Center Stage

Urban Rendezvous III

Urban Ranger Corps

Urban Rendezvous III will be held on October 26th at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Joanne and John Bluford are the honorary chairmen, and Chris Hernandez is serving as the emcee. Guests will enjoy cocktails, dinner and a live auction. The Urban Ranger Corps is hosting the event which will benefit at-risk inner city youth.

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In the Spotlight

Hope Takes Flight

On October 20th, help HOPE take flight at the Spofford Butterfly Gala at the Doubletree Hotel. Christi and Joe Pribula, board member; and Janine and Doug Nickerson, board member; will serve as the co-chairmen. All proceeds will help Spofford provide the direct treatment needed for the children with emotional and behavioral disorders attributed to physical and sexual abuse, neglect and childhood mental illness.

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A Benefit for the Servants of Mary

Serving From the Heart

The 2012 Serving for the Heart Gala on October 6th will include a delicious dinner with silent and live auctions. The event will take place at Church of the Ascension and Mary Carol Garrity and Nell Hill’s will provide the fabulous decorations. Proceeds will benefit The Sisters, Servants of Mary who provide private nursing to the sick and terminally ill in Kansas City free of charge.

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Oppenheimer Collection Anniversary Gala

Amazing Art

         Tony and Marti Oppenheimer, honorees

Johnson County Community College will honor Marti and Tony Oppenheimer on September 29th with a gala at the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art. Marti and Tony have donated more than 150 works of art to the College over the past two decades.
Also featured in the September 1st issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Dusti Cunningham

 
 
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Truman Medical Center Mental Health

Benefit at the Bristol

            Ann and John Sundeen, chairmen

The 17th annual Benefit at the Bristol will be held on October 15th at The Bristol Seafood Grill in Leawood. Ann and John Sundeen will serve as the chairmen, and Janet and Ron Reimer are the honorary chairmen. Proceeds from the event will benefit Truman Medical Centers’ behavioral health programs.

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