Event Extras

Crescendo

Evening Of Splendor
November 7th was the date for the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance’s Crescendo. Deanna and Greg Graves were the honorary chairmen, and Katherine and Jim Schorgl served as the chairmen. Proceeds support scholarships, student travel and instruments and technology that students might not otherwise have.
Also featured in the December 13th issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit:  Larry F.

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War & Art

National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial 
Claudio Bisogniero, Ambassador of Italy to the United States, visited the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial on November 17th for a special reception in conjunction with the debut of War & Art, a new exhibition featuring photographs documenting the preservation of Italian art and cultural heritage during World War I.

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Black & Orange Bash

Child Abuse Prevention Association
The Bean Hangar at The Roasterie was the setting for the Child Abuse Prevention Association’s fifth annual Black & Orange Bash on October 24th. Guests enjoyed a costume contest, live music by The Chad Abernathy Band, exciting raffle items, and a Royals watch party as part of the World Series excitement.

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MOCSA

Johnson County Fall Forum
MOCSA’s Johnson County Fall Forum was held on October 10th at the Overland Park Marriott. More than 275 guests supported MOCSA programming and learned more about sexual violence prevention at the event. Dr. Alan Heisterkamp, a recognized educator and leader in the field of violence prevention, was the keynote speaker. Judy and Chuck Wells were the honorary chairmen, and Maureen Brady and Lucy McShane were the co-chairmen.

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