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Center Stage

University of Kansas Hospital – Girls’ Night In

On February 9th, The University of Kansas Hospital’s Girls’ Night In will take place at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. The event will feature Gretchen Rubin, who wrote Better Than Before, The Happiness Project and Happier at Home. Sara Colt and Susan Morris are serving as honorary co-chairmen. Sara Colt, honorary co-chairman Susan Morris, honorary […]

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Angels of The Children’s Place Gala

April 8th is the date for the Angels of The Children’s Place Gala at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Wendy and Grant Burcham will serve as the honorary chairmen. Honorary Chairmen Wendy and Grant Burcham Also featured in the December 12, 2015 issue  

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Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation – White Coat Gala

April 9th is the date for Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation’s White Coat Gala at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Neil T. Douthat is the honorary chairman, and Rachael Weber Sabates and Dr. Nelson Sabates are serving as chairmen. Neil T. Douthat, honorary chairman Rachael Weber Sabates and Dr. Nelson Sabates, chairmen Also featured in […]

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Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas – Snow Ball

The 42nd Annual Snow Ball, a benefit for Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas, will be held on January 16th at the Crown Center Exhibition Hall. The Rod and JoAnne Cyr Foundation and Family are the honorary presidents, and Marilyn and Ken Hager are the presidents. Ken and Marilyn Hager, presidents; with Cathy Nigro, Suzie […]

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Kansas City Young Matrons – Civics Honoring Day

The Kansas City Young Matrons held its annual Civics Honoring Day on October 5th at its temporary headquarters, the Central United Methodist Church. Members heard updates from three of KCYM’s affiliate organizations: Ozanam, HappyBottoms Diaper Bank and Sheffield Place. Michele Nelson, Valerie Burke and Janet Bjerke Mother and Daughter Life Members Cokie Strafer and Judy […]

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Lyric Opera Circle – Seduction Ball

The Lyric Opera Circle’s Seduction Ball will be held on April 2nd at Union Station Kansas City. The honorary chairmen are Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bruening, and Mrs. Jack Spilker is the Circle president. The theme of the 30th annual event was inspired by the timeless allure of the opera, Carmen. Guests will enjoy a […]

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High Aspirations – 5th Annual Mentors Challenge

The Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown will be the setting for High Aspirations’ 5th Annual Mentors Challenge on November 17th. Committee members are making final plans for the special evening that will include cocktails, dinner and remarks from Father Gregory Joseph Boyle, S.J., guest speaker. Marianne and Bill Dunn, Jr., and The […]

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