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MOCSA – Johnson County Fall Forum

Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA) held its 14th annual Johnson County Fall Forum at the Overland Park Sheraton on October 20th. Laura and Spence Fitzgibbons were the honorary chairmen, and Kristin Wing and Kathy Woodward served as co-chairmen. The Luncheon featured MOCSA’s Johnson County School District panel discussion on the Green Dot program (designed to decrease bullying, dating violence and harassment in schools), and Survivor Speaker Monica Gray shared her experiences with sexual violence. More than 340 guests attended the event, where they learned more about MOCSA and its services in Johnson County.

Spence and Laura Fitzgibbons, honorary chairmen; Julie Donelon, MOCSA; and Kristin Wing and Kathy Woodward, event co-chairmen


(Seated) Taylor Simpson, Lucy Coulson and Kristin Coulson (standing) Parquita Donelon and Chuck and Judy Wells


(Seated) Laura Fitzgibbons, honorary chairman; Rachel Brown and Sarah Baum (standing) Sarah Dee, Liz Brown, Anne Sanders, and Karen Holcomb

Also featured in the December 9, 2017 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Roy Inman 


Kids TLC – Benefit17

November 4th was the date for Kids TLC Benefit17. Sybil and Greg Orman served as chairmen for the event, which was held at the North Club at Arrowhead Stadium. There…

UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance – Crescendo 2017

Peggy and Terry Dunn were the honorary chairmen, and Dalene Bradford and Nancy Thiessen served as co-chairmen of UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance’s Crescendo 2017.  More than 1,100 guests…

Catholic Charities Foundation of NE KS – St. Martin of Tours Mass and Reception

November 10th was the date for Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas’ St. Martin of Tours Mass and Reception. The event recognized supporters of Catholic Charities’ annual Snow Ball, to…

ReDiscover – Take A Bite out of Stigma

The Roaring Twenties came to life at ReDiscover’s Take A Bite out of Stigma event on November 3rd at The Gallery Event Space. More than 370 guests celebrated the speakeasy…