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Bishop Spencer Place – Bishop’s Benefit

Mendi Hanna and Kim Armstrong were co-chairmen of Bishop’s Benefit, a benefit for benevolent care at Bishop Spencer Place. The October 15th event was held at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center and kicked off 20th anniversary celebrations for the community, which opened its doors on December 6, 1995. Betty Adams, Courtney Earnest, Bill Buckner, […]

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YMCA of Greater Kansas City – Cheers for Challenger

September 10th was the date for YMCA of Greater Kansas City’s Cheers for Challenger at Teva Pharmaceuticals. The ninth annual event featured fine food and beverages, entertainment and silent and live auctions. Jenny Burkhead served as the chairman. Greg Westbrook, Alex Phillips, Mark Moberly, and Ryan Humphrey Julie and Trent Green with Tony Rubaie, YMCA […]

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Kansas City Young Audiences – Benefit Concert for Arts Education

Kansas City Young Audiences’ Benefit Concert for Arts Education was held on October 3rd at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Guests enjoyed a concert that featured Kristin Chenoweth, who performed with the Kansas City Symphony in Helzberg Hall. Judy and Jim Heeter were the honorary chairmen, and Chad Rau served as chairman. KCYA […]

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Jackson County CASA – 10th Annual Carnival for CASA

More than 800 participants enjoyed Jackson County CASA’s 10th Annual Carnival for CASA on September 12th at Paradise Park. Nick Cutrera served as the honorary chairman of the event that supports the training of volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children who are under court protection. Martha Gershun, Jackson County CASA; and Honorary Chairman […]

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CGSC Foundation – Celebration of International Friendship

The CGSC Foundation in partnership with the GKC Chapter of People to People and Operation International from the Leavenworth/Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the second annual Celebration of International Friendship at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. The event was held to honor and welcome the 2015-2016 class of international military officers studying […]

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Prelude 2015: Building on the Past. Imagining the Future

Members of the Karbank family were the honorary chairmen, and Prudence and Robert True served as chairmen of Prelude 2015: Building on the Past. Imagining the Future. As the inaugural event in The 1900 Building, Harriman-Jewell Series’ guests enjoyed an evening in industrial elegance, complete with cocktails, dinner by Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions, a silent […]

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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art – Create The Night…Masterpiece!

Members of the Committee of 100 (C100) met on September 24th at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art to start planning the annual gala, Create The Night…Masterpiece!, which will take place on February 20th at the Museum. The black-tie affair will highlight the opening of the Museum’s exhibit, Reflecting Class in the Age of Rembrandt and […]

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