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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Freeman!

Sydnie Marie Corso and Thomas Henry Freeman, Jr. were married on August 15th at Our Lady of the Woods Catholic Church in Orland Park, Illinois. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Corso of Palos Park, Illinois. Sydnie is the granddaughter of Mrs. Lawrence Toomey of Palos Park, Illinois, and the late […]

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University of Kansas Hospital – Jim “Bones” Mackay

The University of Kansas Hospital hosted an intimate dinner on December 5th at JJ’s Restaurant on the Country Club Plaza featuring Jim “Bones” Mackay, longtime caddy to professional golfer Phil Mickelson. Dr. Howard Ellis, chairman; welcomed 40 guests for a four-course meal and a chance to win Callaway golf clubs. Dr. Howard Ellis, Steve Cloud, […]

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Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation – White Coat Gala

Stories of hope and healing will abound at the Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation’s White Coat Gala, to be held on March 25th at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Zulema and Terry Bassham and Dr. Kara Settles and Dr. Jeff Joyce are the co-chairmen of the second annual event. Lara Moritz will serve as the […]

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American Royal – Chairman’s Classic

November 12th was the date for the American Royal’s Chairman’s Classic at Kemper Arena. Christine and Ford Maurer were the honorary chairmen, and Angie Stanland served as the chairman. Proceeds support the American Royal’s mission to impact the future of agriculture. Additional photos featured in the January 7, 2017 issue  Photo Credit: Matthew Hicks Photography […]

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The Most Wanted Auction 2016

The Most Wanted Auction, a benefit for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City, was held on December 3rd at The Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland. More than 1,000 guests enjoyed bidding on once-in-a-lifetime auction packages designed by the 37 honorees. The Most Wanted Auction raised a record breaking amount in 2016 – Congratulations […]

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JCRB|AJC – Human Relations Dinner

November 20th was the date for Jewish Community Relations Bureau|American Jewish Committee’s Human Relations Dinner at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center. Julia Irene Kauffman was honored with the Henry W. Bloch Human Relations Award. Janice and Tom Kreamer, Annabel and James B. Nutter, Sr., Sharon and Louis Smith, and Anne and Robert St. […]

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Johnson County Community College Foundation – Some Enchanted Evening

Reverend Adam Hamilton was honored with The Johnson Countian of the Year award at Johnson County Community College Foundation’s Some Enchanted Evening gala. Chanie and Tom Mitchell were the chairmen, and Clint Robinson served as the corporate sponsor chairman of the 30th annual event on November 12th at the Overland Park Marriott. Reverend Adam Hamilton, […]

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