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Red Shoe Shindig

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City
Red Shoe Shindig was held on September 7th at Arrowhead Stadium’s North Club. More than $375,000 was raised for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City to provide a home away from home for sick children and their families. Shelly and Andy Iseman were the honorary chairmen.

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The American Heart Association

Helping Hearts
August 19th and 20th were the dates for the fourth annual Charlie and Kathy Koehler Charity Auction & Golf Tournament. Pat Murphy was the golf chairman, and Kathy Koehler served as the auction chairman. Proceeds support The American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women heart health movement.

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Alice Ayr Beardsley

Crib Note  
A pink bundle of joy named Alice Ayr Beardsley arrived on August 6th. She weighed seven pounds, 11 ounces. Ali has blue eyes and golden hair. Her proud parents are Courtney and Douglas Beardsley of Portland, Oregon. Ali’s grandparents are Dr. and Mrs. Roger Paul Jackson of Our Town and Theresa Beardsley and Samuel C. Beardsley of Portland, Oregon. She is the great-granddaughter of Mrs. Richard Wade of Beaverton, Oregon.

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Ghosts of Hollywood

Saint Luke’s Foundation
October 26th is the date for Saint Luke’s Foundation’s Boo Ball. The event will take place at The Pavilion at John Knox Village and guests will enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres, costume contests, silent and live auctions, and live entertainment. Proceeds will support cancer care at Saint Luke’s East Hospital. 
Also featured in the September 21st issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit: Tim Ross

(Front row) Dr.

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