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Kansas City Young Matrons – Installation Day Tea

Nearly 100 members enjoyed The Kansas City Young Matrons’ Installation Day Tea. Guests savored a delicious brunch at the current clubhouse. Drawings of the new clubhouse were unveiled, and proceeds from the 2015 Magic Ball were presented to the beneficiary, NAMI of Greater Kansas City. Mary Anderson, Lucinda Rice-Petrie and Ken Anderson KCYM Members Debbie […]

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Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas –  34th Annual Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic

May 11th was the date for the 34th Annual Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic, a benefit for Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas. More than 145 golfers enjoyed lunch, great golf, a dinner reception, and an awards ceremony at Lake Quivira Country Club. Proceeds support Catholic Charities’ Kids Summer Food Program. The gorgeous […]

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Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation – Fashion For A Cause

Honorary Chairman Peggy Dunn and Co-chairmen Dr. Natasha Acosta and Dr. Lawrence R. Ricci welcomed 1,200 guests to Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation’s Fashion For A Cause. Mario Lopez was the celebrity host of the 10th anniversary event that was held on April 17th at the Kansas City Convention Center.  Proceeds support Truman Medical Center’s […]

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The Jewel Ball – Chairmen’s Coffee

The Jewel Ball Chairmen’s Coffee was held on April 8th at The Kansas City Country Club. Ellen Benson Merriman is serving as chairman of the 61st annual Jewel Ball, to be held on June 20th at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Hunter Wolbach, gentlemen of the Jewel Ball assistant co-chairman; Kevin Rooney, ushers chairman; and […]

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MOCSA – Community Luncheon

MOCSA held its Community Luncheon at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown on April 30th. Keynote Speaker Lara Logan spoke to the record-breaking audience about surviving a sexual assault while on assignment as a foreign correspondent with 60 Minutes, covering the Egyptian Revolution in 2011. The evening prior, Lynette and Norman Siegel […]

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KCA Showcase + Auction

Union Station Kansas City was the setting for the KCA Showcase + Auction on April 10th. The sold-out event featured silent and live auctions, farm-to-fork fare, beautiful artwork, and wonderful performances that showcased the incredible talent of the students in the performing, visual and culinary arts. Tanna Guthrie and Jay Liebenguth served as hosts of […]

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Harvesters – Forks & Corks

Mary McClure served as the chairman of Forks & Corks on April 23rd at the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center. The Patrons’ Party took place at 909 Walnut on April 16th. Proceeds support Harvesters and its network of agencies that provide more than 1.1 million meals to hungry families, children and seniors. […]

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