Event Extras

Camp WIN

I Play. I WIN.
Campers at WIN for KC’s Camp WIN enjoyed learning 14 new sports and fitness activities from June 3rd through 6th at St. Teresa’s Academy. Camp WIN offers a fun, safe and encouraging environment to empower young girls in Our Town. 
Also featured in the July 13th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: WIN for KC

Callie Sims
Camryn Cohen

Josie Kaine and Bailey Swyden

Sumaya Qadi

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The Jewel Ball

Prelude Party
The Jewel Ball Prelude Party was held on May 30th at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Janet Russell was the honorary chairman of The Jewel Ball, and Margi Pence served as the chairman.
Also featured in the June 29th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit:  Mary S. Watkins and Mark McDonald

Amy Sachse and Nancy Sachse

Mike and Nancy Thiessen flanked Betsi Waldeck, page.

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Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary

Lovely Luncheon
May 15th was the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary Spring Luncheon at Homestead Country Club. Rebecca Laughlin served as the chairman. Major Sharon Smith installed the officers for the 2013-2014 year, and Linda Scardino, founder of Gentle Changes; was the guest speaker.

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Newhouse Shelter

Inspired Celebrations 
Newhouse Shelter hosted Inspired Celebrations: Eating, Drinking and Decorating for the Creative Host recently at the Overland Park Convention Center. The weekend included two luncheons featuring speakers Joan and Dr. James O’Keefe and Mary Carol Garrity. Guests also enjoyed an expo, cocktails, a fashion show by feng boutique, an auction of 46 aprons designed by local artists, and a chef competition hosted by Chef Jasper Mirabile.

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