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Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy – 2024 Civic Service Award Celebration

Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy will proudly bestow its Civic Service Award to Mindy Corporon on March 10, 2024 at the Academy’s 50th Civic Service Celebration, to be held at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. As the co-founder of the non-profit organization, SevenDays, in response to tragedy, Mindy Corporon is being honored for her work to overcome hate with kindness and understanding through education and dialogue. HBHA is celebrating 57 years of educating and developing a diverse community of Jewish students, while cultivating independent and ethical leaders. 

Civic Service Award Honoree Mindy Corporon


Mindy Corporon, honoree; posed with second grade students from Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy.


Adam Tilove, Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy; and Mindy Corporon, honoree

Featured in the October 14, 2023 issue of The Independent. 


2024 Class of Rising Stars – Amy Barnthouse

Known for her extensive charitable work in Kansas City, Amy Barnthouse has earned her recognition as one of The Independent’s  Rising Stars of 2024. For many years, she has dedicated…

2024 Starry Night at Starlight

The stars will be out – all of the Starry Night at Starlight stars, that is! On July 27th, a group of Kansas City’s most dynamic charitable movers and shakers…

The Kansas City Ballet Guild – 57th annual Ballet Ball

The Kansas City Ballet Guild will host its 57th annual Ballet Ball on December 7th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. The Nutcracker Ball will help celebrate…

Kansas City Girls Preparatory Academy – Leading with Love

Kansas City Girls Preparatory Academy will host a celebration to mark its first five years on September 6th at Loews Kansas City Hotel. Members of the Celebration Committee for Leading…