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Village Shalom – 2013 Ages of Excellence Celebration 

Final plans are in the works for Village Shalom’s 2013 Ages of Excellence Celebration on November 21st at the Overland Park Convention Center. Pella Fingersh and James Klein are serving as the co-chairmen. The evening will feature Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bob Woodward as guest speaker and the posthumous presentation of the Stephen J. Schoenfeld Volunteer […]

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Kansas City Young Audiences – Benefit Concert for Arts Education

Kansas City Young Audiences toasted the patrons of the upcoming Benefit Concert for Arts Education featuring Audra McDonald at the beautiful home of Lynne and Mark O’Connell on October 17th. Guests celebrated the presentation of the Trudy Award to Allan Gray for his outstanding work in the arts. Julie and Mike Kirk and Debby and […]

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The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri – Celebrating a Century of Service Luncheon

The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri, celebrated 100 years of service in Our Town at its Celebrating a Century of Service Luncheon on September 20th. The event was held in the Grand Ballroom at Bartle Hall and Lisa Schubert Hickok, Rachel Sexton and Betsy Ballard served as the co-chairmen. Hoda Kotb, correspondent for Dateline […]

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St. Teresa’s Academy Auction -You’re a Shining Star

St. Teresa’s Academy Auction, “You’re a Shining Star,”  will swing into town on November 23rd. Alumnae and friends enjoyed recent events at the beautiful homes of Julie and John Strickland and Julie and Steve Zanone to gather gifts for the 2013 Auction. Lynn and Jay Reardon, Lena and Joe Runyan and Amy and Jim Sullivan are […]

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Walk with Us to Cure Lupus

Eddie Kennison, one of Our Town’s most beloved former Kansas City Chiefs, is leading the way to raise funds to battle lupus at the Walk with Us to Cure Lupus on November 2nd at the CommunityAmerica Ballpark. Proceeds from the event will raise funds to find a cure for lupus, an autoimmune disease that affects […]

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CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties – Hops & Barley Ball

The Hops & Barley Ball, a benefit for CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties, was held on September 27th. Guests enjoyed a creative menu of comfort foods, the Dark Horse Distillery’s signature liquors, dancing, and a silent auction. Proceeds from the event will help train volunteers to advocate for the abused and neglected children served […]

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Congratulations Mollie and Brian!

Mr. and Mrs. Don Christopher Black of Prairie Village are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary “Mollie” Newman Black, to Brian Joseph Bechtold, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bechtold of Springfield, Missouri. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Angus McCallum and the late Mr. and […]

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