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American Diabetes Association – 75th Anniversary Gala

Brenda Upchurch was the chairman of the American Diabetes Association’s 75th Anniversary Gala on November 14th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. INDYCAR driver Charlie Kimball was the keynote speaker. Guests enjoyed dinner, silent and live auctions and entertainment by Four Fried Chickens and a Coke. Rhonda and Tom Gerke Lisa […]

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The Official film of Major League Baseball – The 2015 World Series

The Official film of Major League Baseball, The 2015 World Series, was ushered into Kansas City at the blue-carpet premiere on November 23rd. Fans and Kansas City Royal-ty packed the auditorium to hear from Dayton Moore, Ryan Lefebvre and Our Town’s favorite coach – Ned Yost. Carrying the golden trophy, Ned entered the Music Hall […]

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Crib Note – Bianca “Bibi” Elizabeth King

A lovely baby girl named Bianca “Bibi” Elizabeth King was born on October 21st. She weighed seven pounds, six ounces, and was 20 and a quarter inches long. Bibi’s proud parents are Rachel Sexton and Brian King of Our Town. Her delighted grandparents are Deidre Sexton, Leland Sexton and Patricia Mackay, all of Our Town. […]

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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art – Committee of 100 Luncheon

Susie Heddens and Laurie Montague were co-chairmen of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art’s annual Committee of 100 Luncheon on October 13th. Kathryn M. Ireland, noted interior designer, author and textile designer; was the featured speaker.  The beautiful tablescape Co-chairmen Susie Heddens and Laurie Montague flanked Kathryn M. Ireland, featured speaker. Ann and Kenneth Baum Christina […]

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Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri – THE event

Sharon Hoffman, Ursula Terrasi, Sandy Geduldig, and Kristin Amend served as co-chairmen of Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri’s THE event on October 16th at Pennway Place at Studio Dan Meiners. Lizz Winstead, co-creator of The Daily Show; was the keynote speaker. The inaugural Suzanne E. Allen Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Dr. Harry […]

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Young Friends of Art – Party Arty

The Young Friends of Art’s 24th annual Party Arty: Coloring Outside the Lines is set for January 23rd at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. More than 1,400 young professionals will enjoy an evening full of big surprises. Jennifer Meyer Howerton is serving as chairman. Committee Members: Erica Boatman, Aleigh Thomas, Chairman Jennifer Meyer Howerton, Leah Vomhof, […]

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Joan and Alan Marsh will be serving as the honorary co-chairmen of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art’s gala, Create the Night…Masterpiece!, which will take place on February 20th at the Museum. The Karbank Family also will be the honorary co-chairmen. This black-tie affair will highlight the opening of the Museum’s exhibit, Reflecting Class in the […]

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