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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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Cheers to Volunteers

Jenn Hull

Dedication and compassion are words often used to describe Komen Kansas City volunteer and Early Childhood Special Education teacher Jenn Hull. For eight years, Jenn has been a committee member for Komen Kansas City Race for the Cure and has chaired the areas of Survivor Recognition and Kids for the Cure. Jenn is currently serving as co-chairman for the 20th Annual Susan G. Komen Kansas City Race for the Cure.

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In the Spotlight

Paint the Town
September 21st is the date for the Saint Luke’s Foundation’s Paint the Town event. The fete will be held poolside at the InterContinental Kansas City Hotel overlooking the Plaza Art Fair and will feature a “Brazilian Carnival” theme. Guests will enjoy listening to wonderful musicians and watching some of Our Town’s best artists create and perform. Britton and Rick Norden, Michelle and Dr.

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Party with a Purpose

AIDS Walk Kansas City
June 12th was the date for the AIDS Walk Kansas City’s Party with a Purpose Patrons’ Party. The event was held in the amazing gardens of Marianne and Ralph Getchell. Guests enjoyed cocktails, a delicious repast and entertainment by the Village Gypsy Jazz Band. 
Also featured in the August 24th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Karen Ledford

Josh Strodtman, Shawn Mullane and Michael Lintecum

David Hughes, Jr.

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