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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City – Match Appreciation Banquet

April 2nd was the date for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City’s Match Appreciation Banquet. The Lifetime Friendship Award was presented, the Bigs of the Year were honored and CEO Micheal Lawrence was recognized for his 25 years of service. The evening honored match length and celebrated the creation of new friendships. Big […]

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TMC Charitable Foundation – White Coat Gala

Doctor Kara Settles and Doctor Jeff Joyce and Zulema and Terry Bassham were the co-chairmen of TMC Charitable Foundation’s second annual White Coat Gala on March 25th at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Kelly Eckerman served as the emcee. Proceeds support Kansas City’s essential hospital, Truman Medical Centers. Vocalist Cherayla Haynes Davis performed for the […]

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City – Kids Night Out

April 7th was the date for Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City’s Kids Night Out at the Overland Park Convention Center. The event featured a private performance from special guest stars, Little Big Town, Grammy Award winner and five-time, reigning CMA Vocal Group of the Year. Nancy and Steve Hooley were the honorary […]

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Royals Charities – Celebrity Golf Tournament

April 17th was the date for Royals Charities’ Celebrity Golf Tournament at Shadow Glen Golf Club. Current and former players, broadcasters, Sluggerrr, and Manager Ned Yost spent time visiting with players during the tournament. An awards ceremony was held afterward that featured the 1985 and 2015 World Series Trophies. George Brett, Jeff Montgomery, and Ned […]

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The Children’s Place – Angels’ Gala

The Angels’ Gala, a benefit for The Children’s Place, was held on April 29th at the Kansas City Convention Center. Guests enjoyed cocktails and dinner, a live auction with the Nigro Brothers and dancing to Lost Wax. Susie Heddens and Deborah Quirk were the honorary co-chairmen, and Melissa Batz, Tracy Dillon, Lisa Hardy, Laura Jones, […]

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KidsTLC – Pour for More

Kerri Frazier and Julie Houts served as co-chairmen of KidsTLC’s Pour for More on April 28th at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. More than 300 guests enjoyed the Nantucket-inspired event that featured handcrafted cocktails, a fresh seafood feast by Café Sebastienne, bidding on custom designed bar carts, and dancing. Amante Domingo and Veronica Mazzarese […]

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Center for Practical Bioethics – Annual Dinner

More than 600 guests gathered for the Center for Practical Bioethics’ Annual Dinner on April 5th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Kathleen Sebelius, former United States Secretary of Health and Human Services, was the keynote speaker, and Barbara and Rene Bollier and Julie and David Warm served as the co-chairmen. […]

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