Event Extras

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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“ROAR” Anniversary Gala

The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
October 11th was the date for The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art’s “ROAR” Anniversary Gala. Karen and Jack Holland were the honorary chairmen, and Christy Gautreaux, Scott Heidmann and Mary Kemper Wolf were the co-chairmen of the 20th anniversary event that featured endless libations, delicious fare from Café Sebastienne and fabulous entertainment.

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St. Martin of Tours Mass and Reception

Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas
November 7th was the date for Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas’ St. Martin of Tours Mass and Reception. Patrons of the Snow Ball enjoyed an inspirational Mass at Curé of Ars Catholic Church, followed by a reception hosted by Drs. Vicki and Greg Muehlebach. The Snow Ball will be held on January 24th.

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American Royal Parade

A Royal Time
The weather was gorgeous for the American Royal Parade. After the festivities, BOTARs and their escorts made their way to The Cashew for a great party. BOTARs Haleigh Harper, Ellie Hart, Vivian Ingram, Nicole Luby, Lindsay Bowers, Ericka Schubert, and Elyse Wilson served as the hosts.

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Casino & Auction Night

Rose Brooks Center
Anita and Dean Newton served as the chairmen of Rose Brooks Center’s Casino & Auction Night on October 11th. Guests put on their best poker faces and enjoyed cocktails, dinner, silent auction items, and gambling for a chance to win fabulous prizes. Proceeds from the event support Rose Brooks Center’s lifesaving services for survivors of domestic violence.

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