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60th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee Lyric Opera Ball

Monica Mitchell-Werp is the Ball chairman for the 60th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee Lyric Opera Ball, “An Evening of Bel Canto.” The Ball will be held on April 14th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. An invitation assembly party and luncheon was held recently at the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center, with Joan Braswell and Sherry Love serving as co-chairmen.

Susan Sands, Doris Noon, Melinda Petet, Lee McCaffree, and Sharon Murray, graphic design chairman


(Seated) Sharon Barry, Barbara Spilker and Deanna Diebolt (standing) Gina Penner


Jane Ott, Jane Webster and Joan Braswell, invitation assembly co-chairman  


Trudy Gabriel, Kathy Nordhus and Elaine Mann

Also featured in the March 3, 2018 issue of The Independent


Shawnee Mission Education Foundation – Donor Recognition Dinner

Shawnee Mission Education Foundation held its annual Donor Recognition Dinner on February 7th at the Broadmoor Bistro, located in the new Center for Academic Achievement. Guests enjoyed a delicious dinner…

Heart of America Shakespeare Festival – Romantic Revels

Guests didn’t have to ask, “Where fore art thou?” They knew – the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza was the site for Romantic Revels. The benefit for the Heart…

Children’s Mercy – 14th Annual Red Hot Night Gala

February 10th was the date for Children’s Mercy’s 14th Annual Red Hot Night Gala. The event was coordinated by the Hands & Hearts Auxiliary of Children’s Mercy. More than 1,600…

WIN for KC – Women’s Sports Award Celebration

More than 1,700 guests attended the 2018 WIN for KC Women’s Sports Award Celebration at the Kansas City Convention Center on February 7th. Ibtihaj Muhammad, Olympic bronze medalist in Team…