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The Farmer’s House – Fall Feast

The Farmer’s House in Weston, Missouri, was the setting for the fourth annual Fall Feast on September 8th. Hosted by the Farmers, guests enjoyed signature cocktails, hand rolled cigars, hors d’oeuvres, a delicious farm-to-table meal, and live music by Band K. The Farmer’s House provides early work experience and community integration services for more than […]

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Heartland Men’s Chorus – Dinner of Note, “Mythical Odyssey”

Greek heroes, enchanted mermaids and nearly 300 guests gathered for Heartland Men’s Chorus’ Dinner of Note, “Mythical Odyssey.” The 23rd annual event was held on September 22nd at the Arvest Bank Theater at The Midland. Guests enjoyed cocktails, auctions, a dinner, entertainment, and dancing. Proceeds support Heartland Men’s Chorus’ mission to enlighten, inspire, heal, and […]

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Harriman-Jewell Series – Prelude 2018: Season 54

Roswitha and Ken Schaffer were the honorary chairmen, and Michelle and Chuck Ritter served as the chairmen of Harriman-Jewell Series’ Prelude 2018 – Season 54. The September 24th event was held at The 1900 Building. American Soprano Alyson Cambridge was the featured performer. Guests enjoyed cocktails, dinner, party games, and beautiful décor. Chairmen Chuck and […]

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The Whole Person – It’s Magic! Night of Independence Gala

The Whole Person’s It’s Magic! – Night of Independence Gala was held on September 22nd. Sally Firestone, 2017 Paul H. Levy Founder’s Award winner; was the honorary chairman, and Morgan Perry served as the chairman. The event featured a video message by Magician David Copperfield, a cocktail reception, live magic and aerial performances, silent and […]

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First Call – Celebration Evening

First Call’s annual Celebration Evening was held on September 20th at The Gallery Event Space. Dr. Heather Hale Rosburg and Chris Rosburg served as the chairmen. More than 350 guests enjoyed dinner and remarks from Keynote Speaker Sam Quinones, author of Dreamland. The evening raised awareness about First Call and substance use disorder as a […]

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Niles – 135th Anniversary

Today, Niles operates a residential treatment center and provides day programs to assist youths and families, but its roots go back to 1883. At that time, Samuel Eason began caring for homeless, orphaned children near 18th and Vine Streets. It started with one man, an African-American bricklayer, doing what he could for those in need, […]

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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art’s Committee of 100 – Celebratory Luncheon

September 18th was the date for The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art’s Committee of 100’s seventh annual Celebratory Luncheon at the Museum. Marshall Watson, native Kansas Citian, author and interior designer, was the featured guest. Laura Powell and Mary Ann Powell were the co-chairmen. Marilyn and Jim Hebenstreit hosted the Benefactor Dinner. The Committee of 100 is a […]

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The Symphony League – Symphony Ball

The Symphony League’s Symphony Ball, “To Paris with Love,” was held on September 8th at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center. Guests enjoyed cocktails, a gourmet dinner, a silent auction, and a performance by Maestro Michael Stern and the Kansas City Symphony. Afterward, partygoers danced the night away to the music of KOKOMO with […]

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Harriman-Jewell Series – Benefactors’ Party Prelude 2018

Harriman-Jewell Series’ Benefactors’ Party for Prelude 2018 was held at The American Restaurant. Roswitha and Ken Schaffer were the honorary chairmen, and Michelle and Chuck Ritter served as the chairmen. Guests enjoyed the night of celebration, music and support of the Harriman-Jewell Series. Renae and Phil Krause with Anne and Gary Barnes   Pati Chasnoff, Merry […]

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