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The American Royal – Chairman’s Uptown Hoedown

The American Royal hosted the Chairman’s Uptown Hoedown to honor the legacy of Jeanne and Neal Patterson. The November 18th event was held in Hale Arena. Megan and Mariner Kemper were the honorary chairmen, and Board Chairman Angie Stanland served as the event chairman. Event Chairman Angie Stanland, board chairman; Bryan Beaver, Mariner Kemper, honorary […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City – Most Wanted Auction

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City and The Independent  annually select Kansas City’s Most Wanted. On December 2nd, 31 honorees were celebrated at the Most Wanted Auction at The Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland. Nearly 1,000 guests were in attendance. The event featured amazing, once-in-a-lifetime auction packages and raised $587,744 – a […]

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Turner House Children’s Clinic – Kicks 4 Kids KC

More than 200 guests enjoyed Kicks 4 Kids KC, a benefit for Turner House Children’s Clinic, on November 30th at CBIZ. Liz Oxandale and Gigi Kammerer served as the co-chairmen. Honorary Chairman CiCi Rojas presented the Dr. Frank Vaughters Service Award to Paulette Manville and Jennifer Hunter. It was announced that Turner House, Silver City […]

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Kansas City Ballet – Sugar Plum Fairy Children’s Ball

December 9th was the date for the Kansas City Ballet’s 23rd annual Sugar Plum Fairy Children’s Ball at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Guests enjoyed a performance by Kansas City Youth Ballet, holiday carols sung by Ginger Frost High School Honors Artists from the Lyric Opera, face painting, jugglers, and shopping […]

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Kids TLC – Benefit17

November 4th was the date for Kids TLC Benefit17. Sybil and Greg Orman served as chairmen for the event, which was held at the North Club at Arrowhead Stadium. There was a Patrons’ Party to kick off the fun, complete with cotton candy-topped champagne and hors d’oeuvres. Guests, including many in sequins and glitter, next […]

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UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance – Crescendo 2017

Peggy and Terry Dunn were the honorary chairmen, and Dalene Bradford and Nancy Thiessen served as co-chairmen of UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance’s Crescendo 2017.  More than 1,100 guests enjoyed the November 10th event at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Proceeds support student scholarships. Doug DuBois, Marjean Brooks, Dalene Bradford, co-chairman; and […]

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Catholic Charities Foundation of NE KS – St. Martin of Tours Mass and Reception

November 10th was the date for Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas’ St. Martin of Tours Mass and Reception. The event recognized supporters of Catholic Charities’ annual Snow Ball, to be held on January 20th at the Overland Park Convention Center. More than 130 guests enjoyed a Mass celebration at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic […]

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