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2016 BOTAR – Royal Welcome

The 2016 BOTAR Royal Welcome was held on September 9th at the American Royal. BOTARs, Escorts and Royal Escorts and their families enjoyed a delicious buffet and celebrated the upcoming BOTAR Ball. Margaret Stadler and Addie Perry served as the co-chairmen. The 67th BOTAR Ball will be held on October 22nd at the Muehlebach Tower […]

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The Belles of the American Royal – Presidents’ Tea

The Belles of the American Royal held its annual Presidents’ Tea on September 10th at The Kansas City Country Club. Past Presidents Julie Townsend Smart and Carol Fryer served as co-chairmen of the Tea, where the 2016 BOTAR class and Pages were introduced. The BOTAR Ball will be held on October 22nd at the Muehlebach […]

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Season Kick Off Party

August 28th was the date for the Kansas City Ballet Guild’s Season Kick Off Party. More than 100 Ballet enthusiasts mingled and enjoyed cocktails on the Rooftop Terrace at Three Points. KCB II Dancer Gavin Abercrombie, Linda Shoare and KCB II Dancer Cameron Thomas Lisa Glassman, Jeffrey J. Bentley, Kansas City Ballet; and Kathy Nordhus […]

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The JLWJC – Community Ball and Cotillion Mothers’ Tea

The Mothers’ Tea for The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties’ 66th Annual Community Ball and Cotillion was held at Lake Quivira. Mothers and daughters of the Cotillion were given a preview of the Cotillion dress and enjoyed a delightful buffet of high tea refreshments. The Ball will be held on December 3rd at […]

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Wayside Waifs – Strutt With Your Mutt

The 26th annual Strutt With Your Mutt, a benefit for Wayside Waifs, was held on September 18th in Brookside. The event featured a 5K run and a 3K walk, as well as fun fare, contests and entertainment. The Companion Protect team prepared for the Strutt.  Kris Ketz’s dog, Tank, helped to emcee the event. The […]

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The University of Kansas Hospital – Treads & Threads

The University of Kansas Hospital’s Treads & Threads was held on September 9th at the Kansas Speedway. Leslie and George Brett were the honorary chairmen, and Barclay and Frank Ross served as the chairmen of the event that featured signature cocktails, delicious fare from local restaurants and a special performance by Train. Guests were greeted […]

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Head For The Cure 5K – Metro KC

August 28th was the date for the 14th annual Head For The Cure 5K – Metro KC at Corporate Woods. More than 5,000 participants enjoyed a kids’ zone, a pancake breakfast and multiple live bands. Proceeds support brain cancer research. Rhonda DeFreece, Keeping The Faith honoree; and Molly Moody, Head For The Cure Foundation Also […]

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