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All We Want for Christmas…

‘Tis the season for giving!
Continuing our tradition of helping the Kansas City community, please consider making a donation to one of the deserving non profits listed below. Donations can be given directly to the non profit or dropped off at The Independent offices. More non-profits’ wishes will be listed in future issues and on our Facebook page @The Independent: Kansas City’s Journal of Society, on Twitter @KCIndependent or on Instagram @theindependentkc.

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Congratulations Mr. and Mrs. Wissing!

Erin Gibson Kerr and Geoffrey Alan Wissing were married on October 13th in Charlottesville, Virginia. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hunter Snell of Charlottesville and Mr. Everett Gibson Kerr of Our Town. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Wilkie Wood of Charlottesville and Mr. and Mrs. Whitney Edward Kerr of Prairie Village. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Ray Wissing of Ashburn, Virginia, and the late Angela Morris Wissing.

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American Girl Fashion Show

The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties
November 9th was the date for The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties’ American Girl Fashion Show at Deer Creek Country Club. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Kansas Children’s Service League.

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In the Spotlight

10th Annual Red Hot Night
February 8th is the date for Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics’ 10th Annual Red Hot Night. Mikel and Dave Flickinger and Stacie and Kevin Needham are the honorary co-chairmen. The event will be held in the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center.

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Kansas City Art Institute

Janet K. Meyer Miller Terrace
The dedication of the new Janet K. Meyer Miller terrace was held on September 25th at the Kansas City Art Institute.
Also featured in the November 16th issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit: Mark McDonald

Lucille Moriarty, Mary Kate Bird, Dr. Patrick Moriarty, and Deborah Bird


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