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Walk For Change 2013

Reducing Poverty one Step at a Time

Walk For Change 2013 will be held on June 22nd at the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport. Allison and Mike Haggerty and Nicole and Steve Pierce are the co-chairmen. Proceeds from the event will benefit Catholic Charities of Kansas City – St. Joseph.
Also featured in the May 4th issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit: Jason Atherton

Mike and Allison Haggerty and Steve and Nicole Pierce, co-chairmen

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42 Premiere

Waddell & Reed
April 11th was the date Waddell & Reed hosted a star-studded screening of the film 42 at AMC BarryWoods 24. The evening benefited the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and the Kansas City Sports Commission.

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CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties

Promise of Hope
April 4th was the date for CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties’ Promise of Hope Luncheon at the Ritz Charles. Michelle Privette shared her story of how her Court Appointed Special Advocate, Columbus Heard; helped her to change her life. Lenore Hammer received the 2013 Promise of Hope Award.

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Stems: A Garden Soiree

Garden of Earthly Delights
Mark your calendars for June 22nd for Stems: A Garden Soiree at the Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. Jill and Mayor Carl Gerlach will serve as the honorary chairmen. Stroll through the beautiful gardens, savor food and wine, music, en plein air art, and fireworks. The event is presented by the Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park.

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June Jubilee

Rachel and Fared Adib, honorary chairmen

June 8th is the date for SAFEHOME’s June Jubilee to be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton. Guests will enjoy a gourmet dinner, live and silent auctions and a special performance by Marilyn Maye. Rachel and Fared Adib are the honorary chairmen, and Barbara Patterson and Lenora Ivy are serving as the co-chairmen. Proceeds will support SAFEHOME’s mission to break the cycle of domestic violence and partner abuse in our community.

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