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Kansas City Symphony League – Symphony Ball

Christine and Ford Maurer will serve as the honorary chairmen, and Barbara Storm is the chairman of the Kansas City Symphony League’s presentation of the Symphony Ball’s “Evening Overtures.” The event will take place on September 10th in the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center. Guests will enjoy cocktails, a silent auction, dinner, […]

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Congratulations, Michelle & Michael!

Mrs. Richard W. Miller of Our Town is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter, Michelle Patrice Miller, to Michael Richard Van Epp, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel C. Van Epp of Las Vegas, Nevada. The bride-to-be is also the daughter of the late Mr. Miller. Michelle is a graduate of The […]

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Congratulations, Haley & Jerry!

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Robert Harlan of Mission Hills are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Haley Elizabeth Harlan, to Gerald Joseph Mancuso, the son of Dr. and Mrs. Gerald Michael Mancuso of Our Town. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. V. W. Latimer and Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. […]

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2016 Ability Luncheon

May 3rd was the date for the 2016 Ability Luncheon at the Sheraton Kansas City at Crown Center. Sarah Pence-Bloss and George Guastello served as co-chairman. Featured Speaker Jeff Bauman, Boston Marathon bombing survivor; talked about his journey of perseverance, collaboration with therapists and his support network. Proceeds supported the Children’s Therapeutic Learning Center and […]

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Styler Phelps

Skyler Phelps is a treasured volunteer at Sheffield Place. He serves as a board member and also as the chairman of the Off the Wall art event. Skyler gives his time and talents to Sheffield Place and its mission of healing and self-sufficiency for homeless mothers and their children. Curt Thomas, Kelly Welch, Sheffield Place; […]

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Al Risden

Al Risden has been a motivating force for Sprint’s Give Lunch initiative since it began in 2007 to donate food and pack sack lunches for hungry children and families. Al has had a perfect attendance record for all 96 Give Lunch packing sessions. He is an Ambassador for Harvesters and was named Harvesters’ Volunteer of […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Matt Benge

Matt Benge is a graduate of The University of Kansas. He is a member of Centurions, class of 2016. Matt serves on the membership committee of the Association for Corporate Growth and is on the Chiefs Charity Game committee for The Children’s Place. Matt and his wife, Katie, have a ten-month-old daughter, Rose. Katie and […]

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