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Kansas City Young Matrons – Reassembly Day Tea

September 10th was the date for Kansas City Young Matrons’ Reassembly Day Tea. The event marked the start of the organization’s 102nd year. Members enjoyed a lovely brunch and the annual meeting. Joni Etherington is serving as the president.  Karen Leimer, Julie Maggart, Jill Hartman, Joni Siplon, and Sue von Geyso   Becky McCormack and […]

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BOTAR – Royal Welcome Party

September 6th was the date for the BOTAR Royal Welcome Party at The American Royal Center. BOTARs, Escorts and Royal Escorts and their families enjoyed delicious fare from Relish Catering and watched a youth open practice in the arena. Karen Peavey and Kristen Peavey served as the co-chairmen. The 69th BOTAR Ball will be held […]

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Jackson County CASA – 13th Annual Carnival for CASA

More than 800 participants enjoyed Jackson County CASA’s 13th Annual Carnival for CASA on September 8th at Paradise Park. Shannon Gordon was the honorary chairman. This year, Jackson County CASA will serve more than 1,250 children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect. Samantha Totta, Robert and Shannon Gordon, honorary […]

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The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties – Mothers’ Tea

September 16th was the date for the Mothers’ Tea for The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties’ Community Ball and Cotillion. Mothers of the Cotillion participants enjoyed delicious fare and great conversation at Lake Quivira. The 68th Annual Ball will be held on December 1st. Stephanie Wilken is the Ball chairman, and Monica Browne […]

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Welcome House – Swing Fore Recovery Golf Classic

More than 150 golfers and 40 volunteers gathered at Milburn Country Club for the Welcome House 1st Annual Swing Fore Recovery Golf Classic. Ryan Shriver was the chairman of the September 10th event. The fun day of golf raised more than $92,000 for Welcome House’s core alcohol and drug addiction recovery services. Pat Martin, Hugh […]

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The University of Kansas Health System – Treads & Threads

Jill and Ray Kowalik served as the chairmen, and Eric Stonestreet was the honorary chairman for The University of Kansas Health System’s 17th annual Treads & Threads. The September 7th event was held at Kansas Speedway. It featured a “gratitude” theme and supported precision cancer therapies. In 17 years, Treads & Threads has raised more […]

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Kansas City Ballet – KC Dance Day

The eighth annual KC Dance Day, hosted by the Kansas City Ballet, was held on August 25th at the Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity. More than 1,400 participants enjoyed free dance and fitness classes and performances by local and world dance groups. Kansas City Ballet’s Company Dancers showcased snippets from their upcoming season […]

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MOCSA – Young at Art Cocktail Party and Auction

Sonya and Jim Nutter were the honorary chairmen, and Susannah Sotos and Cathy Wear-Ferguson served as the co-chairmen of MOCSA’s Young at Art Cocktail Party and Auction. The 14th annual event was held at The Gallery Event Space and The Kill Devil Club. More than 350 guests enjoyed signature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, silent and live […]

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Kick Off Party

August 26th was the date for Kansas City Ballet Guild’s Kick Off Party at Brio on the Country Club Plaza. Nearly 100 ballet enthusiasts and dancers enjoyed listening to Jeffrey J. Bentley, Kansas City Ballet; and Guild President Susan Meehan-Mizer discuss the exciting new season ahead. Proceeds raised by the Kansas City Ballet Guild help […]

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