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The Most Wanted Auction 2016

The Most Wanted Auction, a benefit for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City, was held on December 3rd at The Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland. More than 1,000 guests enjoyed bidding on once-in-a-lifetime auction packages designed by the 37 honorees. The Most Wanted Auction raised a record breaking amount in 2016 – Congratulations […]

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JCRB|AJC – Human Relations Dinner

November 20th was the date for Jewish Community Relations Bureau|American Jewish Committee’s Human Relations Dinner at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center. Julia Irene Kauffman was honored with the Henry W. Bloch Human Relations Award. Janice and Tom Kreamer, Annabel and James B. Nutter, Sr., Sharon and Louis Smith, and Anne and Robert St. […]

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Johnson County Community College Foundation – Some Enchanted Evening

Reverend Adam Hamilton was honored with The Johnson Countian of the Year award at Johnson County Community College Foundation’s Some Enchanted Evening gala. Chanie and Tom Mitchell were the chairmen, and Clint Robinson served as the corporate sponsor chairman of the 30th annual event on November 12th at the Overland Park Marriott. Reverend Adam Hamilton, […]

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Village Shalom – Ages of Excellence Celebration

Alana Muller and Bruce Kershenbaum were the co-chairmen of Village Shalom’s Ages of Excellence Celebration at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. The November 16th event featured a presentation by three-time Pulitzer Prize winner and international bestselling author, Thomas Friedman. Kathy and Scott Hawley Thomas Friedman, guest speaker; smiled during a question and answer […]

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Synergy Services – Stand Up for Synergy

Stand Up for Synergy was held on November 5th at Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa. Guests enjoyed cocktails, lounge singer Rudy Amato, artist Nick Clark, a delicious dinner, and a live auction, featuring the Nigro Brothers. Comedian Paul Reiser brought the house down with his wonderful performance. Michelle and Ryan Brown served as the chairmen. […]

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KidsTLC – United for Kids Gala, “Journey of Hope”

The North Club at Arrowhead Stadium was the perfect setting for KidsTLC’s 20th annual United for Kids Gala, “Journey of Hope,” on November 5th. The 20th annual event featured a Kendra Scott Jewelry Pull, a drawing for a new Honda Civic and a lively After Party in the Founders’ Club. Laura and Brian Dolezal were […]

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – 43rd annual Snow Ball

January 21st is the date for the 43rd annual Snow Ball, a benefit for Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, at the Overland Park Convention Center. Recently, Annie Brooks, Karen Davis, Jan Knopke, Angela Kopp, Angela Evangelidis, Jeannine Wilkerson, and Lynn Reardon graciously hosted addressing parties, and the invitations have been stuffed, sealed and delivered. Liz […]

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