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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

Features

Truman Library Institute – Wild About Harry

Truman Library Institute’s 19th annual Wild About Harry was held on April 19th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. David McCullough was honored with the 2018…

Jackson County CASA – Light of Hope Breakfast

April 12th was the date for Jackson County CASA’s 18th annual Light of Hope Breakfast. Dianne Shumaker, Shumaker Family Foundation; received the Light of Hope Award for the Foundation’s generous…

Saint Luke’s Foundation’s Books & Boutiques Patrons’ Party

April 5th was the date for a Patrons’ Party for Saint Luke’s Foundation’s Books & Boutiques at the AMC Theatre Support Center. Guests enjoyed an opportunity to meet Frances Mayes,…

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City – Match Appreciation Banquet

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City’s annual Match Appreciation Banquet was held on April 8th at the Overland Park Convention Center. More than 1,000 Bigs and Littles gathered…