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The Independent Magazine’s Cover Features KVC’s 2015 Gala On Fire, Planning Officially Underway

Planning is officially underway for KVC’s Gala on Fire, an annual upscale party that raises funds to enrich the lives of children and families served by KVC. The latest issue of The Independent: Kansas City’s Journal of Society features six women of VanBrock, a private jeweler in Leawood, Kan., who are chairing the event for the second year: Bonne Illig, Kim Stevens, Debbie Douville, Lenise Ward, Ashlee Bressel and Jenni Howard.

This year’s Gala on Fire will take place on Saturday, Nov. 21. It will once again take place at the Historic Firestone Building located at 2001 Grand Boulevard in Kansas City, Mo.

The Independent cover featuring 2015 KVC Health Systems Gala Chairs from VanBrock - Bonne IlligKVC is building anticipation, calling it “a night that’s going to sizzle” and “an experience to warm your heart.” While details have not yet been announced, partygoers can get an idea of what to expect from past years. Last year’s Gala featured amazing performances by MoonDrop Circus and Atlantic Express and live painting demonstrations by local artists Allan Chow and Rebecca Pashia. The Young Friends of KVC added a fired-up after-party just across the street from the historic Firestone building at The Cashew.

The Independent cover shows the women of VanBrock with a gorgeous 2016 Mercedes that partygoers (and even those who may not be able to attend) can enter to drive. Learn more about how you can spend 2016 driving a Mercedes C300W4.

KVC is actively seeking corporate sponsors of all levels, as well as individuals who want to donate or volunteer. The event benefits thousands of children and families, including many in foster care or waiting to be adopted and many others who are receiving in-home family support to safely prevent the need for foster care. To learn how you can get involved, contact Lauren Anderson at (913) 322-4944 or