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Kansas City Young Matrons

Civic Honoring Day
On October 7th, the Kansas City Young Matrons celebrated Civic Honoring Day at their historic Club House. Guests enjoyed a delicious lunch and Past Presidents, Silver Members, Life Members, and Honorary Members were honored.

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All We Want for Christmas…

‘Tis the season for giving!
Continuing our tradition of helping the Kansas City community, please consider making a donation to one of the deserving non profits listed below. Donations can be given directly to the non profit or dropped off at The Independent offices. More non-profits’ wishes will be listed in future issues and on our Facebook page @The Independent: Kansas City’s Journal of Society, on Twitter @KCIndependent or on Instagram @theindependentkc.

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American Girl Fashion Show

The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties
November 9th was the date for The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties’ American Girl Fashion Show at Deer Creek Country Club. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Kansas Children’s Service League.

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Alex Couchonnal McManus

Spotlight on Centurions
As part of the Centurions Program, Class of 2014,  Alex Couchonnal McManus is co-chairman of the community leadership committee, where she identifies board member positions and provides leadership training opportunities. Alex is currently the business development manager at Bayer HealthCare – Animal Health, where she works to acquire new products, technology and companies to increase the critical mass of the Animal Health business.

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