany Goddard and Courtney Goddard were the co-chairmen. 
Also featured in the January 11th issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit:  Chris Campbell


Tiffany Goddard and Courtney Goddard, co-chairmen

Steve Metzler, host; Dr.

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In the Spotlight

Debbie Ward and Ann Jandl are the co-chairmen for Great Plains SPCA’s Pawtini. The event will be held on March 29th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown and will feature a “Seeing Spots” theme. Guests will celebrate the tremendous growth that the no-kill animal welfare agency has achieved during the past year and help build a brighter future for thousands of pets and the people whose lives they enrich.

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The Kansas City Art Institute

Sneak Peek
December 5th was the date for The Kansas City Art Institute’s first-ever Patron Preview. Pam and Gary Gradinger were the chairmen of the event which was held the evening prior to the weekend-long end-of-semester exhibition and sale.

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