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Truman Library Institute – 17th annual Wild About Harry

The Truman Library Institute’s 17th annual Wild About Harry dinner was held on April 7th event at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Guests enjoyed specialty craft cocktails from Tom’s Town Distilling Company, a special live performance of the “Star Spangled Banner” by Tim Scott and 1948 Whistle Stop Campaign reenactors. Mark […]

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The Children’s SPOT – 19th annual Once Upon A Time

The Children’s SPOT at Saint Luke’s Hospital’s 19th annual Once Upon A Time was held on March 6th at Starlight Theatre. Kristen Trigg and Susie Wollard were the co-chairmen, and Pembroke Hill Sophomore Bradley Chapin served as the live auctioneer. More than 440 children and adults enjoyed dazzling table décor, dancing, dinner, games, great family […]

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The Police Foundation of Kansas City – A Call for Backup

On March 4th, The Police Foundation of Kansas City’s second annual A Call for Backup took place at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. General Stanley McChrystal (ret.) was the keynote speaker. Proceeds benefited special project needs of the Kansas City Missouri Police Department. Buzz and Pam Willard with General Stanley McChrystal […]

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DeLaSalle Education Center – 25th Annual Movie Benefit

February 26th was the date for DeLaSalle Education Center’s 25th Annual Movie Benefit. The highlight of the evening was the surprise screening of Race, starring Jason Sudeikis. Jami and Fred Pryor were the honorary chairmen, and Cynthia Wheeler and David Westbrook, Jayme Monacelli and Bryan Busby served as co-chairmen. Kenton and Amanda Campbell and Molly […]

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Great Plains SPCA – Pawtini 2016: Poodle Skirts & Cat-illacs

Jackie Middelkamp and Suzanne Shank served as the co-chairmen of Great Plains SPCA’s Pawtini 2016: Poodle Skirts & Cat-illacs at Union Station Kansas City. Proceeds support the shelter pets in the Kansas City area served by Great Plains SPCA. Derek Mannell, Paige Waits, Courtney Wachal, and Chris Gahagan Susan Oswalt and Laura Mayfield John and […]

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The Young Advisory Board of The Children’s Place – Brews & BBQ

March 24th was the date for the fourth annual Brews & BBQ, hosted by the Young Advisory Board of The Children’s Place. Guests enjoyed delicious bites from Jack Stack Barbecue and Boulevard Beer. Mary Jean Schrader, Laurence Leavy, “The Marlins Man,” Ellie Heddens, and Katherine Lee Danielle Michaels, Kevin Ezerski, Kelsey Martin, Maria Johnson, and […]

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March of Dimes – March for Babies Corporate Kick-Off

March of Dimes recently held a Corporate Kick Off for March for Babies at the Black & Veatch World Headquarters. Sponsors, partners and corporate teams enjoyed breakfast and a special presentation. Emcees Carolyn Long and Gary Amble took a selfie to promote the 2016 March for Babies social media campaign. #MODKC #IFIGHTFOR Corporate teams and […]

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