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JCRB|AJC – Henry W. Bloch Human Relations Event

November 19th is the date for the Henry W. Bloch Human Relations Event, hosted by the Jewish Community Relations Bureau|AJC. Bill Berkley, Lisa Ginter, Gordon Lansford, Madeleine McDonough, Jeff Simon, and Bridgette Williams are the co-chairs for the festivities, which will be held at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center. Joe Reardon will be the recipient of the Henry W. Bloch Human Relations Award. The late Henry W. Bloch was the inspiration for the Henry W. Bloch Human Relations Award, which is annually presented to a forward-thinking leader who impacts our community.  For more than 75 years, the Jewish Community Relations Bureau|AJC has worked to fight antisemitism, racism and bigotry, and to build bridges of understanding throughout the Kansas City community.

Joe Reardon, honoree; and the late Henry W. Bloch

Featured in the September 16, 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…