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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City – Kids Night Out

Kids Night Out, a benefit for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City, was held on May 21st at the Overland Park Convention Center. Zalman Kohen was the honorary chairman, and Andy Burczyk served as the chairman. The evening’s program featured Abby Eden as the emcee, and Jayden, the Youth of the Year, as the speaker. Guests enjoyed cocktails, a delicious dinner, silent and live auctions, and a performance by the Brothers Osborne.

(Seated) Tiara Dixon, Laura Dixon, Carter Bentz, Teddy Dixon, Kathy Ross, Brad Patton, Lauren O’Dell Patton, and Jaimie Jardine (standing) Jonathon Jardine


Dr. Dred Scott, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City; with Ryan, Harper, and Taniyha


Simeon Daskalov, Ella Mullokandova, Jason Cupp, Veta Kohen, Zalman Kohen, honorary chairman; Adi Rosenblum, Jennifer Rosenblum, and Valerie Gindlesberger

Featured in the June 25, 2022 issue of The Independent.
Photo credit: Mark McDonald Photography


War Horses For Veterans – The Derby Party

War Horses for Veterans, founded by Andy and Patricia Brown, held its third annual fundraiser, The Derby Party, on May 4th. More than 400 guests watched the Kentucky Derby race…

Symphony League of Kansas City – Spring Luncheon

Lidia’s was the lovely location for the Symphony League of Kansas City’s annual Spring Luncheon on May 8th. Mandy Burditt and Trish Mayer were the co-chairmen. Nearly 60 members and…

Symphony League of Kansas City – Ball Kickoff

Symphony League members gathered at Amy Volini’s beautiful home recently to kick off preparations for the 2024 Symphony Ball, “NOVA.”Amy and Julie Sykes hosted the fun event, where Ball Chairman…

Saint Luke’s Foundation – Spirit of Philanthropy Awards

In the spirit of gratitude, Saint Luke’s Foundation hosted its Spirit of Philanthropy Awards celebration on April 18th at the 1900 Building. Being honored this year are: Philanthropists of the…