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Fourth Annual Celebration Evening

First Call
September 16th is the date for First Call’s Fourth Annual Celebration Evening, “A Night of Courage and Recovery with Chris Herren” at The College Basketball Experience. Lena Price and Tom Cohen are the chairmen. NBA legend Chris Herren is the featured speaker. 
Also featured in the August 9th issue of The Independent 

Tom Cohen and Lena Price, chairmen

 
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27th annual Holiday Mart

Spectacular Shopping
The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri’s 27th annual Holiday Mart  will be held October 16th through the 19th at Bartle Hall. Erin Lambert and Kristen Brought are serving as the co-chairmen.
Also featured in the August 9th issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit:  Andrea Nigh Photography

Kristen Brought and Erin Lambert, co-chairmen

 
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Crittenton Children’s Center

Toast For The Children 
Crittenton Children’s Center’s 11th annual Toast For The Children will be held on October 9th at Starlight Theatre. Ellen Hockaday will be honored for her service to Crittenton and advocacy for children. Guests will enjoy a wine tasting, hearty hors d’oeuvres and silent and live auctions. Proceeds from the event support children who are dealing with the effects of trauma associated with abuse, neglect and mental illness.

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Johnson County Fall Forum

MOCSA
MOCSA’s 11th annual Johnson County Fall Forum will be held on October 10th at the Overland Park Marriott. Dr. Alan Heisterkamp is the featured speaker. Judy and Chuck Wells are the honorary chairmen, and Maureen Brady and Lucy McShane are serving as the co-chairmen.
Also featured in the July 26th issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit: David Remley

Chuck and Judy Wells, honorary chairmen

 
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Gilda’s Night with a View

Gilda’s Club Kansas City
September 27th is the date for Gilda’s Club Kansas City’s Gilda’s Night with a View. Savory sweets and treats and a unique live auction will be featured. Michelle and Joshua Kurzban, who are serving as the chairmen, have both been impacted by cancer and are excited to help others in Our Town, so that no one faces it alone.

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