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2016 Ballet Bash Benefactor Dinner

The 2016 Ballet Bash Benefactor Dinner was held on October 13th at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Lisa Merrill Hickok was presented with the Pirouette Award for sharing her time, talent and treasure with the Kansas City Ballet for so many years. Trapp and Company provided the beautiful décor, and guests savored a […]

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The Committee of 100 – Celebratory Luncheon

September 20th was the date for The Committee of 100’s fifth annual Celebratory Luncheon. This year’s special designer and featured speaker was Jane Scott Hodges, Leontine Linens. Proceeds from the C100 provide support for the programs and mission of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Cara Newell, Trish Wurster, Ann Marie Hamilton, Laurie Montague, Susie Heddens, […]

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First Call – Celebration Evening

September 20th was the date for First Call’s 6th Annual Celebration Evening, A Night of Recovery and Hope with Francine Ward. Guests enjoyed dinner, a silent auction, a raffle, and fund-a-need at the Regnier Center and Nerman Museum at Johnson County Community College. Licia Clifton-James and Mayor Sly James served as the chairmen. Owen and […]

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – The Gathering

More than 130 guests and patrons attended The Gathering, a Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas event to support the New Roots for Refugees program. The fourth annual event was held on October 4th at the lovely home of Ann and Mike Hays. After perusing the farmer’s market offerings of Menuka Regmi, a New Roots for […]

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Powell Gardens – Under a Harvest Moon: A Farm-to-Table Dinner

September 18th was the date for Powell Gardens’ eighth annual Under a Harvest Moon: A Farm-to-Table Dinner. Rosemary and Byron Banta were the honorary chairmen, and Ken Millsap and Jay Wilson served as the chairmen. Proceeds from the event support youth education programs at the Gardens. Ken Millsap, Beth Whalen and Jay Wilson The Heartland […]

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YMCA of Greater Kansas City – Cheers for Challenger

September 1st was the date for The YMCA of Greater Kansas City’s Cheers for Challenger event at Teva Pharmaceuticals. Jenny Burkhead, Denise Sanker and Greg Westbrook served as the co-chairmen. Proceeds support the YMCA Challenger program for individuals with special needs.  Mark Hulet and Michelle Ford Additional photos featured in the October 29, 2016 issue […]

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. LaVita!

Lauren Kathryn Cimpl and Anthony Patrick LaVita were married on June 4th at Visitation Church. The bride is the daughter of Laura Foley and Mr. David Cimpl of Our Town. Lauren is the granddaughter of Mr. Donald Foley of Leawood and the late Evelyn Thomas Foley and Mildred Kortan Cimpl of Columbus, Nebraska, and the […]

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