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Congratulations, Hillary & William!

Mr. and Mrs. James Lenuel Mullin II of Lenexa are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Hillary Elaine Mullin, to William Chase Daniel, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Wayne Daniel of Southlake, Texas. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Herschel Lavoy Manuel of Lenexa and the late Mr. Manuel and […]

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UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance – Crescendo

Crescendo 2014 will be held at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts on November 7th. Deanna and Greg Graves are the honorary chairmen, and Katherine and Jim Schorgl are serving as the chairmen. Proceeds from the event will benefit the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance. Also featured in the May 3rd issue of […]

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Rising Star Reflections – Courtney Goddard

Courtney Goddard is a member of the Rising Stars, Class of 2014. Whenever she is asked to serve on a board or as chairman of an event, she always says ‘yes,’ asking herself, “If not now, when? If not me, who?” Courtney and her husband, Dr. Dana Hawkinson, are the parents of Caroline, age five, […]

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Project 39 – Kick-Off Celebration

Project 39 hosted a Kick-Off Celebration on April 3rd for hosts participating in The Mother of All Happy Hours event. On May 8th, the hosts will invite their friends to gather and donate new baby items for mothers living in poverty. The donations will help families who are involved with The Family Conservancy’s Healthy Parents, […]

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The Jewel Ball – Mary Shaw “Shawsie” Branton

Mary Shaw “Shawsie” Branton (Mrs. William Coleman Branton) will serve as the honorary chairman of the 60th Anniversary Jubilee of The Jewel Ball, to be held on June 21st at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Shawsie was the chairman of the 1983 Jewel Ball. Shawsie’s two daughters participated in The Jewel Ball. Leslie Branton Hoffecker […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Brett Wacha

Brett Wacha is a member of the Centurions Class of 2014. He serves on the Community Leadership Committee and co-chaired the Entrepreneurship Task Force at the Kauffman Foundation and the Henry W. Bloch Executive Hall for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Brett is a principal and co-founder of Clickfarm, an award-winning digital marketing agency located in the […]

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The Kansas City Ballet Guild – Nutcracker Ball

December 5th is the date for the Kansas City Ballet Guild’s Nutcracker Ball to be held at Union Station Kansas City. Guests will celebrate the holiday season with cocktails, dinner and dancing. Ann Dickinson is the honorary chairman, and Anna Allen is serving as the chairman. Proceeds benefit the Kansas City Ballet and the Kansas […]

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