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The Symphony League – Holiday Luncheon

The Symphony League’s Holiday Luncheon was held on December 12th at Grand Street Cafe on the Country Club Plaza. Symphony Ball Chairman Laurie Burgess and Honorary Chairmen Mary and John Edgar presented a check from the Ball to Frank Byrne, Kansas City Symphony, and Michael Fields, Symphony board member. Social Chairman Annette Sherrow planned the […]

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Johnson County Community College Foundation – Some Enchanted Evening

Christi and Jon Stewart served as the chairmen of the 32nd annual Some Enchanted Evening, a benefit for the Johnson County Community College Foundation. Doctors Mary and David Zamierowski were named the Johnson Countians of the Year. The Overland Park Convention Center was the site of the November 10th event. Proceeds benefit students in need […]

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The Folly Theater – Folly Frolic

Ashley and Ramin Cherafat were the honorary chairmen, and Sara E. Welch and Steve Paddock served as the co-chairmen for The Folly Theater’s Folly Frolic, “Celebrating the Renewal of an Iconic Theater.” The November 17th benefit concert featured Oleta Adams, blues and gospel vocalist. More than $175,000 was raised in support of the 118-year-old theater. […]

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – 45th annual Snow Ball

Fran and Neil Douthat are serving as presidents of the 45th annual Snow Ball, a benefit for Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. The January 19th event will be held at the Overland Park Convention Center. Friends of Curé of Ars, Nativity, St. Michael the Archangel, and Ascension parishes gathered at events in November to support […]

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KVC – Gala at the Station

Guests gathered at Union Station Kansas City for KVC’s Gala at the Station. The event, which was held on November 2nd, featured the talents of Quixotic and Lost Wax. Frank Boal led the auction. This year, members of the Red Door Grill restaurant group teamed up to serve as co-chairmen. Proceeds help KVC to provide […]

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Kansas City Ballet – Sugar Plum Fairy Children’s Ball

The Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown was transformed into the Land of Sweets for the 24th Annual Sugar Plum Fairy Children’s Ball on December 1st. Shelley Zucht served as chairman. Guests enjoyed a performance by the Kansas City Youth Ballet, caroling by the Ginger Frost High School Honors Artists from the Lyric […]

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CCVI – Gingerbread Lane at Webster House

The holidays were in full swing with Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired (CCVI’s) Gingerbread Lane at Webster House, where Our Town’s best pastry chefs created fabulous gingerbread houses. Caryll Schultz, Janise Naughton, Kelly Henderson, Lailan Bressler, and Susan Kastner   Meghan Schlichting’s “Das Lebkuchenhaus” won second place in the competition.   Cheri Elder’s “Nome […]

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Kansas City Young Matrons – Mistletoe Party

Hallbrook Country Club was the setting for Kansas City Young Matrons’ annual Mistletoe Party on December 7th. Members enjoyed an evening filled with fellowship and fun. Dawn Evans served as the event chairman. Terry and Bev Carlton with Feda and Shawn Briggs   President Joni and Chuck Etherington Also featured in the January 5, 2019 […]

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Cristo Rey Kansas City – 13th Annual Dancing with the Kansas City Stars

The 13th Annual Dancing with the Kansas City Stars, a benefit for the students of Cristo Rey Kansas City, will be held at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. The historic Scarritt Arcade was the setting to announce eight hometown heroes, Kelli Alldredge, Dean Barber, Shawn Hartman, Christy Hartner, Gabrielle Kaniger, Lauren Sierra […]

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