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BOTAR – Night at the Royal

The BOTAR organization wanted to show its appreciation to volunteers and their families at the BOTAR Night at the Royal on September 26th at the American Royal Complex. Stacy Curtis and Bridget Hoffman served as the co-chairmen. Also featured in the November 15th issue of The Independent  Co-chairman Stacey and Ryan Curtis with their sons […]

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Mad Hatter Party

By order of the queen of hearts, the Kansas City Ballet Guild kicked off the year with a new member Mad Hatter Party at the beautiful home of Susan Bubb. Members old and new donned festive hats, “Alice” attire and enjoyed bites from Gourmet Grocer, Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions and cookies from Brown Sugar Bakes.  […]

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Sisters, Servants of Mary – Serving from the Heart Gala

The Serving from the Heart Gala was held on October 4th at Church of the Ascension. Mary and Mike Sullivan served as chairmen. More than 500 guests enjoyed the evening benefitting The Sisters, Servants of Mary who provide private nursing to the sick and terminally ill in Our Town free of charge. Also featured in […]

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The Family Conservancy – Blue Carpet Event

September 26th was the date for The Family Conservancy’s annual Blue Carpet Event. Rykelle Seger from the Student Assistance Program was the featured speaker. Guests enjoyed delicious cocktails, dinner and silent and live auctions at Studio Dan Meiners.  The Martha Comment family was the honorary co-chairmen. Also featured in the November 15th issue of The […]

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National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial – Centennial of the Great War

September 27th was the date for a special event hosted by Mary Beth and Tom Butch at their beautiful home in Loch Lloyd in support of the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial in conjunction with the Centennial of the Great War. Tom serves as chairman of the board of trustees. Also featured […]

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Powell Gardens – Under a Harvest Moon

Powell Gardens’ sixth annual Under a Harvest Moon – A Farm to Table Dinner was held on September 21st. Chef Linda Duerr, The River Club; and her husband, Leon Bahlmann, executive chef at Claridge Court; created a festive meal full of fall produce and local fare. Diane and Ford Brent were the honorary chairmen, and […]

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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art – The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky

The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky exhibit recently opened at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Special celebrations were held at the Museum from September 16th through the 18th. The exhibition will be on display through January 11th. The show opened at musée du quai Branly in Paris in April of 2014 and will […]

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