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The Jewel Ball – Gentlemen’s Serenade

The Gentlemen’s Serenade was held on June 5th at Mission Hills Country Club. The Gentlemen of The Jewel Ball learned about proper etiquette, how to tie a bow tie and entertained their mothers and grandmothers with a serenade of three songs. Members of the 2014 and 2015 classes of Gentlemen were on hand to assist […]

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Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation – Golf Baby Golf!

Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation’s Golf Baby Golf! 10th Anniversary Golf Tournament was held on June 10th at WinterStone Golf Course. Harlan Limpus received a special recognition award for hosting the event for the last 10 years. Proceeds support TMC Lakewood Care Center. Volunteers Candice Brooks, Coffi Bell, Mary Berlin, and Whitney Addison asked golfers […]

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – Man & Woman of the Year

Jeff Winters and Kip Robertson served as the co-chairmen of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Man & Woman of the Year Grand Finale on May 19th at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Danny Callahan and Mara Sabatini were named the 2016 Man & Woman of the Year. Ella Schultz, Girl of the Year; and George […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City – Legacy Invitational

The Legacy Invitational golf tournaments, benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City, were held on May 23rd at Loch Lloyd and June 6th at The National Golf Club. Golfers enjoyed hot towel shaves, valet parking, chair massages, cigar emporium, a car wash detail, breakfast, lunch and delicious beverages. Micheal Lawrence, Big Brothers Big […]

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Literacy KC – 22nd Annual Spelling Bee & 30th Bee-Day Party

April 28th was the date for Literacy KC’s 22nd Annual Spelling Bee and 30th Bee-Day Party at UMKC’s Pierson Auditorium. Vanya Shivashankar, 2015 Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee reigning co-champion; was the special guest. “Ultracrepidarian” was the winning word for a three-person team from Andrews McMeel. Paul Rosenboom, board member; Spencer Becker, board member; and […]

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Synergy Services – Kindest Kansas Citian

May 6th was the date for the 26th annual Kindest Kansas Citian, which took place at the View at Briarcliff. Joanna Glaze, Tyrone Flowers and Father Mike Roach were the honorary stars. Proceeds support Synergy Services’ Stop Violence program that provides anti-bullying education to thousands of Our Town’s students annually. Laurie and Chip Ingram with […]

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The Family Conservancy – Mother of All Happy Hours

The fifth annual Mother of All Happy Hours was held recently. Volunteers in Our Town held happy hour events and collected baby items for the Family Conservancy. The items are used to stock a Mother’s Market, where Family Conservancy clients can shop. (Front row) Julie Ray, Molly Griffin, Anna Pennington, Katy Hornaday, Samantha Twenter, and […]

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