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Kansas City Young Matrons – Mistletoe Party

December 2nd was the date for Kansas City Young Matrons’ annual Mistletoe Party. The festive event was held at the beautiful home of Joni and Chuck Etherington. Members enjoyed fun and fellowship as they kicked off the holiday season. Peggy Beal, Jo Anne Dondlinger, Andy Beal, Gigi Rose, and Mary Beth Hershey President-elect Diana and […]

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National World War I Museum and Memorial – 10 Year Anniversary

Since the doors to the newly expanded and Congressionally designated National World War I Museum and Memorial opened in December of 2006, more than two million people from countries around the world have visited. Guests gathered on December 9th to celebrate this 10-year anniversary and raise a toast to one of the world’s great museums. […]

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KVC – Gala on Fire

KVC’s Gala on Fire was held on November 18th at the historic Firestone Building. The ladies of VanBrock, Bonne Illig, Kim Stevens, Debbie Douville, Kristina Klug, Lenise Ward, Lauren Hunt, and Ashlee Bressel, served as the co-chairmen for the third year. Partygoers enjoyed electrifying performances by Benjamin Warner and Michael Turno, Atlantic Express and a […]

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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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