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January 2018

The changing of one year to the next holds a type of mystical allure. It’s a time of reflection on the year that has gone by and excitement for the promise of a new beginning. As 2017 drew to a close, I felt as if I was in a speeding train watching the world go […]

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Symphony League – Evening of Holiday Shopping

The beautiful Country Club Plaza was the setting for an Evening of Holiday Shopping on December 4th. Symphony League members and their guests enjoyed cocktails, delectable fare and great shopping from retails hosts Baldwin, Burberry, Eileen Fisher, Standard Style, St. John, Terrasi Living and Scandia Home, and Vom Fass. A portion of the sales was […]

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Kansas City Young Matrons – Mistletoe Party

Deer Creek Country Club was the lovely setting for Kansas City Young Matrons’ annual Mistletoe Party on December 1st. Members enjoyed festive décor, fun and fellowship as they kicked off the holiday season. Committee Members: Shea Dixon, Toni Simmons, Dawn Evans, co-chairman; Juliette Singer-Spinks, Karen Leimer, co-chairman; and Jo Anne Dondlinger   MaryBeth Hershey, Lee […]

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Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey – Race, Place, & Diversity Award Dinner

November 17th was the date for Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey’s Race, Place, & Diversity 2017 Award Dinner at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Debbie Allen was the inaugural honoree. She was honored with the 2017 Race, Place and Diversity Award for the impact she has made for diversity and […]

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Heartland Men’s Chorus – Dinner of Note

Heartland Men’s Chorus’ annual Dinner of Note, “The Queen and Mad Hatter’s Ball,” was held on October 28th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. The creative evening was conceptualized by Chorus Members Will Brown and Bobby Kyser, and guests enjoyed fabulous cocktails, a delicious dinner, silent and live auctions, and tunes spun […]

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Johnson County Community College Foundation – Some Enchanted Evening

Mark Gilman was honored as the Johnson Countian of the Year at Johnson County Community College Foundation’s 31st annual Some Enchanted Evening. Britton and Clint Robinson served as chairmen of the gala, which was held at the Overland Park Marriott on November 11th. Proceeds benefit students in need of financial assistance. Ashley and Ramin Cherafat  […]

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Cristo Rey Kansas City – Dancing with the Kansas City Stars

Mary Lockton and Michael Murphy are the honorary co-chairmen, and Carolyn Price and Carol Rauckman are serving as the co-chairmen of Cristo Rey Kansas City’s Dancing with the Kansas City Stars on April 21st at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. The eight community leaders who will lace up their dancing shoes with […]

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