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Park University – Grand Reopening

On March 14th, alumni, guests and members of the faculty and board of trustees celebrated Park University’s grand reopening of its downtown campus center at 911 Main Street, Suite 300, Kansas City, Missouri. Guests enjoyed a demonstration of Park University Pirate Patch classroom technology. Cathy Smith addressed the crowd. Also featured in the April 15, […]

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Kansas City’s Medicine Cabinet – DOSE OF FUN

On February 17th, Kansas City’s Medicine Cabinet’s DOSE OF FUN took place at the Uptown Theater. The sold-out crowd enjoyed music by headliners, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, with the Ozark Mountain Daredevils as the special guests. Spokespersons Frank and Teresa White enjoyed the Patrons’ Party. Mary Sargent, Gail Tucker, Jodi Wilson, Kansas City’s Medicine […]

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Benedictine College – Scholarship Ball

More than 800 alumni, friends and students attended Benedictine College’s annual Scholarship Ball. The February 25th event was held at the Overland Park Convention Center. Lené Westerman and Kate and Patrick Carr were the co-chairmen, and John Holt served as the emcee. The evening featured a 50th anniversary celebration of the college’s 1967 NAIA national […]

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Mission Valley Hunt Ball – 90th Anniversary

The Mission Valley Hunt Ball’s 90th anniversary celebration consisted of a whirlwind weekend, filled with friendship, horses and hounds! A Patrons’ Party was held on February 9th at the lovely home of Amanda Curfman-Beringer and Tom Beringer and hosted by Ellen and John Aisenbrey. The following morning, horses and riders rode from the clubhouse, Fin […]

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The Hunt Family Foundation and Kansas City Chiefs – 101 Awards

Mike Brown served as chairman of The Hunt Family Foundation and Kansas City Chiefs’ 47th annual 101 Awards on February 26th at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center. Mark Donovan, Bob Page, The University of Kansas Hospital; and Mike Brown, chairman Trey Flowers Trent Green and Jason Garrett, honoree Mark and Mary Jorgenson Trent […]

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The Children’s SPOT at Saint Luke’s Hospital – Once Upon A Time

February 28th was the date for Once Upon A Time, a benefit for The Children’s SPOT at Saint Luke’s Hospital. Laura and David Hall were the honorary chairmen, and Annie and Dr. Pete DiPasco served as the chairmen. J.J. Rolf and Chiefs Cheerleader Maddie Sluggerrr with Ellie and Caroline Larson Dr. Pete DiPasco, honorary chairman; […]

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Kansas City Museum – The Derby Party

The Derby Party, hosted by the Kansas City Museum Foundation to benefit the Kansas City Museum, will be held on May 6th. On the Museum’s historic grounds and Carriage House, enjoy music by Victor & Penny, southern food created by The Westside Local, southern beverage creations made with local Kansas City distillery labels, yard games, […]

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