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Jewel Ball – Grandfather, Father and Daughter Luncheon

The River Club was the beautiful setting for the Jewel Ball Grandfather, Father and Daughter Luncheon on June 4th. Elizabeth Deckert, Mary B Freeman, Hillary Pierson-Eib, Katie Spradling, and Lexi Woodward were the hosts. Susie Heddens, Katie Spradling, Monty Spradling, and Page Reed, Ball chairman Tom Freeman, Mary B Freeman, Monty Spradling, Katie Spradling, Lexi […]

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Harvesters – Chefs Classic

John Pinkerton and Michael Lintecum were the chairmen of Harvesters –The Community Food Network’s Chefs Classic on June 26th at The American Restaurant.  The 20th anniversary event featured a multi-course gourmet meal that was accompanied by specially selected premier wines. Proceeds support Harvesters’ efforts to end hunger in our region. Mark Watson and Valerie Nicholson-Watson, […]

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CASA – SuperHero 5K Run/Walk

The third annual CASA SuperHero 5K Run/Walk, “Every Kid Needs a Hero, but Abused Kids Need SuperHeroes,” event was held on June 12th at Corporate Woods. Bryan Busby served as the emcee. Proceeds help CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) to train and support more volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children in Jackson, Johnson and […]

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The University of Kansas Hospital – Chiefs Fantasy Camp

June 16th and 17th were the dates for The University of Kansas Hospital and the Kansas City Chiefs third annual Chiefs Fantasy Camp at Arrowhead Stadium. More than 80 football fans enjoyed a kick-off cocktail reception and a full day living like a Chiefs player. Proceeds will be used to improve access to concussion testing, […]

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St. Teresa’s Academy – Quad Fest

Denise and Dave Schloegel and Katie and Ryan Duffy were the co-chairmen of St. Teresa’s Academy’s first annual Quad Fest. The outdoor event was held on June 4th at the school in honor of its 150th anniversary. Katie Levi, Melanie Christianson and Shawn Keller Karen Moran Redlich and David Redlich with Matt and Beatriz Schloegel […]

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BBBSGKC – Kids Night Out

Lisa and Mike Hagedorn were the honorary chairmen of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City’s annual Kids Night Out event on April 9th at the Overland Park Convention Center. Brad Paisley, Grammy Award winner and Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year; entertained guests with a private acoustic performance. Co-chairman Andy Burczyk, […]

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JDRF – Dream Gala

May 21st was the date for the JDRF Dream Gala. Tavia and Clark Hunt were the chairmen. Guests enjoyed silent and live auctions and Fund A Cure. Marque Ann Barton and Bob Hulsey Auctioneer Jeff Randall with Youth Ambassadors Kellen Giegerich and Hunter Chowning Kevin and Martha Kennedy Chairmen Clark and Tavia Hunt with Cathy […]

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