Center Stage

Rose Brooks Center

Casino and Auction Night
On October 26th, Rose Brooks Center is hosting their Casino and Auction Night at the Sheraton Overland Park. Kate and David Banks are serving as the co-chairmen. The evening will feature casino games galore, live and silent auctions and a delicious dinner. For tickets, visit

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In the Spotlight

The Salvation Army
John Sherman will serve as The Salvation Army’s 2013 Christmas Campaign chairman. He will oversee the money raised during the campaign which will help fund food pantries, homeless shelters, emergency assistance, and substance abuse programs throughout the year.
Also featured in the October 5th issue of The Independent 

John Sherman, chairman

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63rd Annual Community Ball and Cotillion

Rich Tradition

The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties will hold its 63rd Annual Community Ball and Cotillion on December 7th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Julie and Trent Green are serving as the honorary chairmen. The Cotillion will honor 40 high school senior girls and boys and three high school juniors as alternates.

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Ghosts of Hollywood

Saint Luke’s Foundation
October 26th is the date for Saint Luke’s Foundation’s Boo Ball. The event will take place at The Pavilion at John Knox Village and guests will enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres, costume contests, silent and live auctions, and live entertainment. Proceeds will support cancer care at Saint Luke’s East Hospital. 
Also featured in the September 21st issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit: Tim Ross

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The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

October 12th is the date for The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art’s All Dressed Up gala at the Museum. Guests will enjoy delicious cocktails and fare from Cafe Sebastienne, a performance by the 14-piece jazz orchestra Vine Street Rumble, an opportunity to see the new exhibition, Dressed Up; and a late-night tent with food trucks and entertainment by DJ Ashton Martin. A Patrons’ Party will be held on September 26th at Kemper East.

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