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Cristo Rey Kansas City – 17th Annual Dancing with the Kansas City Stars

Cathy and Chip Toth are serving as the honorary chairs for Cristo Rey Kansas City’s 17th Annual Dancing with the Kansas City Stars, “A Red Carpet Extravaganza.” Susan Spencer, Christy Hartner, and Sarah Walsh are the event co-chairs. The festivities will be held at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center on March 25th. are the contestants. The contestants were announced at The Big Reveal event, which was held on December 14th at The Kansas City Irish Center. Dancing for a wonderful cause will be Tanika Bullock, Jen DeMeyer, Heather Hurd, Tommy Mancuso, Mark McKee, Scott Rogers, Lydia Taylor, and Terri Thompson. Proceeds support a Catholic, college- and career-prep education for high school students with economic need.

Tamara Sanders, dance professional; with Jen DeMeyer, contestant    


Terri Thompson, contestant; with Kris Haney, dance professional 

Featured in the February 4, 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…