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Jewel Ball – Spa Party

Jewel Ball debutantes gathered at Karen and Skip Peavey’s Lake Lotawana home on June 12th for a spa party.  Also featured in the the July 24th issue of The Independent (Front row) Kristen Peavey, Lee Fryer, Claire Ridge, (row 2) Sarah Luby, Taylor Twibell, Kit Andresen, (row 3) Elyse Wilson, Libby Bash, Jenny Howard, (row […]

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Jewel Ball – Steppin’ Out With The Debs

Seven Jewel Ball debutantes along with their parents hosted “Steppin’ Out With The Debs” at Mosaic Lounge in the Power and Light District on June 14th. Everyone enjoyed a delicious dinner and lots of dancing! Also featured in the July 24th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: David Riffel  

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Dining By Design – DIFFA Kansas City

Dining By Design is the signature fundraising event for DIFFA Kansas City.  This exciting event showcases the personal passions of some of Our Town’s leading design talents.  Since its inception more than 15 years ago, Dining By Design has helped to raise much needed funds for HIV and AIDS education and prevention in the Kansas […]

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Ida’s Bridal – Model Mothers

Ida’s Bridal and Tuxedo held its first ever Mother’s Fashion Show in March.  Mom’s modeled their glamourous gowns they had purchased at Ida’s and had worn at various galas, weddings and events.  More than 85 women enjoyed cake, champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries as they watched the ladies walk the specially-built runway lined with fresh flowers.  […]

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The Kansas City Ballet – Ballet Ball 2010

The Ballet Ball was held on March 6th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.  Ellyn Brown and Carl Schramm served as honorary chairmen, and Melinda Petet served as chairman.  Ginger and Michael Frost received the Pirouette Award this year. Also featured in the April 17th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: Larry F. […]

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Pembroke Hill – 58th Annual Clothesline Sale

It is Clothesline Sale time at Pembroke Hill!  The 58th Annual Sale is scheduled for Friday, April 23rd and Saturday, April 24th on the school’s Ward Parkway campus – 5121 State Line Road.  This free event is a paradise for die-hard garage salers, and will feature an extensive selection of furniture and high-quality women’s and […]

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The Kansas City Explorers

The Kansas City Explorers hosted a private reception on February 5th featuring tennis legend Billie Jean King and former Top 10 WTA tennis professional Chanda Rubin.  Some lucky Kansas Citians were able to pose with the dynamic duo! Also featured in the April 3rd issue of The Independent Photo Credit: Mark Bodine  

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