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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City – Legacy Invitational

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City chose The National Golf Club as the site for the Legacy Invitational. The fun-filled event on June 4th featured luscious meals for breakfast and lunch, a gift salon, a cigar emporium, chair massages, and a 19th hole reception. All that was in addition to the excitement of […]

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Saint Luke’s Foundation – Annual Recognition Luncheon

June 7th was the date for Saint Luke’s Foundation’s Annual Recognition Luncheon at Grand Street. Established in 1988 during the silver anniversary of Saint Luke’s Foundation, the Foundation Fellow Award recognizes outstanding service and support of medical education, research and hospital programs. Peggy and Dr. Michael Borkon were this year’s recipients. Jill and Marshall Dean […]

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The Jewel Ball – Debutante Tea

On June 3rd, the Jewel Ball Debutante Tea was held at The Kansas City Country Club. The co-chairmen were Janet Russell, Emily Dugger and Lindsey Horner. Whitney Estes, Alana Estes and Annette Sherrow     Charlotte White, Jewel Ball chairman     Jeannette Reintjes, debutante chairman   Charlotte White, Jewel Ball chairman; with Janet Russell, […]

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KCRep – A Fearless Fête 2018

KCRep’s A Fearless Fête 2018 – Live from Kansas City, it’s Saturday Night was held on May 19th at Spencer Theatre on the UMKC campus. Partygoers dressed as their favorite Saturday Night Live character and enjoyed hilarious performances by The Second City comedy troupe and Seth Herzog, resident comedian at The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy […]

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Saint Luke’s Foundation – Marion and Henry Bloch Family Foundation

The Saint Luke’s Foundation recently announced a $13 million gift commitment from the Marion and Henry Bloch Family Foundation to support the Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute (SLMBNI). On May 16th, members of the Bloch family, doctors, staff members, and supporters of SLMBNI came together for a Partnership Renewal Celebration. The past decade has […]

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Operation Breakthrough – Big Dreams, Bright Futures

More than 850 guests gathered for Operation Breakthrough’s 20th annual Big Dreams, Bright Futures event on April 27th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. The evening honored Jean and Bill Dunn, Sr., who were the honorary chairmen; and the Dunn family. Joan Cohen and Tammy Ham, board members; served as event […]

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Open Options – Hats Off to Mothers

Karen Mische, Lynda Robertson and Sara Bower Youngblood were the co-chairmen of Hats Off to Mothers on May 3rd at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Libby Blair, Pam Bruce, Debra Fink, Dr. Anne Johnson, Ellen Merriman, Marty Mos, and Sonia Warshawski were the honorees. The 15th anniversary event was a benefit for Open […]

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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – 30th Anniversary Ball

April 21st was the date for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s 30th Anniversary Ball at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Partygoers enjoyed a social hour, a five-course dinner, silent and live auctions, and entertainment. Robin and Dr. Marc Hahn served as the chairmen. Kelly Eckerman, emcee   Martha and Rusty Smith […]

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Catholic Charities Foundation of NE KS -Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic

May 14th was the date for Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas’ 37th annual Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic at Lake Quivira Country Club. This year’s event raised more than $161,000 to support Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ summer food program. Tom Johnson, Sandra Olivas-Talavera, Ashton Stephens, and Christal Watson   (Clockwise from […]

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