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The Junior Board of Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph – Soirée

More than 400 young professionals gathered for The Junior Board of Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph’s Soirée event on April 6th at The Grand Hall at Power and Light. Junior Board President Amy Barnthouse and Kaitlyn Troske were the co-chairmen, and Rachael Westhead and Anthony Brown served as the assistant co-chairmen.   Chris Ice, […]

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Solace House Center for Grief and Healing – Solace Sensation

Bridget and John Brandmeyer served as the honorary chairmen for Solace Sensation, which celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Solace House Center for Grief and Healing, a program of Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care. Nicole Pierce and Pam Martin were the co-chairmen for the event, which was held on April 28th at Boulevard Brewing […]

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Kansas City Young Matrons – Luncheon

Joni Etherington is serving as the president of the Kansas City Young Matrons. The organization hosted a luncheon on April 26th to welcome the 2018-19 new member class. Brownyn McNeese, Mary Ring and Connie Schenke   Anne Keil, Linda Ehinger, Ada Frazier, Sally Beal, Sue Lund, and Bev Carlton Also featured in the May 26, […]

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City – Kids Night Out

More than 1,200 guests enjoyed Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City’s Kids Night Out on April 14th at the Kansas City Convention Center. Alison Krauss, winner of 27 Grammy Awards, was the featured performer. Partygoers enjoyed a special musical tribute featuring both current and former Club members. Dave Smith, who is preparing to […]

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The Family Conservancy – Brew for Books

April 12th was the date for The Family Conservancy’s fifth annual Brew for Books at Boulevard Brewing Company. The event collected 1,375 books and supported early literacy for nearly 80,000 children in Our Town. Mayor Sly James and Mayor David Alvey shared the stage in support of early literacy and school readiness in Our Town. […]

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Lyric Opera Circle’s Lyric Opera Ball – Benefactor Party

The beautiful home of Anne and Howard Elsberry was the setting for the Benefactor Party for the Lyric Opera Circle’s Lyric Opera Ball, “An Evening of Bel Canto,” on April 5th. Guests enjoyed cocktails, a delicious buffet and a performance by the Lyric Opera Resident Artists. Carol and C. Humbert Tinsman were the honorary chairmen, […]

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The University of Kansas – Spring Board Meeting

The University of Kansas Health System and The University of Kansas Medical Center’s Advancement Board held its annual Spring Board Meeting and social at the Academic Medical Center on April 26th. The board, comprised of business and civic leaders from Our Town, is a powerful advocate for the academic medical center. Pat McCown is the […]

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Royals Charities – Celebrity Golf Tournament

April 23rd was the date for Royals Charities’ 11th annual Celebrity Golf Tournament at Shadow Glen Golf Club. The event raised $100,000 for Royals Charities and the Special Olympics KC Metro. Joe Randa, Kansas City Royals   Doc Worley, Les Smith, John Wathan, Kansas City Royals; Don Wagner and Marsh Dean   Cam Gallagher, Kansas […]

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Powell Gardens

What’s new at Powell Gardens? Plenty! April 13th was the date for the dedication of the Marlese Lowe Gourley Island Garden. On the 14th, Union Station Kansas City’s Innovation Center was the site of a dinner in celebration of reaching the halfway point in the Strengthen Today to Ensure the Future Campaign. In other good […]

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