Event Extras

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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Crescendo Benefactors’ Party

Friends of the Conservatory of Music and Dance at UMKC
The Benefactors’ Party for the Friends of the Conservatory of Music and Dance at UMKC’s Crescendo was held on November 4th at the beautiful home of Joan and Byron Thompson. The Byron Thompson family and Country Club Bank were the hosts of the lovely event. Crescendo was held on November 7th at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.
Also featured in the December 6th issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit: Larry F.

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