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Cheers to Volunteers! – Derrick Dydell

Derrick Dydell started volunteering for The Whole Person in September of 2014 and has held many roles since. He is the go-to guy for anything that needs to be done, including moving furniture at events, advocating with consumers in Jefferson City, assisting with voter registration activities, and much more. Cecilia Singletary and Derrick Dydell enjoyed […]

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CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties – Hops & Barley Backstage Ball

Pennway Place at Studio Dan Meiners was the setting for CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties’ Hops & Barley Backstage Ball on September 23rd. Guests dressed as rock musicians or fans and enjoyed cocktails, dining stations, a silent auction, and entertainment by Saucy Jack. Jake and Jocelyn Jacobson Laurie and Keith Kremer Additional photos featured […]

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St. Teresa’s Academy – Academy 150 Gala

November 19th is the date for St. Teresa’s Academy’s Academy 150 Gala, which will celebrate 150 years of educating young women in Kansas City. Katie and Ryan Duffy and Denise and Dave Schloegel are serving as co-chairmen of the celebration to be held at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. (Front row) Nan […]

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Miss Missouri USA – Bayleigh Dayton

Miss Kansas City, Bayleigh Dayton, recently competed in the Miss Missouri USA Pageant and won the title. Bayleigh is a graduate of Notre Dame de Sion High School and Baylor University. She is the first African American to hold the title in the pageant’s history. Bayleigh hails from Lee’s Summit, Missouri, and she will compete […]

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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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