Event Extras

45th Symphony Designers’ Showhouse

The Kansas City Symphony Alliance
The Designers of the 45th Symphony Designers’ Showhouse were celebrated recently at the Designers’ Toast Party 2014. The Kansas City Symphony Alliance has hosted the longest-running, continuous Showhouse event in the country. This year’s stunning design work was featured at 1246 West 59th Street.

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Fur Ball Gala

Wayside Waifs
May 10th was the date for Wayside Waifs annual Fur Ball Gala at the Overland Park Convention Center. The score card of fun included an all-star “tail”gate, dinner, silent and live auctions, and adorable puppies and kittens. More than 1,000 guests attended the sold-out baseball themed event, “Our Waifs Are in a League of Their Own.

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Gentlemen’s Serenade

The Jewel Ball
The Gentlemen’s Serenade took place at Mission Hills Country Club on June 8th. The Gentlemen of The Jewel Ball enjoyed tea sandwiches and desserts, learned about good manners and serenaded their mothers and grandmothers.
Also featured in the July 12th issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit: Mary S.

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Man & Woman of the Year

Grand Finale

Many kudos go to the 22 candidates at the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Man & Woman of the Year Grand Finale, which took place on May 29th at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. The 2014 Man & Woman of the Year were Abbey Brockman and Tyler Paytas.

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Hats Off to Mothers Luncheon

United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Kansas City
Barbara Storm was the chairman of the Hats Off to Mothers Luncheon on May 16th at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. The event, a benefit for United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Kansas City, honored seven women from Our Town for their ability to balance motherhood and family life with personal achievement and service to our community. 
Also featured in the June 28th issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit:  Larry F.

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