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Sheffield Place – Off the Wall

October 8th was the date for Sheffield Place’s Off the Wall at The LEX at Municipal Auditorium. Peter Sunderman and Curt Thomas served as the honorary chairmen. More than 450 supporters enjoyed dinner, drinks, and local art to benefit programs for the homeless children and mothers at Sheffield Place.

Camden Hanzlick-Burton celebrated a winning bid at the live auction.


Bob Reece, Joyce Phelps, and Skyler Phelps


Jo Anne and Bill Dondlinger, Juliette Singer and Ian Spinks, Melissa Ford and Eric Molloy, Dr. John and Karen Yungmeyer, and Ken and Norma Buchwach


(Seated) Edie Downing, Lundy Joyce, Mary Katz, Cyndi James, Tom and Deb Swenson, Bill Lattimer, and Cynthia Schenken (standing) John Schenken

Featured in the November 26, 2022 issue of The Independent.
Photo Credit: J. Lew 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…