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Friends of University Academy – Annual Gala

Friends of University Academy’s Annual Gala, “Passport to Success,” was held recently at the school. Vicki and Bill Reisler were the honorary chairmen, and Nancy Valentine served as the chairman. The 14th annual event featured cocktails, a round the world-themed menu by delish! Catering, a silent auction, and live music by the El Mambo Orchestra. […]

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Turning Point – Hot Summer Nights

Turning Point’s Hot Summer Nights, “Keep Calm and Get Your London On” party was held on the 12th Street Bridge. Jennifer and Tommy Clemente and Kerry and Matt Adam were the co-chairmen of the June 25th event. Alex and Sarah Hancock and John and Carolyn Gates flanked the Queen The Austin Powers Go-Go Dancers posed […]

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Kansas City Jazz Orchestra – Gala Celebration

May 14th was the date for the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra’s fourth Annual Gala Celebration. The event was held at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Donald J. Hall and David Hall were the honorary co-chairmen, and Benny Lee served as the chairman. A lovely Patrons’ Party was held at the beautiful home of […]

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Children’s Mercy – Big Slick Celebrity Weekend

The Big Slick Celebrity Weekend was held June 17th and 18th. Hosts Paul Rudd, Rob Riggle, Jason Sudeikis, Eric Stonestreet, and David Koechner were joined by their celebrity friends at the annual event that raised funds for the Children’s Mercy Cancer Center. Kansas City’s favorite funny men entertained guests all weekend long at the Star […]

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Royals Charities – Diamond of Dreams

More than 1,250 guests attended Royals Charities’ Diamond of Dreams event at Kauffman Stadium. Partygoers enjoyed cocktails, delicious fare from local restaurants, a silent auction, a live performance by Daughtry, a VIP Party featuring Tiffany & Co., and a spectacular fireworks show. Royals Charities, the charitable foundation for the Kansas City Royals, will distribute the […]

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The Coterie – Celebrate the Coterie

Amanda Beaver and Theresa Stoker were the co-chairmen of Celebrate the Coterie at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center. More than 300 guests enjoyed the June 25th event. The evening’s program focused on The Coterie’s education program, Project Pride. Tiffany Hellen, Heather Freund, board member; Lauren Cattanach and David Hellen Seated) Shaun and Co-chairman […]

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Community LINC – UMB Big Bash

Mariner Kemper and Mike Hagedorn served as the honorary co-chairmen of the sixth annual UMB Big Bash at The Midland Theatre. The June 23rd event featured legendary 1980s rockers Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo. The UMB Big Bash Foundation donated $25,000 to Community LINC. Community LINC’s mission is to end homelessness, impact poverty and remove […]

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