Event Extras

Blue Carpet Event

The Family Conservancy
September 26th was the date for The Family Conservancy’s annual Blue Carpet Event. Rykelle Seger from the Student Assistance Program was the featured speaker. Guests enjoyed delicious cocktails, dinner and silent and live auctions at Studio Dan Meiners.  The Martha Comment family was the honorary co-chairmen.

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Centennial of the Great War

National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
September 27th was the date for a special event hosted by Mary Beth and Tom Butch at their beautiful home in Loch Lloyd in support of the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial in conjunction with the Centennial of the Great War. Tom serves as chairman of the board of trustees.

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A Farm to Table Dinner

Under a Harvest Moon
Powell Gardens’ sixth annual Under a Harvest Moon – A Farm to Table Dinner was held on September 21st. Chef Linda Duerr, The River Club; and her husband, Leon Bahlmann, executive chef at Claridge Court; created a festive meal full of fall produce and local fare. Diane and Ford Brent were the honorary chairmen, and Sheldon Andrew served as the chairman. Proceeds support youth education programs at Powell Gardens.

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The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky exhibit recently opened at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Special celebrations were held at the Museum from September 16th through the 18th. The exhibition will be on display through January 11th. The show opened at musée du quai Branly in Paris in April of 2014 and will move to The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City in March of 2015.

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9th Annual Carnival for CASA

Jackson County CASA
More than 630 guests enjoyed Jackson County CASA’s 9th Annual Carnival for CASA on September 13th at Paradise Park. Bethany and Tony Miller were the honorary chairmen. Proceeds support the training of volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children who are under court protection.
Also featured in the November 1st issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit:  Todd Riggins

Natalie Miller and Emma Adkins had fun with Sluggerrr.

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