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Lyric Opera Circle – Spring Luncheon

The Lyric Opera Circle’s annual Spring Luncheon was held on May 4th at Mission Hills Country Club. Members enjoyed a delicious lunch, followed by the installation of the 2016-17 elected slate of officers. Fran Gerritz, Michelle Fasel, Janet Bjerke, Gigi Rose, Edith Downing, and Juliette Singer Virginia Long, Sharon Murray and Marcia Garvin Regina Kort, […]

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Kansas City Young Matrons – Installation Day Tea

May 2nd was the date for Kansas City Young Matrons’ Installation Day Tea. Members enjoyed a delicious lunch and installation of the new board of directors in their newly located home. Outgoing President Barbara Eiszner passed the gavel to Gail Van Way, incoming president. Debi Roberson, Debbie Best, Debbie Beeler, Debbie Westlund, Debbie Douville, Debbie […]

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2016 Ability Luncheon

May 3rd was the date for the 2016 Ability Luncheon at the Sheraton Kansas City at Crown Center. Sarah Pence-Bloss and George Guastello served as co-chairman. Featured Speaker Jeff Bauman, Boston Marathon bombing survivor; talked about his journey of perseverance, collaboration with therapists and his support network. Proceeds supported the Children’s Therapeutic Learning Center and […]

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The Kansas City Ballet Guild – Spring Luncheon

May 10th was the date for The Kansas City Ballet Guild’s annual Spring Luncheon. The lovely event was held at the Hilton President Kansas City. Members enjoyed a delicious lunch, beautiful floral arrangements by Board Member Francie Mayer and a performance by the KCB Second Company Dancers. Board Members: (Front row) Pauline Henne, Jean Murphy, […]

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MOCSA – Community Luncheon

May 6th was the date for Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault’s (MOCSA) Community Luncheon. Carole and Bill Cobb and Debbie and Kevin Crull served as honorary co-chairmen, and Beverly Brooks and Julana Harper-Sachs were the co-chairmen. Jeffrey S. Bucholtz, co-founder of We End Violence; was the keynote speaker. The evening prior, Christy and Bill […]

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Rockhurst High School – Auction Spectacular 2016

Rockhurst High School’s Auction Spectacular 2016 “School of Rock” was held on April 16th at the School. Marian and Joe Tutera, Donna and Mark Teahan, Joane and Bryan Wilkerson, and Caroline and Greg Reintjes served as co-chairmen. Jon and Barb Haden Sarah and Ray Evans Tony and Tammy Privitera with Rosie and Anthony Biondo Connie […]

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Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation – White Coat Gala

Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation’s White Coat Gala was held on April 9th at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Neil T. Douthat was the honorary chairman, and Rachael Weber Sabates and Dr. Nelson Sabates were the chairmen of the event that celebrated Truman Medical Center’s 40th anniversary. Guests enjoyed a gourmet dinner and remarks and […]

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