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Sheffield Place – Off the Wall

Peter Sunderman and Curt Thomas served as honorary chairmen for Off the Wall, a benefit for Sheffield Place. More than 500 guests gathered for the October 13th event, which was held in the Exhibition Hall at Municipal Auditorium. Brittany Porter was the featured speaker, and John Holt served as the emcee. Partygoers enjoyed cocktails, dinner […]

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Shawnee Mission Education Foundation – Fall Breakfast

Dr. Mike Fulton, the new superintendent of the Shawnee Mission School District, delivered the “State of the District” address at the Shawnee Mission Education Foundation’s annual Fall Breakfast, which was held on October 11th at the Overland Park Convention Center. More than 1,000 guests attended the event, which featured performances and recognition of student achievements, […]

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Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties – Dads’ Ice Breaker

The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties hosted a Dads’ Ice Breaker on October 14th. Fathers of participants from 22 different high schools met and mingled prior to the Community Ball and Cotillion, to be held on December 1st. Larry Beashore, Andrew Novak and Brian Nentwig   William Henkel, Tim Thomas and Jason Klepikow […]

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Kansas City Young Audiences – Spark the Arts in Young Hearts

Kansas City Young Audiences (KCYA) hosted its biennial luncheon, Spark the Arts in Young Hearts, on October 9th at the Uptown Theater. Linda and Steve Taylor were the honorary chairmen. Rebecca Dempsey was honored with the Lighton Prize for Teaching Artist Excellence, Lester Morris received the Distinguished Educator Award and Debby Ballard was presented with […]

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ArtsKC – Inspiration Breakfast

ArtsKC’s ninth annual Inspiration Breakfast was held on October 17th at The Gallery Event Space. Guests gathered to hear ArtsKC grant recipients share stories about the transformative power of the arts. Dylan Mortimer, featured artist; spoke about the healing power of his work. Harmony Project KC youths gave a special musical performance. Kim Jones and […]

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American Royal – Junior Premium Livestock Auction

October 21st was the date for the American Royal Junior Premium Livestock Auction at the American Royal Complex. The event marked the end of the first week of the 119th American Royal Livestock Show, where 65 of the best animals from the show were auctioned. A highlight of the evening was the sale of the […]

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The Women’s Foundation – We Work for Change

More than 1,300 guests gathered for The Women’s Foundation’s annual We Work for Change event at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Mary and Tom Bloch were the honorary chairmen, and Madeleine McDonough served as the chairman. The sold-out event featured Keynote Speaker Ann Curry. Abby Wendel, Brian Stewart and Elizabeth Glynn were the […]

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The 69th BOTAR Ball

The Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown was the setting for the 69th BOTAR Ball on October 20th. Trapp and Company created an opulent atmosphere, with a French-inspired blue and gold design, that resembled an intimate art deco club lounge setting. The BOTARs wore beautiful red gowns designed by Mary Neddo. Flowers were […]

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The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts – Menu Release Party

The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts’ Spotlight Premier Members recently enjoyed the Fall Menu Release Party in The Dining Experience. The event featured Kauffman Center Executive Chef Laura Comer’s modern American cuisine. In October, Laura was named “Chef of the Year” by the Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association. Guests enjoyed cocktails and a sampling […]

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