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Heartland Men’s Chorus – Dinner of Note

Heartland Men’s Chorus’ Dinner of Note, “Babalu! Hot in Havana!” was held on October 22nd at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Jill and Don Hall, Jr. were the honorary chairmen, and Kimberlee Ried and Brian Larios were the co-chairmen. Proceeds support the Chorus to be able to perform music that promotes social […]

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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art’s Society of Fellows – 50th Anniversary Celebration

Mary Atterbury and Elizabeth Bloch Uhlmann served as the co-chairmen of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art’s Society of Fellows 50th Anniversary Celebration. The October 15th event was held in Bloch Lobby and Kirkwood Hall. More than 200 guests enjoyed the festivities that featured cocktails and a sumptuous dinner. The Sculpture Hall featured towers that were […]

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Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas – St. Martin of Tours Mass and Reception

November 4th was the date for Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas’ St. Martin of Tours Mass and Reception, an event that recognized supporters of Catholic Charities’ annual Snow Ball. Guests enjoyed an inspirational Mass at St. Ann Catholic Church, followed by a reception at the beautiful home of Jackie and Henry Massman. The Snow […]

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American Royal – Junior Premium Livestock Auction

It was a record-setting year for the American Royal Junior Premium Livestock Auction. One hundred and sixty four supporters of the American Royal gathered in Wagstaff Theatre on October 23rd to congratulate the Grand and Reserve Champions of the Livestock Market Shows. Proceeds support the American Royal’s mission to impact the future of agriculture through […]

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Great Plains SPCA – Brunch & Bubbly

Betsy Gamble and Keith King were the co-chairmen of Brunch & Bubbly held recently to benefit Great Plains SPCA. More than 450 guests enjoyed breakfast and mimosas. The inaugural event gathered animal lovers, shelter dog alumni and adorable, adoptable dogs. Dennis and Debbie Waits Additional photos featured in the December 10, 2016 issue Photo Credit: […]

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Crescendo Patron Party

The beautiful home of Katherine and Jim Schorgl was the setting for the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance’s Crescendo Patron Party on October 26th. Guests gathered on the patio on the warm fall evening and were entertained by the Conservatory’s jazz trio. Kiersten Schorgl and Bryce Cummings Bill and Ronda White, UMKC Conservatory Dean […]

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March of Dimes – Signature Chefs Auction

Christi and Tom Miller were the chairmen of March of Dimes’ Signature Chefs Auction. More than 400 guests attended the October 17th event at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Partygoers sampled one-of-a-kind dishes from talented chefs from Our Town and around the country and enjoyed bidding on live auction packages created by […]

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