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The Hunt Family Foundation and the Kansas City Chiefs – 44th annual 101 Awards

March 1st was the date for The Hunt Family Foundation and the Kansas City Chiefs’ 44th annual 101 Awards at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center. Joe Freeman served as chairman of the sold-out event that supports the Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation. This year’s honorees were Peyton Manning, LeSean McCoy, Robert Mathis, Luke […]

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The Children’s Place The Young Advisory Board of The Children’s Place hosted Brews & BBQ on March 19th at Boulevard Brewery. More than 200 guests enjoyed a great evening that featured delicious fare from Jack Stack Barbecue, Boulevard brews and great raffle prizes. Proceeds from the event support The Children’s Place, which serves young survivors […]

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Congratulations, Lynn & David!

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Whitcomb McGregor of Madison, Connecticut, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lynn Marie McGregor, to David Bainbridge Lyons, the son of Mr. and Mrs. William McClellan Lyons of Our Town. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Peter James Lordo and the late Mr. […]

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Ozanam – Putting Kids on the Right Course

May 12th is the date for Ozanam’s Golf Classic, “Putting Kids on the Right Course,” at Ironhorse Golf Club. The four-person scramble tournament will feature a putting contest, silent auction, raffle, a delicious lunch from Panera Bread of Kansas, and an awards ceremony. Brady Wombolt is serving as the chairman. Proceeds will support the children’s […]

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American Heart Association – Heart & Stroke Ball

March 1st was the date for American Heart Association’s Heart & Stroke Ball. Linda and John Nobles and Peggy and Dr. Michael Borkon were the co-chairmen. More than 1,000 guests enjoyed cocktails, a gourmet dinner, auctions, and an after-hours party with music by The Patrick Lentz Band at the Kansas City Convention Center.   Also […]

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Binny Pearce

Having worked as a high school teacher, assistant principal and principal, Binny Pearce knew she was not able to sit home after she retired. Beth Liebling, granddaughter of the City Union Mission founder, Reverend David Bulkley, and daughter of the director, Reverend Daniel J. Doty, was in a Sunday School class that Binny taught. Beth […]

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Hats Off to Mothers – Honoree Tea

March 6th was the date for an Honoree Tea given by Hats Off to Mothers at Nell Hill’s in Briarcliff Village. Guests enjoyed receiving springtime decorating tips, followed by a fun morning of shopping and mimosas.  Barbara Storm is serving as the chairman of Hats Off to Mothers, benefiting United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Kansas […]

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