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The American Royal – Barbecue

The American Royal Barbecue was held on September 1st at Kansas Speedway. The Belles of the American Royal celebrated under their very first tent at the event. BOTAR’s and their guests enjoyed Smokin’ Guns Barbecue and dancing to the tunes of Whiskey for the Lady. BOTARs and their Escorts had a wonderful time at the […]

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Fall Luncheon

The Kansas City Ballet Guild’s 2017-2018 Season’s Fall Luncheon was held at Café Sebastienne on September 28th. Agenda items included a welcome by Guild President Gigi Rose followed by a sumptuous lunch. Guild President Gigi Rose, Craig Sole and Susan Meehan-Mizer   Francie Mayer, Sara Bower Youngblood and Mark McNeal   Carolyn Price and Lisa […]

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Wayside Waifs – Strutt With Your Mutt

Who cares about a few raindrops when you’re helping a good cause? Not the nearly 1,500 dogs (and their human companions) who participated in the 27th annual Strutt With Your Mutt, which was held in the lovely Brookside neighborhood on September 17th. The Fairfax Four performed throughout the festivities. The event raised a record $185,000, […]

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Wayside Waifs – Top Dog Classic with Drew Butera

Here’s the pitch: It’s the first annual Top Dog Classic with Drew Butera, and it benefits Wayside Waifs. Here’s the swing: Wait – it’s a golf club? That’s right. Top Golf was the site for the August 20th event. The fun featured Royals players and coaches mingling with guests, delicious food and refreshments and plenty […]

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United Inner City Services & St. Mark Center – 50th Anniversary Luncheon

United Inner City Services (UICS) and St. Mark Center celebrated helping early childhood learning flourish at a 50th Anniversary Luncheon at the 1900 Building on September 6th. Sarah and Jon Baum served as the chairmen, and Mark Jorgenson was an honoree. More than 200 guests enjoyed the special event that featured a student art exhibit. […]

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The Symphony Ball – Benefactors’ Party

The Symphony Ball Benefactors’ Party was held on September 6th at the beautiful home of Anita and Gary Robb. Guests enjoyed a delicious cocktail buffet and music from the Kansas City Symphony. The Symphony League’s Symphony Ball, “An Evening in Vienna,” was held on September 9th. Anne and Howard Elsberry were the Ball honorary chairmen, […]

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Lyric Opera Circle – Fall Luncheon

September 6th was the date for the Lyric Opera Circle’s Fall Luncheon at The Carriage Club. President Kimberlee Ried welcomed members, and Monica Mitchell-Werp, Ball chairman; introduced Carol and Humbert Tinsman, who are serving as honorary chairmen of the 60th Anniversary Lyric Opera Ball. The April 14th event will be held at the Sheraton Kansas […]

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