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The Women’s Employment Network – Annual Luncheon

April 10th was the date for The Women’s Employment Network’s annual luncheon at the Sheraton Kansas City at Crown Center. Tara and Jon Darbyshire and Dawn and David Baker were the honorary co-chairmen, and Heather Anderson Feagans and Anita Bajaj Newton served as the co-chairmen. UMB was awarded the 2013 Beth K. Smith Award. Proceeds […]

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Truman Library Institute – 14th annual Wild About Harry

April 11th was the date for the Truman Library Institute’s 14th annual Wild About Harry at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy, TIME magazine editors and best-selling authors of The Presidents Club: Inside the World’s Most Exclusive Fraternity, were the guest speakers. Former Chairman of the Joint […]

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Gillis Center – 32nd Annual Spirit Awards

April 19th was the date for the Gillis Center’s 32nd Annual Spirit Awards at the Sheraton Kansas City at Crown Center. Steve Doyal and Ty Henson were each presented with the 2013 Spirit Awards and Jill Perfect was honored as the 2013 Gillis Volunteer of the Year. Guests enjoyed a delicious dinner, cocktails and entertainment […]

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Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and the Kansas City Sports Commission – 42 Premiere

April 11th was the date Waddell & Reed hosted a star-studded screening of the film 42 at AMC BarryWoods 24. The evening benefited the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and the Kansas City Sports Commission. AMC Theatres graciously donated the space, theatre team, concessions, and spirits for the event, making it an evening to remember! Stars […]

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CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties – Promise of Hope

April 4th was the date for CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties’ Promise of Hope Luncheon at the Ritz Charles. Michelle Privette shared her story of how her Court Appointed Special Advocate, Columbus Heard; helped her to change her life. Lenore Hammer received the 2013 Promise of Hope Award. Proceeds from the event support CASA […]

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Project 39 – The Mother of All Happy Hours

Project 39’s The Mother of All Happy Hours will be held on May 9th. More than 40 women will host the happy hour to benefit single mothers who participate in The Family Conservancy’s Healthy Parents, Healthy Kids program. Lisa Foley hosted a meeting on April 4th to finalize plans for the event. Also featured in […]

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Charles Bruffy & The Kansas City Chorale – Spring Song

The first annual Spring Song concert was held on March 30th in Rozzelle Court at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Charles Bruffy and The Kansas City Chorale performed a program which featured selection’s from the Chorale’s Grammy-winning album, Life and Breath. The concert was repeated on April 6th at the Cathedral Basilica in St. Louis. […]

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