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Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey – INSPIRE Benefit

March 4th was the date for Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey’s INSPIRE Benefit. Lindsey Heinz and Tim McCoy served as the co-chairmen. The annual event featured an evocative performance by world-renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Yardley Hall at Johnson County Community College, followed by drinks, dancing and access to the Nerman Museum […]

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YMCA of Greater Kansas City – Challenge Your Fashion

More than 500 guests enjoyed the YMCA of Greater Kansas City’s 10th annual Challenge Your Fashion event on January 28th. Partygoers enjoyed dinner, live and silent auctions, live music from Dolewite, and a fashion show, where professional athletes and YMCA Challenger athletes left their jerseys at home and walked the runway. Proceeds will help expand […]

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Congratulations, Taylor & Brett!

Mr. and Mrs. Roger Claude Twibell of Fairway are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Taylor Leigh Twibell, to Brett James Havens, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Joseph Havens of Overland Park. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Edward Joseph Maguire, Jr. of Rye, New York, and the late Mr. […]

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WIN for KC – Women’s Sports Awards Celebration

February 1st was the date for the WIN for KC Women’s Sports Awards Celebration in the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center. Area high school female state champions and six local individuals were recognized for their community contributions and achievements in sports. Olympic medalist and ESPN Analyst Jessica Mendoza was the keynote speaker. […]

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Congratulations, Kate & Jon!

Mr. and Mrs. Jack A. Newman, Jr. of Leawood are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn Lenore Newman, to Jonathan Carl Rutkowski, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Rutkowski of Cedarburg, Wisconsin. Kate is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Keller and the late Mr. and Mrs. Jack […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Georgiane Hayhow

Georgiane Hayhow is a member of Centurions, class of 2018. She serves on the recruiting committee and the Wild Card Task Force. Georgiane has her own real estate team, The Hayhow Group with Better Homes and Gardens. She serves on the board of Mercy Ambassadors at Children’s Mercy and on the Towers After Hours committee […]

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Catholic Charities of NE KS – Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic

May 15th is the date for the 36th Annual Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic, a benefit for Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. Players will enjoy lunch, a round of golf, a wine cruise, a dinner reception, and an awards ceremony at Lake Quivira Country Club. (Front row) Betty and Ben Zarda (back row) […]

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