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Spofford – Trivia Night

Spofford recently hosted its first annual Trivia Night. More than 150 guests on 18 teams duked it out to be trivia champs for children with categories in pop culture, movies, one hit wonders, and more. The evening also featured an ’80s theme, silent auction, raffle, games, and delicious fare. Proceeds support Spofford’s mission to provide […]

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The Kansas City Art Institute – 2013 Art and Design Auction

June 1st was the date for The Kansas City Art Institute’s 2013 Art and Design Auction. Guests enjoyed a delicious buffet from Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions, and a performance by dancers from the Kansas City Ballet. Three silent auctions unfolded in the Dodge Building and a live auction took place on the patio of the […]

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In the Spotlight – Janice Fischer

Janice Fischer has been a member of the Kansas City Young Matrons since 2003 and was recently named its president. She has held many positions with KCYM, including director of membership, director of programs, director of associate sustaining members, new members chairman, and ways and means chairman. Janice is honored to be part of an […]

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The University of Kansas Hospital – Hall of Fame

June 5th was the date for The University of Kansas Hospital’s third annual Hall of Fame at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Former Kansas Governor Bill Graves received the Legacy Award and Mary and Dr. William Reed and Deanna and Greg Graves were honored with the Catalyst Awards. Lockton Companies and Standard Beverage […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Jennifer Kraenzle

Jennifer Kraenzle is the manager of volunteers and special events at Alphapointe.  During her two years with Centurions, she has served and been chairman on the projects committee, where she has had the opportunity to establish partnerships with 100 nonprofit agencies in Our Town. Jennifer also volunteers her time with the Heart of America Shakespeare […]

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Paul Brooks

The Whole Person assists people with disabilities to live independently and encourages change within the community to expand opportunities for independent living. Paul Brooks is the ultimate “go to volunteer” at The Whole Person, bringing energy and support to every event.   Also featured in the July 13th issue of The Independent Paul Brooks  

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First Call – Message in a Bottle 

The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial will be the site of First Call Alcohol/Drug Prevention & Recovery’s third annual Message in a Bottle event on September 17th. The keynote speakers are David Sheff and Nic Sheff, bestselling authors of A Beautiful Boy and We All Fall Down.  Lena Price and Tom Cohen […]

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