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Synergy Services – Kindest Kansas Citian Awards

More than 400 guests enjoyed cocktails and a delicious dinner at the 28th annual Kindest Kansas Citian Awards on May 4th, which took place at the Kansas City Zoo. Proceeds supported Synergy Services. 2018 Kindest Kansas Citian Bri McKinnis and Lundy Byars    Ryan Brown, Kimber Brown, Michelle Brown, and Lanie Brown Also featured in […]

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March of Dimes – Greater Kansas City March for Babies

More than 8,000 people attended the March of Dimes’ Greater Kansas City March for Babies on April 29th at the Sprint Campus. Frank Clepper served as the chairman, with Carolyn Long and Gary Amble as emcees. Children had their pictures taken with Disney princesses and characters from Star Wars in the Kids’ Fun Zone and […]

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Lyric Opera Circle – Spring Luncheon

Lyric Opera Circle’s Spring Luncheon was held on May 7th at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Hosts Gail Van Way and Juliette Singer Spinks planned the event, and Craig Sole Designs provided the beautiful florals. Anne Elsberry and Carmen Sabates were pinned for their 25 years of service to the Circle. The 2018-19 […]

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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – Man & Woman of the Year Grand Finale

Chris Frantze and Ashley McDonald were named Man & Woman of the Year at The 2018 Man & Woman of the Year Grand Finale, which was held on May 17th. More than $515,000 was raised by the 13 candidates to support the mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and to honor Will Buckman and […]

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Shawnee Mission Education Foundation – Distinguished Leaders Speaker Series

May 10th was the date when Shawnee Mission Education Foundation’s board of directors and guests gathered at the lovely home of Liz and Bruce Pendleton to kick off the Foundation’s Distinguished Leaders Speaker Series. The inaugural event will be held on August 8th and will feature Dr. Milton Chen, executive director emeritus at The George […]

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Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy – Civic Service Award Celebration

Linda Silver and Bob Gast were the chairmen for Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy’s annual Civic Service Award Celebration. The event was held at the Overland Park Convention Center on May 6th. Carol and Arnold Caviar were the recipients of the Civic Service Award. Guests enjoyed a concert by Dudu Fisher, the renowned Israeli performer.  Arnold […]

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The Folly Theater – Folly Golf Classic

Oakwood Country Club was the lovely setting for The Folly Theater’s ninth annual Folly Golf Classic on May 21st. Alex Solorio was the chairman, and Steve Paddock served as the co-chairman. The event raised more than $50,000 for the Folly Theater’s operations and programming funds. Gale Tallis and Brian Williams, both with Folly Theater   […]

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The Center for Practical Bioethics – Annual Dinner

The Center for Practical Bioethics’ Annual Dinner launched the 35th year of advancing the health and dignity of all people. The event featured the formal launch of the Bioethics Leadership Fund and within it the Myra J. Christopher Forum. Guests enjoyed listening to a conversation with Lee Woodruff and Myra Christopher, who reflected upon her […]

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Spring Luncheon

Hallbrook Country Club was the lovely setting for Kansas City Ballet Guild’s Spring Luncheon on May 10th. Peggy Beal and Host Barbara Eiszner planned the lovely event that featured beautiful floral arrangements from Craig Sole and a dance performance by Kansas City Ballet’s Second Company. Carol and Tony Feiock, who are serving as the honorary […]

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