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National Philanthropy Day

November 18th was the date when The Association of Fundraising Professionals Mid-America Chapter celebrated National Philanthropy Day at the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial. Guests enjoyed award presentations, a new video about philanthropy in Kansas City as part of the #GivingHeartsKC Campaign and surprise guests Toby Cook and Director of the Royals […]

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American Diabetes Association – 75th Anniversary Gala

Brenda Upchurch was the chairman of the American Diabetes Association’s 75th Anniversary Gala on November 14th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. INDYCAR driver Charlie Kimball was the keynote speaker. Guests enjoyed dinner, silent and live auctions and entertainment by Four Fried Chickens and a Coke. Rhonda and Tom Gerke Lisa […]

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The Official film of Major League Baseball – The 2015 World Series

The Official film of Major League Baseball, The 2015 World Series, was ushered into Kansas City at the blue-carpet premiere on November 23rd. Fans and Kansas City Royal-ty packed the auditorium to hear from Dayton Moore, Ryan Lefebvre and Our Town’s favorite coach – Ned Yost. Carrying the golden trophy, Ned entered the Music Hall […]

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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art – Committee of 100 Luncheon

Susie Heddens and Laurie Montague were co-chairmen of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art’s annual Committee of 100 Luncheon on October 13th. Kathryn M. Ireland, noted interior designer, author and textile designer; was the featured speaker.  The beautiful tablescape Co-chairmen Susie Heddens and Laurie Montague flanked Kathryn M. Ireland, featured speaker. Ann and Kenneth Baum Christina […]

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Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri – THE event

Sharon Hoffman, Ursula Terrasi, Sandy Geduldig, and Kristin Amend served as co-chairmen of Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri’s THE event on October 16th at Pennway Place at Studio Dan Meiners. Lizz Winstead, co-creator of The Daily Show; was the keynote speaker. The inaugural Suzanne E. Allen Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Dr. Harry […]

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Gould Evans – STEAM Studio

Gould Evans was the site for the November 18th Open House at the STEAM Studio. Guests experienced the hands on workshops that area children, ages kindergarten through 12th grade, take part in on school field trips. The Studio was created in partnership with Gould Evans and Founder Mandi Sonnenberg, an education professor at Rockhurst University. […]

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Heartland Men’s Chorus – Dinner of Note

The Heartland Men’s Chorus’ Dinner of Note was held on October 17th at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center. Stewart Smith and Matthew J. Stretz were the honorary chairmen, and Kimberlee Ried and Howard Collinson served as co-chairmen of the “Road Trip” themed-event. Proceeds from the event will support the Chorus’ Testimony Tour to […]

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