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KC Repertory Theatre – A Fearless Fête

  Kansas City Repertory Theatre’s A Fearless Fête – Mission to Planet Rep was held on May 20th. Blast-off site was Spencer Theatre, located in the James C. Olson Performing Arts Center on the UMKC campus. Kathy and Mark Donovan served as the chairmen. Guests – many of them in galactic attire – enjoyed a […]

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Kansas City Young Matrons – Installation Day Tea

May 1st was the date for Kansas City Young Matrons’ Installation Day Tea. Barbara Eiszner and Barbara Joslin were the co-chairmen. Members enjoyed a delicious brunch, and Magic Ball Co-chairmen Edie Downing and Gigi Rose presented a check to Bobbi Jo Reed of Healing House, the beneficiary of the ball.  Barb Joslin and Linda Weber […]

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Catholic Charities of NE KS – Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic

Now in its 36th year, the Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic, which was held on May 15th at Lake Quivira, continued to raise significant funds for Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas while giving golfers and volunteers alike a day of fun. Justin Gerstner, Phil Connealy, Trey Sabates, and Richard Prendergast Brad Cook and […]

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Spring Luncheon

Kansas City Ballet Guild’s annual Spring Luncheon was held on May 9th at Indian Hills Country Club. President Mark Sappington thanked the outgoing Guild Board for their hard work and welcomed the new 2017-2018 board. Guests enjoyed beautiful floral arrangements by Craig Sole. Jennifer Wampler, Michelle Hamlett-Weith and Jeannie Murphy Jennifer Wampler, Gigi Rose, president-elect; […]

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Wayside Waifs – Fur Ball “Beach Pawty”

Susie and Tom Corbin were the honorary chairmen, and Lauren McCarthy and Nancy McCarthy served as the co-chairmen of Wayside Waifs’ Fur Ball, “Beach Pawty,” on May 13th. More than 1,000 guests enjoyed a delicious dinner, silent and live auctions and dancing. Emily and Mark Johnson with Geoff Hall, Wayside Waifs; and Michele Pritchard Erica […]

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Symphony Ball – Kick-Off Tea

March 8th was the date for the Kick-Off Tea for the Symphony League of Kansas City’s Symphony Ball, “An Evening in Vienna,” at the beautiful home of Rachael Sabates. Pam Bruce and Suzanne Shank are the Ball co-chairmen. Committee members enjoyed a delicious array of tea sandwiches and elegant chocolates and learned about upcoming plans […]

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MOCSA – Community Luncheon

Nancy and Steve Hooley and Kelly and Ron Lockton were the honorary co-chairmen, Julana Harper-Sachs and Becky Loboda served as the co-chairmen and Elizabeth Souder and Matt Sharples were the community support committee co-chairmen for Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA’s) Community Luncheon on May 5th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City […]

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