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Kansas City Young Matrons – 100 Years of Fashion

April 17th was the date for Kansas City Young Matrons’ 100 Years of Fashion: 1917-2017, a centennial-themed program for members and guests. Popular music from each decade accompanied runway models, who wore historic fashions and accessories. Lesli Lundquist, Cyndi James, Nina Hollabaugh, Lee Harizanoff, Randi Pereira, Terry McGhie, Susie Womack, Kathy Kane, and Mary Beth […]

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The Jewel Ball – Chairmen’s Coffee

The Kansas City Country Club was the lovely setting for the Jewel Ball Chairmen’s Coffee on April 12th. Nancy Dreyer Sachse is serving as chairman of the 63rd anniversary of The Jewel Ball, to be held on June 17th at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Chairman Nancy Sachse and Vice Chairman Charlotte White Trapp and […]

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The Truman Library Institute – Wild About Harry

Nancy and Herb Kohn were the honorary chairmen, and Katie and Clyde Wendel served as the chairmen of The Truman Library Institute’s 17th annual Wild About Harry dinner. The April 7th event was held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Mark Halperin and John Heilemann were the keynote speakers, and Dr. […]

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CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties – Promise of Hope

March 30th was the date for CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties’ Promise of Hope. Honorees were CASA volunteers Saarah Ahmad, Drew Staum, Cathy Matlack, and Ballard Yeates. Lisa Gunderson, Pat Austin, Karen Jaqua, Susan Fronzack, Cyndi Weld, and Laura Eatherly Stephanie Kamphoefner, Meredith Gaigals, Hilary Lemon, Maureen Lindstrom, and Ellen Clune Additional photos featured […]

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Rockhurst High School – Spectacular Auction

April 8th was the date for Rockhurst High School’s Spectacular Auction, “RockAloha!” Outgoing President Father Terrence A. Baum, SJ. was named an honorary alumna and was presented with an endowed scholarship in his name and a Rockhurst High School class ring. Steph and Andy Eilert, Lisa and Scott Hallier, Rebecca and Brad Hewlett, Karin and […]

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Kansas City Young Matrons – New Member Class

On April 10th, Kansas City Young Matrons hosted a luncheon to welcome the 2017-18 new member class. Elizabeth Weiler and Becky McCormack were the co-chairmen. Mary Ring, Terry McGhie and Mary Pat Williams  (Seated) Coleen Flathman, Andrea Alford and Cyndi James (standing) Gail Van Way, Margy Ronning and Sue Lund Additional photos featured in the […]

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Jackson County CASA – Light of Hope Breakfast

April 5th was the date of Jackson County CASA’s 17th annual Light of Hope Breakfast at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. More than 1,100 guests enjoyed a presentation of the Teresa Rabideau Award for Volunteer Excellence to Mary Lampton and the Light of Hope Award to The Gould Charitable Foundation and The […]

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