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Bloom Fleet Week 2016

April 23rd was the date for Bloom Fleet Week 2016 at the historic Heim Brewery in the Kansas City East Bottoms district. S. Sloane Simmons and Harl Van Deursen were the honorary chairmen, and Katie Campbell, Chadwick Brooks and Abby and Doug Albers were the co-chairmen. Proceeds support the Kansas City CARE Clinic. Landon Vonderschmidt […]

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Symphony League – Symphony Ball Kick-Off Luncheon

The Symphony League’s Symphony Ball Kick-Off Luncheon was held at the beautiful home of Rachael Sabates on March 30th. Barbara Storm is serving as the chairman of this year’s Ball, to be held on September 10th in the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center. Christine and Ford Maurer are the honorary chairmen. Susan […]

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CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties – Promise of Hope Luncheon

CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties’ Promise of Hope Luncheon was held on March 31st at Ritz Charles. CASA volunteers Amy Fowler, David Platt and Marty Swayze were honored at the event. Proceeds support CASA to raise funds to recruit and train volunteers to advocate on behalf of abused and neglected children under court protection […]

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KCU & KCALSI – Research Reception

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU), in conjunction with the Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute (KCALSI), hosted Nobel Laureate Dr. Randy Schekman, at a Research Reception on March 24th at the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center and at a Research Symposium Day on March 25th at the University. Dr. Wayne Carter, KCALSI; and […]

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Jackson County CASA – Night of Hope

Friends and supporters of Jackson County CASA recently gathered at the offices of the Robertson Law Group for Night of Hope. Guests enjoyed cocktails, appetizers and dessert while learning more about Jackson County CASA’s new program for older foster youth. Gina and Board Member Zach Bickel were the hosts. Sydney and Michael Campo Jon and […]

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Bra Couture KC

April 1st was the date for Bra Couture KC, formerly known as Art Bra KC, at Signature Flight Support. Breast cancer survivors walked the runway in beautiful art bras. Proceeds support uninsured/underinsured cancer patients in Our Town.  Sydney Scott walked the runway in honor of 2016 model, Angie Wieskamp, who recently lost her life to […]

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Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy – 50th Anniversary Celebration

The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts was the beautiful setting for Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy’s Civic Service Award 50th Anniversary Celebration on April 11th. Pella Fingersh and Marcia Karbank served as co-chairmen of the event that honored Blanche and Neil Sosland. The special evening featured an exclusive concert by the Kansas City Symphony, directed […]

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