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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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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Church!

Hillary Ann Franke and Richard John Lester Church were married on June 20th at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Stephen Franke of Prairie Village. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Whitmer and the late Mr. and Mrs. Carl Joseph Franke. […]

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Ozanam – 32nd annual Hollywood Holiday Gala

Ozanam’s 32nd annual Hollywood Holiday Gala was held on December 3rd at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Partygoers enjoyed cocktails, a delicious dinner, silent and live auctions, and remarks from United States Army First Sergeant Mark Haliburton, who discussed his inspiring experience at Ozanam as a young boy. Andrea and David Leavitt […]

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Congratulations Katherine & Daniel!

Katherine Baker and Daniel Nelson were married on October 10th at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Russell W. Baker, Jr., of Our Town. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Morton Nelson of St. Joseph, Missouri. The evening prior, the groom’s parents hosted […]

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Kansas City Repertory Theatre – Renovation Campaign

November 23rd was the date for Kansas City Repertory Theatre’s Renovation Campaign Donor Dinner to celebrate the grand reopening of Spencer Theatre. Dinner guests enjoyed a lavish meal by Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions in the newly constructed Spencer Donor Lounge. The event was followed by a special reception and Community Open House on November 30th. Jean […]

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