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The Family Conservancy – Blue Carpet Event

The Family Conservancy’s Blue Carpet Event will be held on September 18th at Pennway Place. The Family Conservancy will present an individual or organization committed to bettering the lives of children and families in Kansas City with the Betsy Vander Velde Award. The award was established to honor The Family Conservancy’s President and CEO Emeritus, […]

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Assurant Employee Benefits – Perseverance Hall of Fame

May 27th was the date for Assurant Employee Benefits’ Perseverance Hall of Fame at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. J.R. Martinez was the special guest, and Charity Tillemann-Dick and Deliece Hofen were inducted into the Perseverance Hall of Fame. Alan Colberg, Assurant; Paul Schofer and Peggy Dunn Amy Ireland, Rose Sanchez, Eunice Turner, […]

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TWayside Waifs – Fur Ball, The Wizard of Paws

Wayside Waifs’ Fur Ball, The Wizard of Paws – There’s No Place Like Home was held on May 9th at the Overland “Bark” Convention Center. Darlia and David Morris were the honorary chairmen, and Susan and Chris Wally served as chairmen of the event that supports thousands of abandoned, abused and homeless pets.  Gale Holsman, […]

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Crib Note – Thomas Gordon Bell

Thomas Gordon Bell was born on October 27th. The darling baby boy is the first child born to Amy and Michael Bell of Fairway. Tommy has light brown hair and hazel eyes and weighed seven pounds, 13 ounces. His proud grandparents are Kay and Tom Schoenfeld of Our Town and Kathy and Gordon Bell of […]

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Royals Charities – Celebrity Golf Tournament

The Royals Charities Celebrity Golf Tournament was held on June 1st at Shadow Glen Golf Club. Guests and supporters enjoyed playing golf with current and former Royals celebrities. Proceeds support Special Olympics KC Metro. John Lubin, Andy Protzman, Alex Protzman, Jerry Terrell, Kansas City Royals; and Chad Battison Mike Moustakas hit the greens. Hunter Westerfield, […]

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KidsTLC – United For Kids Gala

The 19th annual KidsTLC’s United For Kids Gala, “See a New Dimension of Hope,” will be held on November 6th at the Overland Park Convention Center. Guests will enjoy an exclusive Patrons’ Party, a gourmet dinner, photo booth, dancing, a mystery bottle pull, and a reverse happy hour. The Woodworth Family members are the honorary […]

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Open Options – Hats Off to Mothers

Hats Off to Mothers was held on May 14th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Lynne Weilert was the chairman, and Lara Moritz served as emcee. Ann Joyner was the guest speaker of the event that benefited Open Options UCP. (Seated) Barbara Storm and Julia Irene Kauffman (standing) Sandy Jackson Honorees […]

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