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Kansas City Young Matrons – 100 Years of Fashion

April 17th was the date for Kansas City Young Matrons’ 100 Years of Fashion: 1917-2017, a centennial-themed program for members and guests. Popular music from each decade accompanied runway models, who wore historic fashions and accessories. Lesli Lundquist, Cyndi James, Nina Hollabaugh, Lee Harizanoff, Randi Pereira, Terry McGhie, Susie Womack, Kathy Kane, and Mary Beth […]

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The Jewel Ball – Chairmen’s Coffee

The Kansas City Country Club was the lovely setting for the Jewel Ball Chairmen’s Coffee on April 12th. Nancy Dreyer Sachse is serving as chairman of the 63rd anniversary of The Jewel Ball, to be held on June 17th at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Chairman Nancy Sachse and Vice Chairman Charlotte White Trapp and […]

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The Truman Library Institute – Wild About Harry

Nancy and Herb Kohn were the honorary chairmen, and Katie and Clyde Wendel served as the chairmen of The Truman Library Institute’s 17th annual Wild About Harry dinner. The April 7th event was held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Mark Halperin and John Heilemann were the keynote speakers, and Dr. […]

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Children’s Mercy – Great HeighTS Clinic

A Pink Party was held recently at Children’s Mercy’s Great HeighTS Clinic. Sporting KC and the Shadow Buddies Foundation hosted the event that featured tiaras, nail polish, hair and make-up, and Disney princess accessories. Turner Syndrome is a rare genetic disorder caused by a missing or incomplete X chromosome that affect’s a girl’s development. Amanda […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Edgar Palacios

Edgar Palacios is a senior director of resource development and community engagement at Connections to Success. He is a member of the Centurions, class of 2017. Edgar is a co-chairman of the social committee and serves on the Law and Order Task Force.  Mercedes Givens and Edgar Palacios Also featured in the May 13, 2017 […]

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CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties – Promise of Hope

March 30th was the date for CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties’ Promise of Hope. Honorees were CASA volunteers Saarah Ahmad, Drew Staum, Cathy Matlack, and Ballard Yeates. Lisa Gunderson, Pat Austin, Karen Jaqua, Susan Fronzack, Cyndi Weld, and Laura Eatherly Stephanie Kamphoefner, Meredith Gaigals, Hilary Lemon, Maureen Lindstrom, and Ellen Clune Additional photos featured […]

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The Symphony League – Symphony Ball

September 9th is the date for The Symphony League’s Symphony Ball, “An Evening in Vienna,” to be held in the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center. Guests will enjoy a magnificent night of waltzes performed by the Kansas City Symphony, a silent auction, cocktails and delicious Viennese cuisine. Suzanne Shank and Pam Bruce […]

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