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Kansas City Young Matrons – Mistletoe Party

The annual Mistletoe Party, hosted by the Kansas City Young Matrons, took place on December 5th at Hallbrook Country Club. Guests enjoyed cocktails, a sumptuous dinner buffet and dancing. Shea Dixon and Jane Webster served as co-chairmen. Social Chairman Jo Anne and Bill Dondlinger John and Mary Campbell with Susan and Mike Gangel Bill and […]

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21st annual Sugar Plum Fairy Children’s Ball

The 21st annual Sugar Plum Fairy Children’s Ball took place on December 5th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. After the festive luncheon, guests enjoyed the Kansas City Ballet’s magnificent Nutcracker. Kris Marriott Calovich was the chairman. Michelle Davidson and Stella Bratcher Emcee Christa Dubill addressed the guests. Additional photos also featured […]

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International Relations Council – 32nd Annual Awards Banquet

November 5th was the date for The International Relations Council’s 32nd Annual Awards Banquet. Henry Bloch and Noel Lateef were honored at the event that celebrated the 60th anniversary of the organization. Anna Lambertson, International Relations Council; Noel Lateef, honoree; and Joy Stevenson Audience members enjoyed the banquet. Also featured in the January 9, 2016 […]

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Lyric Opera Circle – Holiday Luncheon

December 2nd was the date for the Lyric Opera Circle’s Holiday Luncheon at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Janet Bjerke and Jane Webster served as co-chairmen. Sara Bower Youngblood and Barbara Spilker Fran Gerritz, Sherilyn Seitz, Juliette Singer, and Michelle Fasel  Amy Embry, Rachael Sabates and Susan Bubb Additional photos featured in the […]

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Harvest Ball Society – 2015 Harvest Ball

November 21st was the date for the Harvest Ball Society’s 2015 Harvest Ball at Bartle Hall. Ten VICTORY Honorees were celebrated for their community service, leadership and scholarship. Artist Paul Eade created a painting for the live auction that was a tribute to the Kansas City Royals. President Christine Evans Additional photos also featured in […]

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Johnson County Community College Foundation – Some Enchanted Evening

Ashley and Ramin Cherafat were the chairmen of Johnson County Community College Foundation’s Some Enchanted Evening. The November 14th event was held at the Overland Park Marriott. The Johnson Countian of the Year award was presented to Dr. Mary Davidson Cohen. Trustee Greg Musil with Wanda and Steve Wilkinson Alicia and Lynn Mitchelson, Christi and […]

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The Women’s Foundation – Annual Luncheon

Linda Hanson and Steve Edwards served as co-chairmen of The Women’s Foundation’s Annual Luncheon on December 4th at the Sheraton Crown Center Exhibit Hall. Guests enjoyed lunch and a lively presentation by Featured Speaker Arianna Huffington, Huffington Post Media Group. Anab Abdulahi, advisory committee member; Brenda Lowe, Mamie Hughes, advisory committee member; and Michelle Watley […]

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