Event Extras

Centennial Gala

Mission Hills Country Club
The evening of 12-13-14 was an extraordinary one at Mission Hills Country Club. Members celebrated the Club’s 100th Anniversary at the Centennial Gala and enjoyed dinner, drinks and mingling into the night.

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Massman, Mr. and Mrs. David Staker, Mr. and Mrs. James Stowers, and Mr. and Mrs. John McClelland

(Clockwise from left) Mrs. Bryan Norton, Mr. Richard Linville, Mrs. George Brett, Mr. Pat McGannon, Mrs.

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The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce

Annual Dinner
The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Dinner was held at the Kansas City Convention Center. Daymond John, a regular on Shark Tank; was the keynote speaker. Outgoing Board Chairman Roshann Parris and Incoming Board Chairman Terry Dunn were honored, and University of Missouri – Kansas City Chancellor Leo Morton was named the Kansas Citian of the Year.

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Suspenders & Stilettos

The Children’s Place
December 6th was the date for the Young Advisory Board of The Children’s Place’s fourth annual Suspenders & Stilettos at Pennway Place. The event was a benefit for The Children’s Place, and guests enjoyed a wine wall and live entertainment from The Magnetics.

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Patron Preview

Kansas City Art Institute
December 4th was the date for the Kansas City Art Institute’s Patron Preview. The event was held the evening prior to the public opening of the end-of-semester exhibition and sale. Guests visited studio departments throughout the campus, viewed student artwork of all kinds and enjoyed a sumptuous dinner. 
Also featured in the January 26th issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit:  Mark McDonald

Bill and Regina Kort posed in the sculpture studios.

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Fabulous Film
The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial was the site for a reception and special screening of Unbroken on December 16th. Guests enjoyed a preview screening of the film, auction items including a copy of the Unbroken book that was signed by Louie Zamperini and a reception and tour of the Museum with former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Richard Myers.

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