Center Stage

St. Teresa’s Academy Auction

Swinging On A Star

St. Teresa’s Academy Auction, Swinging on a Star, swings into town on November 17th. Larry Moore will be the emcee. Auction organizers met recently to finalize preparations for the annual gala, which includes a gourmet dinner and live and silent auctions.
Also featured in the November 10th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit:  Chris Wilborn

(Seated) Nan Bone, St.

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The Gift of Hope, A Night of Giving

Philanthropic Benefit Ball 2012-2013

The Gift of Hope, A Night of Giving will be held on January 26th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown hosted by Kansas City Young Matrons. The evening will include cocktails, a sit-down dinner, a live auction and dancing to KOKOMO. Proceeds will support Hope Faith Ministries, a day center for the homeless serving 900 to 1,200 individuals each day. Kay and Mike Cillessen and Sandy and Matt Miller are the honorary co-chairmen.

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The Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City

A Good Foundation

       Linda Jordan, incoming board president

Linda Jordan was elected recently to become the new Board President for The Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City. Linda is excited to provide leadership for the Foundation toward its mission to enhance and improve financial self-sufficiency in a comprehensive way for women and girls in our community.

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In The Spotlight

39th Annual Snow Ball

Bob and Judy Hoehn, honorary presidents; and Jeanne and Charlie Haake, presidents

The 39th Annual Snow Ball benefiting Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas will be held on January 19th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Judy and Bob Hoehn are the honorary presidents, and Jeanne and Charlie Haake are the presidents. Guests will enjoy an evening celebration with a cocktail reception, formal dinner and dancing into the night.

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Holiday Homes Tour

Kappa Kappa Gamma

The Greater Kansas City Alumnae Association of Kappa Kappa Gamma’s Kappa Holiday Homes Tour is set for December 4th and 5th. Four beautiful area homes in  Prairie Village, Mission Hills and Kansas City will open their doors for the 61st annual event. Guests will enjoy holiday-themed floral designs in each home from local florists and a Gift and Gourmet Shop at Homestead Country Club.

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