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First Call – Celebration Evening

More than 350 guests gathered for First Call’s Celebration Evening: A Night of Recovery & Hope on September 14th at The Gallery Event Space. Partygoers enjoyed a delicious dinner and an inspiring address from Keynote Speaker Mackenzie Phillips. Brooke and Jeffrey Kuntz served as the chairmen. Proceeds help support the mission of First Call to […]

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Women’s Foundation – We Work for Change

October 3rd was the date for Women’s Foundation’s 25th Anniversary Celebration, We Work for Change at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Former United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power was the keynote speaker. Christy and Bill Gautreaux and Yvette and Leo Morton were the co-chairmen, and Dana Abraham and Jenny Haile […]

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The Farmer’s House – Fall Feast

The Farmer’s House Farm in Weston, Missouri was the beautiful location for the third annual Fall Feast. Guests enjoyed a fun-filled evening with cocktails, a family-style dinner, beautiful decor, entertainment, and silent and live auctions. Proceeds benefit The Farmer’s House which helps support the lives of youth and young adults with developmental disabilities. John David […]

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The Family Conservancy – Blue Carpet

September 29th was the date for The Family Conservancy’s sixth annual Blue Carpet event at Pennway Place at Studio Dan Meiners. Kendra DeMarrias shared her inspiring story of hope and healing, and the Francis Family Foundation was honored with the Betsy Vander Velde award. The Family Conservancy helps children and families achieve a lifetime of […]

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Harriman-Jewell Series – Prelude 2017

Harriman-Jewell Series’ Prelude 2017: Theme and Improvisations was held on September 25th at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Guests enjoyed a thrilling performance by pianist Charlie Albright, as well as cocktails, dinner and a silent auction. Proceeds support Harriman-Jewell Series’ free community programming – Discovery Concerts and Education Events. Clark Morris, Harriman-Jewell Series; […]

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Catholic Charities Foundation of NE KS – Kick-off Meeting

The members of the Snow Ball Patron and Table Committee of Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas recently held their kick-off meeting. That marked the official launch of the fundraising campaign for the 44th Annual Snow Ball. Ken Williams, Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas; spoke about the highlights of the 2017 fiscal year and […]

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CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties – Hops & Barley Ball

Disco duds and mirror balls were just part of the fun at Hops & Barley Ball: A Night of Disco 70s Style, a benefit for CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties. The September 22nd event was held at Pennway Place at Studio Dan Meiners. Partygoers enjoyed entertainment by Boogie Wonderland, cocktails, dining stations, and a […]

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