Event Extras

Holiday Party

The Symphony League
Indian Hills Country Club was the beautiful setting for The Symphony League’s Holiday Party on December 11th. Anne Elsberry passed the president’s gavel to Sandy Jackson, and Pamela Fleischer presented a check for $700,000 to Frank Byrne, the Kansas City Symphony; for the proceeds from the 2014 Symphony Ball. Shirley Helzberg received the Symphony League’s 25-year pin from Kathy Scaglia.

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Holiday at the Farm

Angel Board of The Children’s Place
December 4th was the date for the Angel Board of The Children’s Place’s Holiday at the Farm. Guests enjoyed delicious wine, hors d’oeuvres, wonderful shopping, and entertainment by classical guitarist Charlie Matson at Noel’s in Mission Farms. Proceeds support the youngest survivors of abuse, neglect and other childhood traumas at The Children’s Place.

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Mistletoe Party

Kansas City Young Matrons
The beautiful home of Tina and Jeff Montgomery was the setting for the Kansas City Young Matrons’ Mistletoe Party. Members enjoyed cocktails, delicious fare and fun conversation at the festive event.

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45th Celebration

Discover Yourself
ReDiscover’s 45th Celebration was held on November 14th at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. The festive event featured a cocktail reception, a gourmet dinner, silent and live auctions, and entertainment from Grammy and Tony Award-winner Jennifer Holliday. ReDiscover’s programs provide quality mental health and substance abuse services to more than 8,000 individuals annually.

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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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