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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas and Donnelly College – The Letters

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas and Donnelly College recently hosted a pre-screening of The Letters at Glenwood Arts Theatre on November 13th. The movie is about the letters that Mother Teresa wrote to her longtime friend and spiritual advisor for more than a 40 year period. Archbishop Joseph Naumann, Monsignor Stuart Swetland and Ken Williams […]

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American Royal Junior Premium Livestock Auction

The American Royal Junior Premium Livestock Auction was held on October 25th at the American Royal Complex.  More than 1,000 children from 33 states exhibited their steer, hogs, goats, and lambs and competed to be named Grand Champion. Dwight Sloan, Andrew Baumgartner and Pat Macy Paul Fournier and Cynthia Pistilli Savage Also featured in the […]

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UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance – Crescendo Patrons’ Party

The UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance held its Crescendo Patrons’ Party on November 4th at the lovely home of Anne and Howard Elsberry. Students from the Conservatory entertained more than 100 guests with arias from Billy Budd by Benjamin Britten and Dvorák’s “Rusalka’s Song to the Moon,” a tribute to the Crescendo theme, “New […]

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Village Shalom – Ages of Excellence Celebration

On October 22nd, Village Shalom’s Ages of Excellence Celebration took place at the Overland Park Sheraton. Guests enjoyed dinner and a presentation by New York Times bestselling authors Mark Halperin and John Heilemann. Eileen and Bruce Kershenbaum served as the chairmen. Matt Lewis, Karin McCrary and Nicole Anthony, all with Village Shalom Chairmen Eileen and […]

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March of Dimes – Signature Chefs Auction

The Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center was the perfect setting for the March of Dimes’ Signature Chefs Auction on October 19th. Partygoers enjoyed one-of-a-kind dishes and a fabulous live auction. Melissa and Brad Batz served as the chairmen. Patrick and Jody Petersohn, Darrin and Jill Andersen and Karen and Jeff Oddo Chelsea Almeida, […]

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Rose Brooks Center – Casino & Auction Night

Rose Brooks Center’s 11th annual Casino & Auction Night was held on October 10th at the Overland Park Sheraton. Stephanie and Kelly Manning served as the chairmen. Proceeds support Rose Brooks Center’s mission to end the cycle of domestic violence. Ken and Jan Horst Nick and Angie Carrol Colleen and Tony Vannicola Tom and Debbie […]

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Children’s Mercy Hospital – Inside Pediatrics Premiere Party

Children’s Mercy Hospital’s Inside Pediatrics Premiere Party was held on October 15th at Cinetopia in Prairiefire. Airing on December 16th and 23rd, Inside Pediatrics is a four-part documentary series that follows Children’s Mercy doctors, nurses, patients, and families during a three month period. Guests enjoyed a special appearance by the show’s narrator, Paul Rudd. Jeff […]

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