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The Children’s Relief Association – Gift Shop Grand Opening

May 14th was the date for The Children’s Relief Association (CRA) Auxiliary of Children’s Mercy’ Gift Shop Grand Opening. CRA was founded in 1910 and has a rich history of volunteering at Children’s Mercy. This spring, the hospital’s main gift shop was relocated and renovated, which CRA celebrated with a special fundraising campaign and reception. […]

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Saint Luke’s South Hospital – Books & Boutiques

May 1st was the date for The Saint Luke’s Foundation at Saint Luke’s South Hospital’s eighth annual Books & Boutiques at the Overland Park Convention Center. Alicia Cabrera-Hill, Kim Madden and Dr. Marsha Weaver were co-chairmen, and Lara Mortiz served as the emcee. Laura McBride, author of We Are Called To Rise; was the featured […]

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The Kansas City CARE Clinic – BLOOM Party

Stacey Lukas, Bernard Shondell, Katie Campbell, and Chadwick Brooks were the co-chairmen of The Kansas City CARE Clinic’s BLOOM Party, “Camp BLOOM,” on May 2nd under the 12th Street Bridge in the West Bottoms. Guests enjoyed glamourous mess-fare from Bread & Butter Concept restaurants. Zim Loy served as the honorary chairman. Co-chairman Stacey Lukas with […]

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The Kansas City Ballet Guild – Spring Luncheon

May 12th was the date for The Kansas City Ballet Guild’s annual Spring Luncheon. The lovely event was held at The American Restaurant and featured a delicious lunch and beautiful floral arrangements by Craig Sole. Lisa Schubert Hickok is the Guild president. Siobhan McLaughlin Lesley is serving as chairman of the Nutcracker Ball, to be […]

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KidsTLC – Pour for More

May 8th was the date for the third annual Pour for More, a benefit for KidsTLC. Anne and Dr. Bart Putnam and Mathew Norgard were the honorary co-chairmen of the event that was held at The Guild. Proceeds support KidsTLC’s programs which focus on psychiatric treatment, community outreach, outpatient behavioral health, autism, and wellness. Chris […]

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Hats Off to Mothers – Benefactors’ Party

May 12th was the date for a Benefactors’ Party for the Hats Off to Mothers, hosted by Kelly Cole and Halls on Grand. Lynne Weilert served as chairman of Hats Off to Mothers on May 14th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. The luncheon was a benefit for Open Options UCP. […]

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46th Symphony Designers’ Showhouse

The Kansas City Symphony Alliance’s 46th Symphony Designers’ Showhouse was celebrated in grand style. Julie and Vince Clark were the honorary chairmen of the Designers’ Toast Opening Night Party on May 8th, and Kami Toben was the chairman of the Divine Design Connection event on May 19th. Both events were held at the Showhouse which […]

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