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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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Message in a Bottle

First Call Alcohol/Drug Prevention & Recovery
September 17th was the date for First Call Alcohol/Drug Prevention & Recovery’s third annual Message in a Bottle: A Celebration of Healing at the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial. Lena Price and Tom Cohen were the chairmen of the event which featured keynote speakers and best-selling authors David Sheff and Nic Sheff.

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Alex Couchonnal McManus

Spotlight on Centurions
As part of the Centurions Program, Class of 2014,  Alex Couchonnal McManus is co-chairman of the community leadership committee, where she identifies board member positions and provides leadership training opportunities. Alex is currently the business development manager at Bayer HealthCare – Animal Health, where she works to acquire new products, technology and companies to increase the critical mass of the Animal Health business.

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Fall Forum
MOCSA’s 10th annual Johnson County Fall Forum was held on October 8th at the Overland Park Marriott. Kay and Tom Martin were the honorary chairmen, and Michele Manne Neylon and Vince Sabia served as the co-chairmen. Dr. David Lisak was the keynote speaker.

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