I On Philanthropy

Newhouse Shelter

Dead Girl roller derby
The Newhouse Shelter received a donation of $1,500 from the Dead Girl Derby roller derby league at the DGD’s game at River Roll in Riverside yesterday. This donation will help Newhouse provide safety, hope, and strength to abused women.
Also featured in the July 21st issue of The Independent
Roller derby players presented the check to Bridgette Mavec, Newhouse.
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Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary

The Icing on the Cake
The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary Spring Luncheon was held on May 16th at  Meadowbrook Country Club. The theme for this year’s luncheon was “The Icing on the Cake.” Major Cheryl Miller, Divisional Leader and Women’s Auxiliary Advisor; gave the invocation. Following a delightful lunch, the new officers for 2012-2013 were installed by Major Sharon Smith, Divisional Leader and Women’s Auxiliary Advisor.

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Subscriber Spotlight

Robin and Scott Boswell
Robin and Scott Boswell are both involved and dedicated to the Kansas City Repertory Theatre. Scott, who is on the board of directors and Robin are proud of the outstanding work the Rep is doing to benefiting young people across Kansas and Missouri with their education programs. Thank you, Robin and Scott, for all you do for the Kansas City Repertory Theatre!
Also featured in the July 7th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: J.

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The Pembroke Hill School

Giving Back
The Pembroke Hill School’s senior class participated in a Community Service Project on May 18th cleaning, refurbishing, building, and planting at the Strawberry Hill Community Garden. Several local organizations donated items to this charitable project: Sturgis Materials donated the stone, Loma Vista donated plants, soil and mulch came from Missouri Organic, paint and stain from Sherwin Williams, materials from Home Depot, and several area contractors generously donated their time.

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The Conservatory of Music and Dance

Simply Grand

The Women’s Committee for the Conservatory of Music and Dance at UMKC celebrated 71 years of service on April 18th at Indian Hills Country Club. The organization hosted Simply Grand, a scholarship benefit luncheon and silent auction. Julian Zugazagoitia of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art was the guest speaker, and the event featured outstanding performances by Conservatory students. Linda Horn served as the chairman.

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