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Rose Brooks Center – Cabaret

Vanessa Williams was the featured performer at the 31st Anniversary Cabaret. She dazzled the audience with her voice and wit. The event, a benefit for Rose Brooks Center, was held on February 25th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. More than $600,000 was raised, and the funds will be used to end […]

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15th Annual ArtsKC Awards Luncheon

The 15th Annual ArtsKC Awards Luncheon was held on March 8th at the Kansas City Convention Center. More than 1,000 guests enjoyed the creative event that featured acclaimed performers, an artist reception and Featured Artist Cheryl Eve Acosta whose sculptural pieces were on display before the event. Cheryl handcrafted each of the five awards that […]

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Notre Dame de Sion School – A Toast to Sion Gala

March 3rd was the date for Notre Dame de Sion School’s A Toast to Sion Gala. More than 400 guests celebrated Sion at the 32nd annual event. Alison Begley Schissler ’80, and Samuel Schissler and Paetra Desmarteau Serra ’87, and Gino Serra served as the chairmen. Kris and Jason Townsend and Davon Hazley and Malcolm […]

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Newhouse – New Day Luncheon

March 27th was the date for Newhouse’s Annual New Day Luncheon at Grand Street. Loren Halifax served as the emcee. The mission of Newhouse is to break the cycle of domestic violence by providing the tools that allow individuals and families to make positive choices and lead self-sufficient lives. Vicki Kraft, Newhouse; Tracy Lockton and […]

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March of Dimes – Signature Chefs Auction

The March of Dimes’ Signature Chefs Auction will be held on October 18th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Guests will enjoy sampling the chefs’ creations for a special tasting experience. The festive evening also includes cocktails, silent and live auctions and fund-a-need. Jenny Thomas and Makenzie Eisel   Carolyn Long […]

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Alphapointe – Boots & Pearls, Wine & Whiskey

Guests enjoyed sampling wines, whiskeys and a variety of small bites from local eateries and caterers at Alphapointe’s third annual Boots & Pearls, Wine & Whiskey event. The festivities were held at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum on February 23rd. Prudence Coleman, Pete Martinez and Elaine Sinn   Jessica Troester, Yolanda Searcy Guess, Cassandra Taylor, […]

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Giving the Basics – Bettin’ on the Basics

Giving the Basics’ Bettin’ on the Basics was held on March 2nd at 28 Event Space. Veronica and Peter Mallouk were honored for their generous support for a new building for Giving the Basics. Anna Marie Vogel and Jackie Miller were co-chairmen of the inaugural gala. Anna Vogel and Jackie Miller, co-chairmen    Justin Milligan, […]

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