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Kansas City CARE Clinic – Bloom Party, “Cirque Electrique”

Kansas City CARE Clinic’s Bloom Party, “Cirque Electrique,” was held on April 21st at The Truman. Kiran Chandra, Tom Nagel, James Smith, and Mark Sawkin served as co-chairmen of the glam rock circus, where Barnum and Bailey met Bowie and Blondie. Eric Ireland, Shawn Smith, Wes Warner, and Christopher Wilson   Kelsey Middaugh, Quixotic   […]

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MOCSA – Community Luncheon

Tavia and Clark Hunt were the honorary chairmen, Denise Delcore and John Green were the community support committee co-chairmen and Becky Loboda and Alicia Starr served as the co-chairmen for Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA’s) Community Luncheon. The April 26th event was held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. […]

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Wayside Waifs – Fur Ball, Cinco de Meow

Sandy and David L. Johnson were the honorary chairmen, and Nancy and David Yeamans and Jill and Raymond Kowalik served as the co-chairmen of Wayside Waifs’ Fur Ball, Cinco de Meow. The May 5th fiesta was held at the Overland Park Convention Center. Gary Lezak served as the emcee with his dog, Sunny, a Wayside […]

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HNC Living Foundation – MASKS for AID: discovery

Jo Ellen and Dave Dyer served as chairmen of HNC Living Foundation’s MASKS for AID: discovery on April 6th at Starlight Theatre. Guests enjoyed delicious food stations from Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions and bidding on six original works of art, commissioned for the event and created from patients’ radiation masks. Proceeds support HNC Living Foundation […]

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The Angel Board of The Children’s Place – Angels’ Gala

April 6th was the date for The Angel Board of The Children’s Place’s sixth annual Angels’ Gala. Laura and David Hall were the honorary chairmen, and Ann Crampton and Laurie Warwick served as co-chairmen. The record-breaking event raised more than $740,000. Abby Eden was the emcee. David Hall, honorary chairman    John and Rita Saladino, […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City – Match Maker Breakfast

More than 300 guests gathered on April 11th for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City’s Match Maker Breakfast at The Gallery Event Space. Guests heard inspirational stories and learned about the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters and how to get involved in its individual giving program, Match Makers. Dr. Mark Bedell and […]

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The Junior Board of Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph – Soirée

More than 400 young professionals gathered for The Junior Board of Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph’s Soirée event on April 6th at The Grand Hall at Power and Light. Junior Board President Amy Barnthouse and Kaitlyn Troske were the co-chairmen, and Rachael Westhead and Anthony Brown served as the assistant co-chairmen.   Chris Ice, […]

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Solace House Center for Grief and Healing – Solace Sensation

Bridget and John Brandmeyer served as the honorary chairmen for Solace Sensation, which celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Solace House Center for Grief and Healing, a program of Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care. Nicole Pierce and Pam Martin were the co-chairmen for the event, which was held on April 28th at Boulevard Brewing […]

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Kansas City Young Matrons – Luncheon

Joni Etherington is serving as the president of the Kansas City Young Matrons. The organization hosted a luncheon on April 26th to welcome the 2018-19 new member class. Brownyn McNeese, Mary Ring and Connie Schenke   Anne Keil, Linda Ehinger, Ada Frazier, Sally Beal, Sue Lund, and Bev Carlton Also featured in the May 26, […]

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