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The Women’s Foundation – We Work for Change

More than 1,300 guests gathered for The Women’s Foundation’s annual We Work for Change event at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Mary and Tom Bloch were the honorary chairmen, and Madeleine McDonough served as the chairman. The sold-out event featured Keynote Speaker Ann Curry. Abby Wendel, Brian Stewart and Elizabeth Glynn were the […]

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The 69th BOTAR Ball

The Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown was the setting for the 69th BOTAR Ball on October 20th. Trapp and Company created an opulent atmosphere, with a French-inspired blue and gold design, that resembled an intimate art deco club lounge setting. The BOTARs wore beautiful red gowns designed by Mary Neddo. Flowers were […]

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The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts – Menu Release Party

The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts’ Spotlight Premier Members recently enjoyed the Fall Menu Release Party in The Dining Experience. The event featured Kauffman Center Executive Chef Laura Comer’s modern American cuisine. In October, Laura was named “Chef of the Year” by the Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association. Guests enjoyed cocktails and a sampling […]

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Kansas City Young Matrons – Civics and Honoring Day

October 1st was the date for Kansas City Young Matrons’ Civics and Honoring Day. The organization, now in its 102nd year, honored the President, Past Presidents, Life Members, Silver Members, and Honorary Members from 1949 to the present. The “Merry Matrons” shared details about KCYM’s upcoming Magic Ball, a benefit for Avenue of Life. Bonne […]

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Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas – Kick-off Meeting

The 45th Annual Snow Ball will be held on January 19th at the Overland Park Convention Center. Recently, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas held a Kick-off Meeting for Snow Ball Patron and Table Committees at Indian Hills Country Club. The evening concluded with a surprise donation delegated to kick start this year’s fundraising campaign. Proceeds […]

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Johnson County Library Foundation – The Library Lets Loose

September 29th was the date for Johnson County Library Foundation’s third annual The Library Lets Loose. Rachel Berbiglia and Rich Cook served as the co-chairmen. Guests enjoyed scrumptious food and drink pairings, local music, artists, performers, and creators. The JCL Foundation supports the collection and Library programs, including early childhood literacy, summer reading, homework help, […]

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Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties – Community Ball and Cotillion

The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties’ 68th Annual Community Ball and Cotillion will be held on December 1st. The debutantes and their escorts represent 22 local schools in Our Town. (First row) Joby Jobson, Dave Ruf, Ryan Bennett, Connell McKeown, Emily McConwell, Natalya Klepikow, Holly Phalen, Abigail Hetherington, Molly Mahoney, Colleen Crabtree, Samantha […]

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YMCA of Greater Kansas City – Cheers for Challenger

September 19th was the date for YMCA of Greater Kansas City’s 12th annual Cheers for Challenger at Boulevard Brewery. Guests enjoyed food and beverages, silent and live auctions and entertainment by the Country Duo. Proceeds benefit the Challenger adaptive program, which offers recreational, social, swim, and other activities for young people with diverse abilities. Josef […]

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Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care – Sunday Night Live!

September 23rd was the date for Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care’s Sunday Night Live! in Kansas City’s Power & Light District. Guests enjoyed performances by Kansas City Jazz Trio, Flowtricks performance art and magician Tom Burgoon. The week kicked off with a lovely Patrons’ Party at the home of Marny and John Sherman. Debbie […]

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