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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – Black Tie Ball

April 23rd is the date for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s 28th annual Black Tie Ball, “An Evening of Elegance.” Suzanne and Brad Smith are the chairmen. Guests will enjoy a signature cocktail, silent and live auctions, a five-course dinner, and entertainment. Chairmen Suzanne and Brad Smith   Also featured in the February 6, 2016 […]

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Congratulations, Frances & Andrew!

Mr. and Mrs. James Nicholas Clay of Leawood are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Frances Read Clay, to Andrew Iain Spitsnogle, the son of Jill Wylie Paton of Prairie Village and Steven Walter Spitsnogle of Overland Park. Frances is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Hagaman Benners of Dallas, Texas, the […]

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Congratulations, Molly & Brett!

Mr. and Mrs. Gerald L. Rappold of Prairie Village are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Molly Lynn Rappold, to Brett Kenneth Miller, the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Robert Miller II of Leawood. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas L. Curtis of Mission Hills and Mr. and […]

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Crib Note – Daisy Leone Selman

A darling baby girl named Daisy Leone Selman arrived on July 17th to proud parents Daisy and Andrew Selman. She joins her big brother Noah, age three. Delighted grand parents are Mr. and Mrs. John MacDonald and Mr. and Mrs. Michael O’Boyle. Daisy is the fifth generation Daisy on her mother’s side. She is named […]

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Rosemary Flanigan

Rosemary Flanigan joined the Center for Practical Bioethics’ board of directors in 1986 and served as chairman in 1991. She served on the Center’s staff for 17 years, following her retirement from Rockhurst University. Thank you, Rosemary, for all you do for the Center for Practical Bioethics. Additional photos featured in the February 6, 2016 […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Will Pryor

Will Pryor is an audit senior manager at Grant Thornton. He is a member of the Centurions, class of 2017 and serves on the Arts and Culture Task Force and the communications committee. Will enjoys running marathons, traveling, photography, and the Kansas City Royals. He and his wife, Lindsey, have a daughter, Lincoln. Caption goes […]

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Nutcracker Luncheon

On December 15th, Kansas City Ballet Guild members gathered for the Nutcracker Luncheon at Hallbrook Country Club. Guests enjoyed Nutcracker centerpieces, delectable bites and a performance by the KCBII and KCB trainee dancers. Gigi Rose, executive guild member; was the host. Susan Bubb, Susan Sands and Melinda Petet Lisa Schubert Hickok The dancers performed for […]

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