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46th Symphony Designers’ Showhouse

The Kansas City Symphony Alliance will host the 46th Symphony Designers’ Showhouse from May 9th through June 7th at 96 Janssen Place in historic Hyde Park. Kami Toben is the chairman of the Divine Design Connection event that will be held on May 19th in the Showhouse tent. Guests will enjoy meeting up and coming […]

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National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial – A Centenary of Australian War Art

Kim Beazley, Ambassador of Australia to the United States, visited the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial for a pair of events in March. Ambassador Beazley visited Our Town in conjunction with the July 2015 debut of a new special exhibition at the Museum, A Centenary of Australian War Art. The Museum hosted […]

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BBBSGKC – Match Appreciation Banquet

More than 800 guests attended the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City’s Match Appreciation Banquet on March 23rd. The special evening celebrated new friendships and honored Bigs and Littles. Special friends enjoyed pre-show entertainment, dinner and an awards ceremony. Big Brothers Big Sisters also gave out its biggest awards of the year, including […]

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Kansas City’s Medicine Cabinet – Kansas City Tip-Off

The Uptown Theater was the perfect setting for the seventh annual Kansas City Tip-Off on March 26th. Scotty McCreery, former American Idol winner; was the featured performer. Proceeds from the event support Kansas City’s Medicine Cabinet. Rebecca McNamee, Linda McNamee, Jeanne Lofton, and Andy Akright Frank White, Kansas City’s Medicine Cabinet spokesperson Stephanie and John […]

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World Premiere – Opus 3875

The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts held a World Premiere of a documentary film about the making of the Julia Irene Kauffman Casavant Organ, Opus 3875. Nearly 600 guests attended the March 1st event that included live organ selections by Jan Kraybill, organ conservator. Entitled Kingdom Come: The Making of Casavant 3875, the film […]

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Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy – Civic Service Awards Celebration

March 29th was the date for the Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy’s Civic Service Awards Celebration, “Seeding the Future.” Ann and Kenneth Baum were the honorary chairmen, and Renana and Michael Abrams served as chairmen of the 42nd annual event that was held at the Overland Park Convention Center. Guests enjoyed cocktails, an auction, dinner, awards, […]

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Women’s Employment Network – Annual Luncheon

Nearly 1,200 guests gathered on April 8th for the Women’s Employment Network  Annual Luncheon. Dianne and Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II were the honorary chairmen, and Katie Van Luchene and Beth Zollars served as co-chairmen of the event that celebrates and honors women in Our Town who have overcome great obstacles to achieve economic stability for […]

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