Event Extras

Notre Dame de Sion School

Lights, Camera, Auction! 
Notre Dame de Sion School’s Gala Auction was held on March 1st at Starlight Theatre. Guests enjoyed a delicious meal from Chef Ted Habiger, Room 39; and an exciting live auction. Dawn Diamond, 1986 alumna; won the raffle and Angus Dwyer was the happy winner of a Toyota RAV4.

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Everyone Wins When Cancer Loses.

2014 Man & Woman of the Year 
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Mid-America Chapter’s 2014 Man & Woman of the Year winners will be announced at the Grand Finale on May 29th at Kansas City Marriott Downtown. For the next 10 weeks, the 22 candidates will raise funds to reach their goal of $500,000. Each dollar counts as one vote. Voting begins March 20th. Vote for your favorite candidate at www.mwoy.org/kc.

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Top Ten Party

Celebrating Success
On February 20th, The Independent and Nonprofit Connect hosted a Top Ten Party at The Bean Hangar at The Roasterie. Emcee John Holt announced the Top Ten Events of 2013.  The 2014 Rising Stars of Philanthropy were also celebrated. Guests enjoyed delicious fare from Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions, while celebrating Our Town’s commitment to philanthropy.

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WIN for KC

Women’s Sports Awards Celebration
WNBA star and three-time Olympic gold medalist Tamika Catchings was the keynote speaker at the 2014 Women’s Sports Awards Celebration, which kicked off WIN for KC’s 20th anniversary on January 31st at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. 
Also featured in the March 8th issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit: Laura Fitzgibbons Photography

Dan Dickinson received his award from Sara McMillan.

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Warm Welcome

Diane Lees Event
The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial welcomed Diane Lees, United Kingdom’s Imperial War Museums; on January 10th for a day at the Museum. Museum Trustee Brad Bergman donated a tail assembly fin from a French Breguet XVI B2 Bomber.

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