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Kansas City Ballet Guild – 2022 Fall Luncheon

Indian Hills Country Club was the site for Kansas City Ballet Guild’s annual Fall Luncheon, which was held on September 8th. President Melissa Ford greeted the guests, who were treated to a beautiful preview of the upcoming season by members of the Kansas City Ballet Second Company.

Vicki Baxter, Lisa Sirridge, and Grace Ingham


Dancers Trinity Santoro and Ian Anderson-Conlon, Kansas City Ballet Second Company


Carolyn Price, Kathy Anderson, Cindy Wurm, Susan Bubb, Megan Bubb, and Wendy Melland


Dr. John and Karen Yungmeyer, Craig Sole, Patricia Fredman, and Beverly Evans

Featured in the October 29, 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…