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  • Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties

    Community Ball and Cotillion

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  • Johnson County Community College Foundation

    Some Enchanted Evening

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  • The Symphony League

    Holiday Luncheon

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  • KVC

    Gala at the Station

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  • Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired

    Gingerbread Lane at Webster House

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  • Kansas City Ballet

    Sugar Plum Fairy Children’s Ball

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  • Jewish Community Relations Bureau|AJC

    Human Relations Dinner

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  • The American Royal

    Chairman’s Uptown Hoedown

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  • High Aspirations

    8th Annual Mentors Challenge

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  • KidsTLC

    Benefit18 “Transformation”

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  • Planned Parenthood Great Plains

    THE event

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – 45th Annual Snow Ball The Overland Park Convention Center was the setting for Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ 45th Annual Snow Ball on January 19th. More than 1,800 partygoers enjoyed a formal dinner and… Read More
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Rachel’s Reads – February 2019
Dirty John, Fyre, Making a Murderer, and American Crime Story are just a few of the multitude of titles for true crime events that have been recently released. In fact it seems as if every time I turn around there…
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Waldo Thai Place
As the executive chef at Waldo Thai Place, Pam Liberda represents a new generation, a branch of a storied family tree that consists of her husband, Ted, and her mother-in-law, Ann. At one point, Ted, Pam, and Ann owned and…
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Frances and Winthrop Williams
Back in September 1926, The Independent published a photo with this caption: “Winthrop Williams, good-looking, popular, young business man, who has signed a contract for life!” That was our scribe’s way of saying that Frances Royster had agreed to become…
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Lyric Opera Circle – Holiday Luncheon
Lyric Opera Circle’s Holiday Luncheon was held on December 5th at Webster House. Circle President Patricia Scott welcomed Marilyn and Kenneth Hager, Lyric Opera Ball honorary chairmen, and Deborah Sandler Kemper, Lyric Opera of Kansas City. New Members Angie Chapman,…
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To many of Our Town’s foodies and midtown residents, Calvin Davis is a hero. In June of 2017, a drunk driver, going 70 miles per hour, crashed into his well-received restaurant, Freshwater, located on Southwest Trafficway. The accident destroyed the…
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