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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – 49th Annual Snow Ball

There were lots of fun gatherings in November and December to support the upcoming 49th Annual Snow Ball, to be held on January 21st at the Overland Park Convention Center. Friends of Church of the Nativity, St. Ann Catholic Church, and Church of the Ascension enjoyed the special events. Young professionals also supported Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas at the Snowflake Happy Hour, which was held at Country Club Bank at The Plaza. The organization’s mission is to serve neighbors of all faiths through help, hope, and hospitality.

Snowflake Happy Hour: Sean Teahan, Doug Howard, and Kelly Reburn


Snowflake Happy Hour: Henry Weiler, Conor Twibell, Jack Goldsborough, and Collin Thompson

Featured in the January 7, 2023 issue of The Independent.


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…