The Whole Person will present their “Night of Independence Awards Gala - An Evening in Paris” on Friday, September 24 at The Abbott Event Space. This annual evening of giving, honors individuals, businesses, and organizations that are working to further The Whole Person’s mission to provide independent living services and programming for people with disabilities in the Greater Kansas City metropolitan area. Honorees include Dr. Mark T. Fisher; City of Kansas City, MO Parks and Recreation; Worcester Investments; and Mona Randolph, posthumously. Jennifer Salva and Logan Weed serve as event Co-Chairs, alongside Emcee Kelly Eckerman, KMBC 9 News anchor, at the in-person and virtual event. The Parisian-themed gala includes dinner, a silent and live auction, strolling entertainers, and a special fund-a-need for The Whole Person Foundation which supports home modifications for people with disabilities throughout the Kansas City metro area.