Event Extras

KidsTLC Open

Tee It Up
The KidsTLC Open was held on July 13th at Shadow Glen Golf Club. The 13th annual event featured a whiskey tasting, hand rolled cigars and a unique Splash Shot Challenge. Devin Schuster and Kyle Tucker served as the co-chairmen.

George Brett, David Rismiller, Jr.

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FuzzyFotosKC

Fuzzy, Feathered & Furry Friends
FuzzyFotosKC is a photo contest featuring fuzzy, feathered and furry friends. Contestants work in creative ways to inspire friends, family, colleagues, and the animal loving public to cast a vote for their team. Each dollar counts as one vote, and all of the proceeds will support the lifesaving work of the Kansas City CARE Clinic and Great Plains SPCA. Vote for your favorite fuzzy friend at www.fuzzyfotoskc.com through August 31st.

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Under a Blue Moon

Garden Party & Rare Plant Auction
Diane Phillips and Larry McMullen served as co-chairmen of the 12th annual Under a Blue Moon Garden Party and Rare Plant Auction, “Blue Moon Over Cuba,” on June 7th at Powell Gardens. Partygoers dressed in their best Cuban attire and enjoyed delicious fare from Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions and silent and live auctions.

Peter and Lynne Brown

Guests enjoyed a Cuban-themed dinner under the tent.

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CASA SuperHero 5K Run/Walk

Hooray For Heroes
The second annual CASA SuperHero 5K Run/Walk, “Every Child Needs a Hero, but Abused Children Need SuperHeroes,” was held on June 14th at Corporate Woods. Patty and Mick Matthews were the honorary chairmen, and Bryan Busby served as the emcee.

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Child Abuse Prevention Association

40 Years Of CaringĀ 
CAPA’s 40 year commitment to the safety and well-being of children and families in Eastern Jackson County was recently celebrated by 250 guests. Brad Speaks served as the emcee. The Dawn Beye Legacy Award was presented to the members of the Junior Service League of Independence for founding CAPA in 1975.

Board President Kirk Beye with Shelly Hall

Guests enjoyed delicious cake at the celebration.

Emcee Brad Speaks addressed the guests.

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