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National World War I Museum and Memorial – Night at the Tower

September 17th is the date for the second annual Night at the Tower, a benefit for the National World War I Museum and Memorial. Trudy and Jack Gabriel are the chairmen, and Bill Dunn, Sr., representing the Dunn Family, is the honorary chairman. (Seated) Bill Dunn, Sr., honorary chairman; and Jack Gabriel, chairman (standing) Trudy […]

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BBBSGKC – Match Appreciation Banquet

More than 900 guests attended the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City’s Match Appreciation Banquet on April 24th at Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Guests enjoyed pre-show entertainment, dinner and an awards ceremony.  Big Couple Brynn and Chris Ferraro flanked Little Sister Arianna.  Big Brother of the Year Honoree Spencer Gentry […]

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Hope House – Margarita Ball

Rachel Sexton and Brian King and Tiffany Goddard Snyder and Dr. Lance Snyder were the co-chairmen of the Margarita Ball, a benefit for Hope House, on April 29th at Club 1000. Partygoers enjoyed margaritas, a heads or tails raffle, delicious fare, and dancing to the tunes of The Patrick Lentz Band. Carolyn Long served as […]

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Midwest Innocence Project – Faces of Innocence

April 19th was the date for Faces of Innocence at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Jarrett Adams, who was exonerated after 10 years in prison, was the keynote speaker.  Proceeds support the Midwest Innocence Project, an organization dedicated to the investigation, litigation and exoneration of the wrongfully convicted in five states. Exoneree and Emcee Brian […]

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Harvesters – Forks & Corks

Mark Donovan was the honorary chairman for Forks & Corks, a benefit for Harvesters – The Community Food Network, on April 28th at the Kansas City Convention Center. Guests celebrated the 20th anniversary of the event with gourmet fare and wine from more than 50 of Our Town’s finest restaurants and beverage purveyors. Board Members […]

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Hats Off to Mothers – Cocktail Party

March 30th was the date for the Hats Off to Mothers Honoree Cocktail Party at Carriage Club. The event welcomed the 2016 honorees and celebrated past honorees with a butterfly pinning ceremony. Laurie Ingram, 2010 honoree; and Carmen Sabates served as the co-chairmen. 2016 Honoree Connie Mendolia, 2010 Honoree Lucille Tutera, and 2015 Honoree Peaches […]

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The Family Conservancy – Brew for Books

Boulevard Brewing Company was the setting for The Family Conservancy’s third annual Brew for Books on April 14th. More than 250 guests donated more than 725 books for children from birth through age five, who are living in poverty. Ryan Triggs was the featured entertainer.  Guests enjoyed the musical stylings of Ryan Triggs. Joe Harmon, […]

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