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BOTAR – Mothers Dessert

The mothers of the 2017 BOTARs met recently at the lovely home of Cathy Schultz. Guests enjoyed delicious desserts from The Capital Grille and learned about the upcoming BOTAR season. Mandy Burditt and Amy Polen served as the event co-chairmen. The 2017 BOTAR Executive Committee members smiled for the camera. The beautiful desserts from The […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City – 3rd annual RISE

More than 1,000 guests enjoyed Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City’s third annual RISE, a rooftop crawl in the Crossroads, on August 26th. The five rooftop parties featured different movie themes, including comedy, science fiction, horror, musicals, and action/adventure. Annelene Caruso and Kristin Stroud Rick Baier and Christina Arnone Jeff Smith and Jennifer […]

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2017 C&C Group Alphapointe Pro-Am Tournament

Loch Lloyd Country Club was the beautiful setting for The 2017 C&C Group Alphapointe Pro-Am Tournament on July 17th. Board Member Danny Davies served as chairman of the planning committee. The sold-out event raised more than $63,000 for Alphapointe’s programs and services for youth who are blind or visually impaired. Jaime Bluma and Tracy McConnell, […]

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Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park – Stems: A Garden Soirée

Debbie and Wes Jenson were the honorary chairmen for Stems: A Garden Soirée, a benefit for The Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park. The 10th annual event was held on June 24th at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens. Guests enjoyed drinks, fabulous fare from local restaurants, great art, live music, and fireworks. […]

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Kansas City’s 2017 Summer Scrapbook

The balloon artist was a big hit. Will Fendler, Libby Fendler and Alex White Bob Knighton and Chip Knighton Dr. Atif Ali, Lilah Ali and Amanda Sells Jay and Rebecca Arthur John and Christy Crossley John and Beth O’Bryan Jackie and Jason Romero with Vale Logan Lewellen, Emma Hassenflu, Lulu McKee, and Lanie Tietjen Abby […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater KC – Summer Bowl for Kids’ Sake

More than 2,000 corporate and individual teams participated in Summer Bowl for Kids’ Sake, a benefit for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City. The July 11th through the 26th event was held at Park Lanes. Guests enjoyed fun bowling, drinks, great food, prizes, and more. The Super Team Party was held on August […]

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The Kansas City Zoo – Jazzoo “Peacocks and Plumage”

Guests celebrated “Peacocks and Plumage” at Jazzoo, which was held at the Kansas City Zoo on June 2nd. Trish and John Dorsey served as chairmen of the event, which featured entertainment by Disco Dick and the Mirror Balls, D.J. Kirby and other great bands from Our Town. Partygoers clad in feathers and animal prints enjoyed […]

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