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First Call – Celebration Evening

September 16th was the date for First Call Alcohol/Drug Prevention & Recovery’s fourth annual Celebration Evening, A Night of Recovery and Hope with Chris Herren at the College Basketball Experience. Lena Price and Tom Cohen served as event chairmen. The event began with a Sponsors’ Party and Reception featuring hors d’oeuvres and silent and live […]

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Congratulations, Mr. and Mrs. Atha!

Cayla Kathleen Gebhardt and Tyler Perry Atha were married on July 26th at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa in La Jolla, California. The bride is the daughter of Laurie L. Nicoll of Aliso Viejo, California, and the late Mr. Ronald Gebhardt. Cayla is the granddaughter of Sharon V. Nicoll of Riverside, California, and James […]

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Heartland Men’s Chorus – Dinner of Note

The 29th season of the Friends of the Heartland Men’s Chorus kicked off at Dinner of Note on October 4th. Guests enjoyed a “Moulin Rouge Masquerade” theme, strolling performers, mimes, Can Can dancers, jugglers, and entertainment by the Mighty Nish Band. The first concert of the Heartland Men’s Chorus season, Kansas City Christmas, will be […]

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Liberty Fruit Company – Golf Tournament

Allen Cavier and Rob Riggle recently presented a check to Jewish Family Services as a result of Liberty Fruit Company’s 15th Annual Golf Tournament. Also featured in the November 15th issue of The Independent  Allen Caviar, Liberty Fruit Company; Don Goldman, Jewish Family Services; Rachel Krantz, Jewish Family Services; and Rob Riggle  

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Stephanie Sheldon

Stephanie Sheldon’s placement on the Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri’s Habitat for Humanity Truman Heritage Committee inspired her to pursue hands-on voluntarism in a new way. She recently traveled to Ghana where she spent three weeks mixing cement, painting, and playing with children for One Wish Africa, a soon-to-be women’s empowerment center. Also featured […]

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Shepherd’s Center – Prime Time Champions Award Celebration

More than 200 guests enjoyed the 3rd Annual Prime Time Champions Award Celebration, presented by Shepherd’s Center of Kansas City Central, at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza on October 14th. Morgan Nunnick and Katy Dodd served as co-chairmen.  SuEllen Fried and John W. Bluford were presented with the 2014 Prime Time Champions Award, […]

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Community LINC – 25th Anniversary Gala Rent Party

More than 760 guests enjoyed Community LINC’s 25th Anniversary Gala Rent Party October 4th. Tom McDonnell was honored with the Karen and Hank Herrmann Humanitarian Award for his dedication and philanthropic contributions to Our Town. Guests enjoyed an evening of celebration, festive fare, live and silent auctions, and entertainment at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel […]

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