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Ozanam – Hollywood Holiday Gala

Ozanam‘s 27th annual Hollywood Holiday Gala was held on December 2nd at The Westin Crown Center Hotel.  Guests enjoyed cocktails, silent and live auctions, a delicious dinner, and entertainment by the boys and girls at Ozanam.  Katherine Bontrager Houlehan and Joseph Houlehan served as chairmen.  Proceeds from the evening benefited scholarships and services for the boys and girls […]

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Lyric Opera Circle – Holiday Luncheon

Members of the Lyric Opera Circle gathered for the Holiday Luncheon on December 1st at Webster House.  Everyone eagerly anticipates the Lyric Opera Ball, which will take place on April 2nd at the Hyatt Regency Crown Center Hotel. Also featured in the January 8th issue of The Independent Magazine Rhea Winslow, Suzanne Shank, 2011 Ball co-chairman; Tricia Scott, president; and […]

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Newhouse House Party – Puttin’ on the Ritz

Newhouse House Party was held on November 20th at the Ritz Charles.  The theme was “Puttin’ on the Ritz” and all funds raised at the event will benefit the women and children served by the shelter.  Guests enjoyed a delicious dinner, live music and silent and live auctions.  One lucky live auction winner will receive a custom-made […]

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Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties – Mother’s Tea

The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties held its annual Mother’s Tea on September 19th as the official kick-off for the 2010 Community Ball and Cotillion.  The event recognized the mothers of the 60 high school seniors that have been honored with an invitation to participate in the event.  The Mother’s Tea was hosted at the lovely home of Renee […]

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Amy Barickman – Enchanted Makeovers

Amy Barickman‘s new book Vintage Notions: An Inspirational Guide to Needlework, Cooking, Sewing, Fashion & Fun launched on September 2nd with an event at the Kansas City Public Library and a reception at the Simpson House.  A percentage of book sales that evening benefited Enchanted Makeovers, an organization that transforms shelters for women and children into places of […]

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Helzberg Collections – Grand Opening

Helzberg Collections™ celebrated the grand opening of its flagship store on the Country Club Plaza on October 7th.  Many guests joined in for the unveiling of the dramatic new store setting and to meet Olympic gold medalist, Dorothy Hamill, as she debuted her exclusive Love, Help and Hope Collection™.  Proceeds from the event benefited Susan G. Komen® for […]

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61st Anniversary BOTAR Ball

The 61st Anniversary BOTAR Ball was held on October 16th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.  The evening was nothing less than spectacular — guests were blown away by the beautiful decor, delicious dinner and the traditional BOTAR waltz.  (Not to mention the dresses this year were absolutely stunning!)  A big congratulations goes […]

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Bike 4 the Brain

The fifth annual Bike 4 the Brain (B4B) community-wide bike ride/run/walk to raise awareness about mental illness will be held on Septermber 6th at the Johnson County Mental Health Center.  B4B is affiliated with Mental Health America of the Heartland and all funds raised from the event will support local not-for-profit organizations that help people […]

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NorthCare Hospice House

Over 200 guests attended An Intimate Reception for The NorthCare Hospice House on June 24th.  The hosts of the lovely event were Patty Garney and Sandra Aust.  Guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres, made donations and shopped for items to give to the Hospice House, all while the NorthCare Hospice music group entertained on piano and flute. Also featured […]

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