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Support Kansas City – Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Awards

Amy Pieper served as chairman of Support Kansas City’s ninth annual Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Awards. The June 28th event was held at Rockhurst University. The awards celebrate organizations’ governance, agency impact, transparency, and community collaborations. FIRE Foundation, MOCSA and Harvesters received the 2018 awards. Author Virginia Eubanks was the keynote speaker, and Chris Hernandez […]

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Alphapointe – C&C Group Pro-Am Tournament

June 4th was the date for the 2018 C&C Group Alphapointe Pro-Am Tournament at Loch Lloyd Country Club. Board Member Danny Davies served as chairman of the planning committee. The sold-out event raised more than $138,000 for Alphapointe’s programs and services for youth who are blind or visually impaired. Lyn Petro, Foundation board member; and […]

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Kansas City Zoo – 29th Annual Jazzoo

Kelly and Ron Lockton were the chairmen of the 29th Annual Jazzoo on June 1st at the Kansas City Zoo. This year’s theme, “Rub Elbows. Touch Fins.,” celebrated the Zoo’s newest exhibit, Stingray Bay. Partygoers dressed in the aquatic theme and animal prints and enjoyed Stingray Stinger specialty cocktails, delectable cuisine from more than 70 […]

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Kansas City Art Institute – Artfare 2018

The Vanderslice Committee of the Kansas City Art Institute’s Artfare 2018, a benefit for the Kansas City Art Institute, was held on May 20th at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. The festive evening paired talented chefs with creative artists. John and Sharon Hoffman   A Patrons’ Party was held on May 14th at The […]

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CASA SuperHero 5K

June 24th was the date for the fifth annual CASA SuperHero 5K at Corporate Woods. More than 800 participants and 100 volunteers enjoyed the mild weather and Kids’ Zone activities. Proceeds from the event benefit CASA of Johnson and Wyandotte Counties and Jackson County CASA. Diana Alexander   Sage Hickman   Amy Boydston, CASA of […]

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2018 Big Slick Celebrity Weekend

The co-hosts for the ninth annual Big Slick Celebrity Weekend were David Koechner, Rob Riggle, Paul Rudd, Eric Stonestreet, and Jason Sudeikis. June 1st and 2nd were jam-packed with events. The weekend began with a hospital visit and press conference at Children’s Mercy Adele Hall Campus on Friday morning. That night, Kauffman Stadium was the […]

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Royals Charities – Diamond of Dreams

Kauffman Stadium was the fabulous setting for Royals Charities’ Diamond of Dreams.  More than 1,250 guests enjoyed drinks, delicious fare from local restaurants, a silent auction, aerial arts performances, a VIP Party featuring Tiffany & Co., a concert by Rachel Platten, and a fireworks show. More than $325,000 was raised to support the building of […]

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KidsTLC – Rooftop Pairings Party & KidsTLC Open

The rooftop terrace at Topgolf was the setting for KidsTLC’s Rooftop Pairings Party on June 7th. Guests enjoyed live music, an endless buffet and the success story of a recent client who benefited from the mission of KidsTLC. The excitement continued through the KidsTLC Open on June 11th at Shadow Glen Golf Course. Golfers enjoyed […]

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Roaring Twenties Jewel Ball Party

Daniel Duffy, Whitney Estes, Olivia Lesley, Parker Hewitt, Charlie Ingram, Amalia Murguía, Nelson Sabates, Amelia Smith, Ethan Starr, and Scotty Thompson were the hosts of a Roaring Twenties Jewel Ball party at Union Station Kansas City. Debutantes, Gentlemen of The Jewel Ball and Escorts enjoyed a fun scavenger hunt, based on the living history at […]

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