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Congratulations Melissa & Casey!


Mr. and Mrs. Michael Goodwin Fate of Mission Hills are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Goodwin Fate, to Casey Jon Sansale, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Sansale of St. Paul, Minnesota. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Fredrick Schoenfeld of Mission Hills and the late Mr. Schoenfeld and Mrs. Jack Fate of Leawood and the late Mr. Fate. Melissa is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School.

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21st Annual Grants Awards Luncheon

The Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City

On December 6th, The Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City will host the 21st Annual Grants Awards Luncheon at the Sheraton Kansas City at Crown Center. Actress and advocate America Ferrera is the keynote speaker.

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Renovation Sensation

Patrons’ Party
September 17th was the date for Renovation Sensation Patrons’ Party. The event was held at the beautiful home of Lynn and Joe Poskin. Deb Schneider and Sheryl Kaplan were the co-chairmen. Proceeds benefit Shawnee Mission East’s SHARE Program.
Also featured in the October 19th issue of The Independent 

Allison Harding, Donna Bysfield, SMSD board member; Debbie Ward and Dr.

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Susan G. Komen Greater Kansas City Race for the Cure

20 Years of Giving
On August 11th, more than 20,000 supporters, volunteers  and breast cancer survivors gathered for the Susan G. Komen Greater Kansas City Race for the Cure. Guests enjoyed the Kids for the Cure Park, the Survivors Pavilion and the Survivors Parade. The annual event celebrated 20 years of breast cancer prevention and awareness in Our Town.

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Royal Welcome

Belles of the American Royal 
On September 6th, the 2013 BOTARs, escorts, royal escorts, and their families gathered at the American Royal Complex to celebrate the upcoming Ball with a fiesta buffet, music and dancing. Laura Beachy and Kristin Patterson were the co-chairmen. The 64th BOTAR Ball will be held on October 19th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.

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