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26th Annual Holiday Mart

Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri
Thousands of eager shoppers will once again head to Bartle Hall from October 17th through 20th for the Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri’s 26th annual Holiday Mart, which will celebrate a century of service. During the course of the last 100 years, the League has worked with more than 350 community partners in Our Town to provide $14 million in funding and 2.2 million volunteer hours.

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Congratulations Emily and Gallagher!

Engagement 
Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Kenneth Walkup of Overland Park are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Elise Walkup, to Kevin Gallagher Ring, the son of Dr. and Mrs. Kevin Francis Ring of Mission Hills. Emily is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Cassius O. Miller, Jr. and the late Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Walkup. She is a graduate of Notre Dame de Sion High School.

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Congratulations Melissa & Casey!

Engagement

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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