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Congratulations Mr. and Mrs. Raab!

Katherine Michelle Martin and Kenneth Scott Raab were married on June 1st at St. John’s Church at Lafayette Square in Washington, D.C. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Baxter Martin of Leawood, and the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Samuel Beasley and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Thomas Martin. Her groom is the son of Mrs. Charles H. Raab of Walnutport, Pennslyvania, and the late Mr. Raab. He is the grandson of Mrs. Lawrence W.

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Ready * Dress * Go

Kemper Gala! All Dressed Up
Exhibit your personal style and creativity at Kemper Gala! All Dressed Up, which will be held on October 12th at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. A Patrons’ Party will take place on September 26th at Kemper East. 
Also featured in the August 24th issue of The Independent 

Clark and Tavia Hunt, honorary chairmen

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A Big Slick Weekend

Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics’ Big Slick Celebrity Weekend was a fabulous success. Kansas Citians enjoyed a Wiffle Ball game on July 19th at Kauffman Stadium, a Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament at Harrah’s Kansas City and the Big Slick Party and Auction at the Midland Theater on July 20th. Julie and Mark McKee, Gloria Rudd and Kathy and Dan Sudeikis served as the co-chairmen.

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Cheers for Challenger

YMCA of Greater Kansas City
The YMCA of Greater Kansas City’s seventh annual Cheers for Challenger wine tasting and auction was held on July 11th. Jenny Burkhead served as the chairman of the event which featured Trent Green and other local sports celebrities. Guests enjoyed delicious hors d’oeuvres and an auction to benefit the YMCA of Greater Kansas City’s Challenger program.

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Young Friends of Art Summer White Party

Under the Tuscan Sunset

“Under the Tuscan Sunset” was the theme of the Young Friends of Art Summer White Party. Kristina Carlson and Boyce Richardson were the co-chairmen. The event was held on July 12th at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Guests sported white attire and enjoyed cocktails, delicious fare and entertainment by DJ Ashton Martin. 
Also featured in the August 24th issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit: J.

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