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BOTAR – Planning Committees

The BOTAR committees recently met to plan the 69th annual BOTAR Ball, to be held on October 20th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. (Seated) BOTAR President Blythe Robertson (standing) Susan Spencer with Jessica Wright, Kim Palmer and Kristie Larson, American Royal; Charlie Tetrick, American Royal board chairman; and Lynn Parman, […]

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Kansas City Symphony League – Invitation Mailing Day

Members of the Kansas City Symphony League gathered at the Sulgrave on July 11th for Invitation Mailing Day, when they assembled the beautiful invitations to the Symphony Ball, “To Paris With Love.” Kathy Scaglia was the host, and Kate Ferrell Banks served as the invitation mailing day chairman. Laurie Burgess is chairman of the Ball, […]

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Mid-Continent Public Library – Legacy Luncheon

June 15th was the date for Mid-Continent Public Library’s fourth annual Legacy Luncheon at the Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center. Will Schwalbe was the keynote speaker. Volunteers Vicky Baker, Christen Stein, Amy Barclay, and Katie Gregory worked the registration table.    Yolanda Cargile and Geri Haile, Mid-Continent Public Library Additional photos featured in the […]

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Support Kansas City – Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Awards

Amy Pieper served as chairman of Support Kansas City’s ninth annual Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Awards. The June 28th event was held at Rockhurst University. The awards celebrate organizations’ governance, agency impact, transparency, and community collaborations. FIRE Foundation, MOCSA and Harvesters received the 2018 awards. Author Virginia Eubanks was the keynote speaker, and Chris Hernandez […]

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Alphapointe – C&C Group Pro-Am Tournament

June 4th was the date for the 2018 C&C Group Alphapointe Pro-Am Tournament at Loch Lloyd Country Club. Board Member Danny Davies served as chairman of the planning committee. The sold-out event raised more than $138,000 for Alphapointe’s programs and services for youth who are blind or visually impaired. Lyn Petro, Foundation board member; and […]

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Kansas City Zoo – 29th Annual Jazzoo

Kelly and Ron Lockton were the chairmen of the 29th Annual Jazzoo on June 1st at the Kansas City Zoo. This year’s theme, “Rub Elbows. Touch Fins.,” celebrated the Zoo’s newest exhibit, Stingray Bay. Partygoers dressed in the aquatic theme and animal prints and enjoyed Stingray Stinger specialty cocktails, delectable cuisine from more than 70 […]

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Kansas City Art Institute – Artfare 2018

The Vanderslice Committee of the Kansas City Art Institute’s Artfare 2018, a benefit for the Kansas City Art Institute, was held on May 20th at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. The festive evening paired talented chefs with creative artists. John and Sharon Hoffman   A Patrons’ Party was held on May 14th at The […]

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CASA SuperHero 5K

June 24th was the date for the fifth annual CASA SuperHero 5K at Corporate Woods. More than 800 participants and 100 volunteers enjoyed the mild weather and Kids’ Zone activities. Proceeds from the event benefit CASA of Johnson and Wyandotte Counties and Jackson County CASA. Diana Alexander   Sage Hickman   Amy Boydston, CASA of […]

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2018 Big Slick Celebrity Weekend

The co-hosts for the ninth annual Big Slick Celebrity Weekend were David Koechner, Rob Riggle, Paul Rudd, Eric Stonestreet, and Jason Sudeikis. June 1st and 2nd were jam-packed with events. The weekend began with a hospital visit and press conference at Children’s Mercy Adele Hall Campus on Friday morning. That night, Kauffman Stadium was the […]

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