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KVC – Gala at the Station

Guests gathered at Union Station Kansas City for KVC’s Gala at the Station. The event, which was held on November 2nd, featured the talents of Quixotic and Lost Wax. Frank Boal led the auction. This year, members of the Red Door Grill restaurant group teamed up to serve as co-chairmen. Proceeds help KVC to provide […]

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Kansas City Ballet – Sugar Plum Fairy Children’s Ball

The Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown was transformed into the Land of Sweets for the 24th Annual Sugar Plum Fairy Children’s Ball on December 1st. Shelley Zucht served as chairman. Guests enjoyed a performance by the Kansas City Youth Ballet, caroling by the Ginger Frost High School Honors Artists from the Lyric […]

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CCVI – Gingerbread Lane at Webster House

The holidays were in full swing with Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired (CCVI’s) Gingerbread Lane at Webster House, where Our Town’s best pastry chefs created fabulous gingerbread houses. Caryll Schultz, Janise Naughton, Kelly Henderson, Lailan Bressler, and Susan Kastner   Meghan Schlichting’s “Das Lebkuchenhaus” won second place in the competition.   Cheri Elder’s “Nome […]

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Kansas City Young Matrons – Mistletoe Party

Hallbrook Country Club was the setting for Kansas City Young Matrons’ annual Mistletoe Party on December 7th. Members enjoyed an evening filled with fellowship and fun. Dawn Evans served as the event chairman. Terry and Bev Carlton with Feda and Shawn Briggs   President Joni and Chuck Etherington Also featured in the January 5, 2019 […]

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Cristo Rey Kansas City – 13th Annual Dancing with the Kansas City Stars

The 13th Annual Dancing with the Kansas City Stars, a benefit for the students of Cristo Rey Kansas City, will be held at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. The historic Scarritt Arcade was the setting to announce eight hometown heroes, Kelli Alldredge, Dean Barber, Shawn Hartman, Christy Hartner, Gabrielle Kaniger, Lauren Sierra […]

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The American Royal – Chairman’s Uptown Hoedown

November 17th was the date for The American Royal’s Chairman’s Uptown Hoedown in Hale Arena. Stephanie Boryla and Charlie Tetrick were the co-chairmen. Friends and supporters of The American Royal gathered to celebrate the conclusion of another successful American Royal season. Proceeds support The American Royal’s mission to impact the future of agriculture. Kim Palmer, […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City – Most Wanted Auction

The Arvest Theatre at The Midland was the site for the Most Wanted Auction on December 1st. Each year, Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City select honorees – this time, there were 40. Nearly 1,000 guests bid on amazing, once-in-a-lifetime auction packages. Honoree Amy Grothaus and Liz Lewis   Adam Miller with Sean, BBBS Voice […]

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Jewish Community Relations Bureau|AJC – Human Relations Dinner

Irv Hockaday was honored with the 2018 Henry W. Bloch Human Relations Award at the Jewish Community Relations Bureau|AJC’s Human Relations Dinner on November 18th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Kay Barnes, Shirley Bush Helzberg, Herb Kohn, and Pat McCown served as the co-chairmen. Linda and Terry Ward, Kay Barnes, co-chairman; […]

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KidsTLC – Benefit18 “Transformation”

KidsTLC ’s Benefit18, “Transformation,” was held on October 20th at the DoubleTree by Hilton. Partygoers enjoyed delicious fare, handcrafted cocktails from J. Rieger and Company, live entertainment, and silent and live auctions. Lucy and Andy Rieger served as the chairmen, and members of the Ives Family were the honorary co-chairmen. Greg and Nancy Koons with […]

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