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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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.
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.
Party With a Purpose
The 12th Annual Treads & Threads will roar into the Kansas Speedway on September 6th to benefit The University of Kansas Hospital. This party with a purpose will feature country music duo Big & Rich and delicious fare from more than 20 top local restaurants, caterers and dessert specialists. The Sunderland Family are the honorary chairmen, and Peggy and Terry Dunn are serving as the chairmen.
Dr. Anthony Fangman, chairman
Dr. Anthony Fangman, Saint Luke’s Health System; is serving as the chairman of the 32nd annual Spelman Golf Classic on June 7th at Paradise Pointe Golf Complex. The event is a benefit for Saint Luke’s North Hospital and will feature breakfast, lunch and a two-man or four-man scramble. Proceeds will help fund 3D breast tomosynthesis technology at the Center for Women’s Care.