Center Stage

iAuction, Download Barstow, Upload Fun

In the Spotlight
The Barstow School’s iAuction, Download Barstow, Upload Fun event will be held on March 9th.  Guests will enjoy fabulous food, exciting items up for bid, games, prizes, and great community spirit. Sharon McDonald, Jennifer Kanan and Linda Olson are the co-chairmen.
Also featured in the January 12th issue of The Independent

Sharon McDonald, Jennifer Kanan and Linda Olson, co-chairmen

 
A slider with the ID of 2 was not found.

read more


Best of the Bard

Heart of America Shakespeare Festival’s
Romantic Revels Gala
February 2nd is the date for the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival’s Romantic Revels Gala at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Ed Milbank will be honored as Shakespeare’s Herald, and Anita and Gary Robb will receive the Founder’s Award. Merrily Jackson and Bernadette Ashcraft are the co-chairmen.

read more


Jake Jacobson

Centurion Spotlight
The Independent is proud to present a new feature covering members of the Centurion Leadership Program. The two-year program has more than 70 active leaders from diverse backgrounds, expanding their personal and professional networks throughout the community while helping those in need. 
Jake Jacobson is the chairman of the Centurions Leadership Program’s steering committee for 2012-2013. He is the social media manager for Garmin International.

read more


In the Spotlight

Kansas City Tip-Off
Kansas City’s Medicine Cabinet’s Kansas City Tip-Off event is set for March 9th at the Uptown Theater. Gretchen and Hans Gold and Marsha and Joel Voran are the honorary co-chairmen. The country music concert event celebrates its fifth anniversary this year and features 2011 American Idol winner, Scotty McCreery. Kansas City’s Medicine Cabinet began in 2005 to provide those in need with emergency medical assistance.

read more


Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics

Red Hot Night
Red Hot Night, benefiting Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics is set for February 2nd in the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center. The event will feature cocktails, dinner, a live auction, and entertainment by The Party Crashers. Beth and David Fowler and Beth and Pat McCown will serve as the honorary co-chairmen.

read more