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First Call – Celebration Evening

September 20th was the date for First Call’s 6th Annual Celebration Evening, A Night of Recovery and Hope with Francine Ward. Guests enjoyed dinner, a silent auction, a raffle, and fund-a-need at the Regnier Center and Nerman Museum at Johnson County Community College. Licia Clifton-James and Mayor Sly James served as the chairmen. Owen and […]

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – The Gathering

More than 130 guests and patrons attended The Gathering, a Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas event to support the New Roots for Refugees program. The fourth annual event was held on October 4th at the lovely home of Ann and Mike Hays. After perusing the farmer’s market offerings of Menuka Regmi, a New Roots for […]

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Powell Gardens – Under a Harvest Moon: A Farm-to-Table Dinner

September 18th was the date for Powell Gardens’ eighth annual Under a Harvest Moon: A Farm-to-Table Dinner. Rosemary and Byron Banta were the honorary chairmen, and Ken Millsap and Jay Wilson served as the chairmen. Proceeds from the event support youth education programs at the Gardens. Ken Millsap, Beth Whalen and Jay Wilson The Heartland […]

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YMCA of Greater Kansas City – Cheers for Challenger

September 1st was the date for The YMCA of Greater Kansas City’s Cheers for Challenger event at Teva Pharmaceuticals. Jenny Burkhead, Denise Sanker and Greg Westbrook served as the co-chairmen. Proceeds support the YMCA Challenger program for individuals with special needs.  Mark Hulet and Michelle Ford Additional photos featured in the October 29, 2016 issue […]

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The National World War I Museum and Memorial – Night at the Tower

Trudy and Jack Gabriel served as the chairmen, and the Dunn Family and JE Dunn Employees were the honorary chairmen of the National World War I Museum and Memorial’s second annual Night at the Tower. More than 500 guests enjoyed the September 17th event. Living Historians Deb Rinehart and Tom Bradbeer flanked Chairmen Jack and […]

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Giving the Basics – Madminton

September 24th was the date for Madminton, Our Town’s second annual badminton tournament. Guests enjoyed two-on-two tournament play, drinks, lawn games, a costume competition, and entertainment. Proceeds support the 65 shelters, pantries and 14 school districts that Giving the Basics serves. Bob Hamilton posed with his son, Jon. Holly Bisbee, co-chairman; and Evelyn Hill Arina […]

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Kansas City Young Matrons – Heritage Hike

Lucinda Rice-Petrie, member and past-president; led Kansas City Young Matrons’ Heritage Hike on September 26th. In honor of their Centennial year, this year’s route included the Hyde Park neighborhood and ended at the former home of KCYM founder, Carolyn Farwell Fuller.  Members were able to see the Eagle Scout Memorial Fountain on their annual hike. […]

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