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Avila University – 39th Annual Steer Dinner & Auction

Avila University’s 39th Annual Steer Dinner & Auction was held on February 7th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. More than 650 guests enjoyed a delicious dinner, silent and live auctions and dancing to the Saucy Jack Band. President Ron Slepitza declared the evening as the official kick off to Avila’s […]

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Cheers to Volunteers! – VML Putting Families First

First Call has found a wonderful friend in VML. VML volunteered to help create a campaign to raise funds for a new building for First Call. VML created Putting Families First, a brochure and video with a message that encompasses the extensive reach of First Call’s work beyond helping those with substance use disorders. The […]

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Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas – Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic

Lake Quivira Country Club is the setting for the 34th Annual Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic, a benefit for Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas, on May 11th. More than 150 players will enjoy lunch, a round of golf, a dinner reception, and an awards ceremony. Proceeds will help feed children in Northeast […]

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Founder’s Day Celebration

Kansas City Repertory Theatre and UMKC Theatre hosted a Founder’s Day Celebration on February 3rd in honor of their 50th anniversary. The event featured a special Campaign announcement by KC Rep which unveiled the renovation plans for the Spencer Theatre in the James C. Olson Performing Arts Center on the UMKC campus beginning in May. […]

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Heart of America Shakespeare Festival – Romantic Revels

Deanna and Greg Graves were the honorary chairmen, and Bernadette and Dr. Scott Ashcraft served as chairmen of Romantic Revels. The February 14th event was held at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza and benefited the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival. DST Systems was honored with the Founder’s Award. Proceeds support the Festival’s upcoming […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Cameron Duff

Cameron Duff is a member of Centurions, Class of 2015, and serves on the social committee as the chairman. He is a senior vice president at Colliers International. Cameron is an industrial real estate broker specializing in helping companies buy, sell or lease industrial real estate. He volunteers with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater […]

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Children International – Housewarming Party

February 27th was the date for a Housewarming Party at the lovely home of Doctors Eve and Mike Krahn. Whitney and Ian Davidson co-hosted the event that served as an opportunity for guests to learn more about Children International. Children International’s mission is to bring real and lasting change to children living in poverty. Jackie […]

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