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Women’s Foundation – A Celebration of Women

May 12th was the date for a reception to celebrate the release of the 2014 edition of the Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City’s A Celebration of Women. The event was held on the top floor of Polsinelli’s new Plaza Vista. The Karen Herman Advocate for Women and Girls Award was presented to Martha Humphreys […]

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Rockhurst University Library Guild – Critique Luncheon

Indian Hills Country Club was the setting for Rockhurst University Library Guild’s Critique Luncheon on April 24th. Kathy Bastasch and Jeanine Cindrich served as the co-chairmen of the event that was a benefit for the Greenlease Library. Guests enjoyed a delicious lunch, beautiful centerpieces from Craig Sole Designs and husband and wife authors, Aaron Barnhart […]

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Rock Chalk Ball – Jayhawks and Juleps

Laura and Todd Sutherland were the chairmen, and Steve Doocy, a 1979 KU graduate and host of Fox and Friends, served as the emcee of the 19th annual Rock Chalk Ball,  “Jayhawks and Juleps.” The Derby-style event was held by the KU Alumni Association and its Kansas City Chapter at the Overland Park Convention Center. […]

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Phoenix Family – Back To The Future

Julie and Trent Green were the honorary chairmen, and Ken Eidson served as the chairman of Phoenix Family’s 11th Annual Event, “Back To The Future.” The sold-out May 1st event was held at the Kansas City Convention Center. Jeanette Prenger was honored with the 2014 Clifton R. Cohn Distinguished Community Leader Award. Proceeds support Phoenix […]

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The Lyric Opera Circle – Spring Luncheon

The InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza was the setting for The Lyric Opera Circle’s Spring Luncheon on May 7th. Members enjoyed a lovely afternoon, featuring the passing of the gavel to the incoming president and the announcement of the new board members. A special 25-year membership pin was presented to Maureen Durwood. Also featured […]

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The Coterie Theatre – Boots & Bow Ties

April 30th was the date for The Coterie Theatre’s Boots & Bow Ties Table Host Party at the beautiful Rockhill home of Carol Costello. Guests enjoyed delicious wine, cheese and chocolate. Johyne Hamra is serving as chairman of Boots & Bow Ties, to be held on June 28th on the Crown Center Square.  Also featured […]

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Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas – Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic

The 33rd Annual Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic, a benefit for Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas, was held on May 12th at Lake Quivira Country Club. More than 120 golfers enjoyed lunch, great golf, a dinner reception, and an awards ceremony. Proceeds from the event support a new Hope Distribution Center. Also […]

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