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Giving the Basics – Bettin’ on the Basics

Giving the Basics’ Bettin’ on the Basics was held on March 2nd at 28 Event Space. Veronica and Peter Mallouk were honored for their generous support for a new building for Giving the Basics. Anna Marie Vogel and Jackie Miller were co-chairmen of the inaugural gala. Anna Vogel and Jackie Miller, co-chairmen    Justin Milligan, […]

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The Committee of 101 – 101 Awards

February 24th was the date for the 101 Awards, Kansas City’s salute to professional football. The 48th annual event was held at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center. Antonio Brown, Todd Gurley, Calais Campbell, Aaron Donald, Doug Marrone, Sean McVay, Peyton Manning, Tony Gonzalez, Nelson Agholor, Kareem Hunt, and Alex Smith were honored. Mike […]

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The Barstow School – Superhero Soiree: Barstow Auction 2018

Tara Georgie, Krista Knoflicek and Jann Stevens-Moore were co-chairmen of the Superhero Soiree – Barstow Auction 2018 on March 3rd at DoubleTree by Hilton. Parents, grandparents, alumni, and friends of the school enjoyed dinner, silent and live auctions, dancing, and a special “Bat Cave.” Proceeds support Barstow’s Annual Fund. Tanya Madan, Shruti Tejwani, Mahoua Ray, […]

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HALO Foundation – 13th Annual HALO ArtReach Auction

Jody and Bryan Albers were the honorary chairmen for the 13th Annual HALO ArtReach Auction. The February 23rd event was held at The Brass on Baltimore. Partygoers enjoyed a dinner, silent auction items, orphan artwork from around the world, artwork from nationally-recognized artists, and entertainment by Lost Wax. Proceeds support homeless and at-risk children. Miss […]

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Truman Library Institute – Wild About Harry

The Truman Library Institute’s Wild About Harry will be held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown on April 19th. This year’s Harry S. Truman Legacy of Leadership Award honoree is David McCullough, the distinguished historian. Jo Ann and Bill Sullivan will serve as the honorary chairmen, and the event chairmen will […]

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The National World War I Museum and Memorial – The Wylie Gallery

More than 250 guests gathered at The National World War I Museum and Memorial for the opening of the debut exhibition in the new Wylie Gallery, John Singer Sargent Gassed. The exhibition features John Singer Sargent’s extraordinary painting, Gassed, from the Imperial War Museums in London. The magnificent work, never seen before in the Midwest, […]

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Wonderscope Children’s Museum – Rise and Shine

February 27th was the date for Wonderscope Children’s Museum’s Rise and Shine breakfast. The second annual event was held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Polly Prendergast, UMKC School of Education’s Edgar L. and Rheta A. Berkley Child and Family Development Center; was the keynote speaker. Brooke and Jason Glasrud   […]

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Sherwood Autism Center – Beat the Blues

Teresa and Brad Doty served as chairmen for Sherwood Autism Center’s Beat the Blues event on February 17th at Union Station Kansas City. Guests were encouraged to wear blue creative cocktail attire, both to promote autism awareness and to beat the winter blues. More than 200 partygoers enjoyed themselves and raised in excess of $50,000 […]

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Shawnee Mission Education Foundation – Donor Recognition Dinner

Shawnee Mission Education Foundation held its annual Donor Recognition Dinner on February 7th at the Broadmoor Bistro, located in the new Center for Academic Achievement. Guests enjoyed a delicious dinner prepared by Shawnee Mission Culinary Arts Signature Program students. Sheryl Bushnell and Nancy Hack   Dick McEachen, Gary McEachen, Audrey and Asher Langworthy, Lauren Kepler, […]

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