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St. Luke’s North Hospital – Imagine…A Night of Jesters and Jazz

Lisa and Dr. Don Cole, Michelle and Brian Smith, Dr. Shelby and Dustin Durand, and Twyla and John Wilson were the co-chairmen of St. Luke’s North Hospital’s Imagine…A Night of Jesters and Jazz on April 1st at the Courtyard Marriott at Briarcliff. Partygoers enjoyed fabulous entertainment by Quixotic and Tim Whitmer and the KC Express. […]

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The Mission Valley Hunt

The Mission Valley Hunt celebrated the fantasy of the hunt with a day of horn blowing and whip cracking. After the hunt, a breakfast was held at the Fin and Feather clubhouse. That evening, the Hunt Ball was held at Carriage Club, where long-time member Arthur Stern was honored. Mrs. Monte McDowell served as the […]

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The Kansas City Young Matrons – Open House

April 24th was the date for The Kansas City Young Matrons’ Welcome Home Open House to commemorate the relocation and renovation of their club house at 5211 Cherry Street. Bonne Illig and Sue Lund served as co-chairmen of the event that featured hors d’oeuvres from Pierpont’s, tours of the new home and a video that […]

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The Jewel Ball – Chairmen’s Coffee

The Jewel Ball Chairmen’s Coffee was held on April 13th at The Kansas City Country Club. Page Branton Reed is serving as chairman of the 62nd anniversary of The Jewel Ball, to be held on June 18th at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. (Seated) Blythe Launder, debutante tea co-chairman; Shawsie Branton, advisory board; and Vicky […]

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BBBSGKC – Match Appreciation Banquet

More than 900 guests attended the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City’s Match Appreciation Banquet on April 24th at Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Guests enjoyed pre-show entertainment, dinner and an awards ceremony.  Big Couple Brynn and Chris Ferraro flanked Little Sister Arianna.  Big Brother of the Year Honoree Spencer Gentry […]

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Hope House – Margarita Ball

Rachel Sexton and Brian King and Tiffany Goddard Snyder and Dr. Lance Snyder were the co-chairmen of the Margarita Ball, a benefit for Hope House, on April 29th at Club 1000. Partygoers enjoyed margaritas, a heads or tails raffle, delicious fare, and dancing to the tunes of The Patrick Lentz Band. Carolyn Long served as […]

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Midwest Innocence Project – Faces of Innocence

April 19th was the date for Faces of Innocence at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Jarrett Adams, who was exonerated after 10 years in prison, was the keynote speaker.  Proceeds support the Midwest Innocence Project, an organization dedicated to the investigation, litigation and exoneration of the wrongfully convicted in five states. Exoneree and Emcee Brian […]

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