Center Stage

League Leader

Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri
Marissa Schaffner is honored to serve as the president of the Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri, during its 100th year commemoration. One of the centennial events will be a community luncheon which will be held on September 20th at Bartle Hall with guest speaker Hoda Kotb from the Today Show. The JLKCMO’s Holiday Mart, will be held from October 17th through the 20th at Bartle Hall.

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In the Spotlight

Spofford’s Butterfly Gala
October 19th is the date for Spofford’s Butterfly Gala at the DoubleTree by Hilton. Janine and Doug Nickerson and  Dede and Paty Daves are serving as the co-chairmen. Guests will enjoy cocktails, dinner and silent and live auctions. Proceeds from the event will provide residential and community-based treatment for the children at Spofford.

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Jewel Ball Chairman

Margaret Hall Pence
The fifty-ninth Jewel Ball, a benefit for The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and the Kansas City Symphony, was held on June 15th at The Museum. Margaret Hall Pence (Mrs. William Keith Pence) served as the chairman. She wore an exclusive couture gown designed by Carlos Ramirez of Liancarlo.

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Johnson County Fall Forum

Educating Society
MOCSA’s 10th annual Johnson County Fall Forum will be held on October 8th at the Overland Park Marriott. Kay and Tom Martin are the honorary chairmen, and Michele Snyder and Vince Sabia are serving as the co-chairmen. Dr. David Lisak is the featured speaker.  
Also featured in the July 27th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: David Remley

Tom and Kay Martin, honorary chairmen

 
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In the Spotlight

Janice Fischer
Janice Fischer has been a member of the Kansas City Young Matrons since 2003 and was recently named its president. She has held many positions with KCYM, including director of membership, director of programs, director of associate sustaining members, new members chairman, and ways and means chairman.

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