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Tails of Our Town – Hunter

Hunter is one of Children’s Mercy’s two facility dogs. He began working at Children’s Mercy as a facility dog in June of 2015. Hunter and his handler work at the Adele Hall Campus. He spends most of his time with patients and families in the Hematology and Oncology inpatient unit, providing encouragement and snuggles to […]

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Kansas City Zoo – Jazzoo

Trish and John Dorsey are serving as the chairmen of the Kansas City Zoo’s 28th annual Jazzoo. The June 2nd event will feature delicious bites from more than 80 local restaurants, fabulous entertainment on four stages and cocktails from 10 full and specialty bars. Trish and John Dorsey, chairmen Additional photos featured in the March […]

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Cheers to Volunteers! – David Ball

David Ball, Ball’s Food Stores; has continued the philanthropic legacy started by his parents through his leadership and support of KVC Health Systems. David currently serves as KVC’s executive board co-chairman and provides guidance, campaign leadership, personal gift giving, and support of KVC. Through the Ball’s Charity Golf Classic, David has made substantial contributions to […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Keri Maginn

Keri Maginn is the director of business operations at DRAW Architecture + Urban Design. She is a member of Centurions, class of 2018. Keri is a member of the social committee and serves on the Transportation and Infrastructure Task Force. She enjoys making meals for families at Ronald McDonald House and serving lunch at the […]

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Shawnee Mission Education Foundation – Donor Recognition Dinner

Shawnee Mission Education Foundation’s annual Donor Recognition Dinner was held on February 8th at the Broadmoor Bistro. Shawnee Mission School District Signature Culinary Program students prepared a delectable dinner. Jim and Kathy Vigliaturo, Suzette and Kenny Southwick, Michael Kautz, and Anthony Springfield The Broadmoor Bistro Student Chefs were hard at work preparing a wonderful meal. […]

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Heart of America Shakespeare Festival – Romantic Revels

February 4th was the date for Heart of America Shakespeare Festival’s Romantic Revels at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Barbara and Robert Bloch served as the chairmen. The Founder’s Award was presented to Mark Edelman in honor of Theater League’s 40th anniversary year, and R. Crosby Kemper III paid special tribute to HASF […]

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Kansas City Young Matrons – Magic Ball, “All That Jazz!”

Darol Rodrock was the honorary chairman, and Edie Downing and Gigi Rose served as the co-chairmen of Kansas City Young Matrons’ Magic Ball, “All That Jazz!” The January 14th event was held at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Partygoers enjoyed cocktails, a dinner, a silent auction, five raffles, and entertainment by Dueling Pianos. Proceeds support […]

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