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Kansas City Young Matrons – Reassembly Day Tea

September 12th was the date for the Kansas City Young Matrons’ first Reassembly Day Tea in their relocated clubhouse. Members enjoyed a lovely brunch, and the annual meeting began with a “Chicago” themed-skit to promote the upcoming Magic Ball, “All That Jazz.” Debbie Westlund, Anne Keil and Christy Jennings, decorations committee members Sue von Geyso […]

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KC Pet Project

Mayor Sly James, City Manager Troy Schulte, the Kansas City, Missouri, Parks Department, City Council members, and honored guests recently announced the City of Kansas City, Missouri’s intention to build a new shelter for the animals of Our Town. The current shelter, operated by KC Pet Project, was built in 1972 and has been considered […]

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BARRE KC – Welcome Back Dancer Party

On September 9th, members and friends of Kansas City Ballet’s BARRE KC gathered for a Welcome Back Dancer Party. Guests enjoyed an open rehearsal at the Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity and a Meet the Dancer Reception at The Exchange at Lead Bank. Kyle Ward, Miranda Horton and Tyler Vaughters  KCB Dancer Angelina […]

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Congratulations, Sarah & Bernard!

Mr. and Mrs. William Love of Leawood and Mr. Christopher Smart of Mission Hills are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Ellen Smart, to Bernard Lee Parham, Jr., the son of Dr. and Mrs. Bernard Parham, Sr., of Chattanooga, Tennessee. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Dr. Marsha Pachter of Overland Park, […]

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High Aspirations – Mentors Challenge

November 16th is the date for High Aspirations’ sixth annual Mentors Challenge at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Henry W. Bloch will receive the inaugural Robert B. Rogers Legacy Award. Bob Rogers passed away last March, and the award was established to honor his tireless commitment to High Aspirations. High Aspirations […]

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

The Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens has a wonderful group of volunteers who make a huge impact on the organization. Members of the Train Committee plan and design new additions to the garden, maintain the current layouts, train new operations volunteers, and run the trains for visitors of all ages. Bill Hart, Bob Pryzby, […]

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Jackson County CASA – Carnival for CASA

The 11th Annual Carnival for CASA, a benefit for Jackson County CASA, was held on September 10th. Children and adults alike enjoyed all of the attractions of Paradise Park, as well as face painting, an inflatable obstacle course, cotton candy, and pony rides. Abraham Kuhl served as the honorary chairman. Annalyse Robins waited patiently while […]

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