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Giving the Basics – Madminton Tournament

More than 75 teams gathered on September 13th at Theis Park to play madminton. Our Town’s first Madminton Tournament raised funds for Giving the Basics, an organization that provides free personal care hygiene items that are not covered by food stamps to shelters, pantries and local schools. Players had a wonderful time dressing up in […]

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Royals Charities – Diamond of Dreams

The Royals Charities’ Diamond of Dreams was held recently at Kauffman Stadium. Guests enjoyed taking selfies with current and former players, drinks, food from local restaurants, a silent auction, a live performance by American Authors, and a spectacular fireworks show. Jack and Louise Donovan, Ned Yost, Kansas City Royals; David Lazzo and David Pokorny Jennifer […]

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The American Royal – The Royal on the Rooftop

The Polsinelli Building on the Plaza was the perfect setting for The American Royal Chairman’s Club’s The Royal on the Rooftop. More than 150 young professionals enjoyed the August 6th event. Members of the Chairman’s Club act as ambassadors for the American Royal and help to recruit new supports for the Royal. Brad Garrison, Grant […]

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The Kansas City Ballet – KC Dance Day

August 29th was the date for The Kansas City Ballet’s fifth annual KC Dance Day at the Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity. More than 1,900 participants enjoyed the special event that featured free dance and fitness classes for children and adults, as well as performances by local dance groups and world dance groups […]

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Sheri and Bob Reymond were the honorary chairmen of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City’s 50th anniversary celebration, RISE. More than 500 guests enjoyed the rooftop crawl that featured five of the best rooftops in the Crossroads, including Barkley, Three Points, Bishop-McCann, Encompas, and Big Brothers Big Sisters. The fabulous fireworks show Jennifer […]

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Symphony Women’s Association – Swing Fling

Oakwood Country Club was the perfect setting for the Symphony Women’s Association’s Swing Fling. Guests enjoyed cocktails, a delicious dinner and dancing. A Patrons’ Party was held at the beautiful home of Barbara and Dr. William Godfrey. (Clockwise from left) Caryn and Robert Hastings, Linda and Gene Hall, Keith Richcreek and Karen Gaines, Michael and […]

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Hope House – Hope And All That Jazz

August 15th was the date for Hope House’s Hope And All That Jazz  at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. CiCi Rojas was the guest speaker, and the Blue Springs Police Department received the Barbara Potts Award for its commitment and dedication to Hope House. Michelle and Peter deSilva were the chairmen, […]

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