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BOTAR – Night at the Rodeo

September 27th was the date for the BOTAR Night at the Rodeo that was held at the American Royal Complex. BOTARs and their families enjoyed a delicious dinner in the Governor’s Room, followed by an exciting Pro Rodeo experience in Hale Arena. Natalie Kirk and Angela Hudson were the co-chairmen. Also featured in the December 14th issue of The […]

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Rose Brooks Center – Casino and Auction Night

October 26th was the date for Rose Brooks Center’s Casino and Auction Night. Kate and Dave Banks served as the chairmen. Guests put on their poker faces and enjoyed cocktails, dinner, silent auction items, and gambling for a chance to win fabulous prizes.  Also featured in the December 14th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: […]

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The Shepherd’s Center of Kansas City Central – Prime Time Awards

The Shepherd’s Center of Kansas City Central’s annual Prime Time Awards was held on October 24th at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Former Mayor Kay Barnes, UMKC Chancellor Leo Morton and Carol Sader were honored as the 2013 Prime Time Champions, and Esther Valladolid Wolf received the 2013 Dr. Elbert C. Cole Founder’s […]

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The Ballet Guild – 46th annual Nutcracker Ball

Don’t miss the most delightfully festive party in town, the Ballet Guild’s 46th annual Nutcracker Ball on December 6th in the Grand Ballroom of Bartle Hall. The evening begins with an enchanting cocktail hour accompanied by endless Christmas goodies, a delicious three-course meal and a behind-the-scenes performance by the Kansas City Ballet dancers. Susan Bubb and […]

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WIN for KC – Big 12 Soccer Honorary Coach Program

November 5th was the date for a reception at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown hosted by WIN for KC for the Big 12 Soccer Honorary Coach Program. The women’s soccer teams from The University of Kansas, Iowa State University, University of Texas, Texas Tech University, Texas Christian University, West Virginia University, Oklahoma State University, and […]

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Belles of the American Royal – Royal Roundup

On October 11th, BOTARS and their escorts kicked up their heels at the Royal Roundup at the Saddle and Sirloin Club. Katherine Sweeney, Anna Price, Molly Crawford, Sarah Luby, Morgan Gonder, Caroline Hodge, Annie Burcham, Katherine Bruce, Amanda Haviland, and Allie Hartman-Frost were the hosts. Guests enjoyed delicious barbecue, entertainment by Tracy Allison and the […]

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Musical Theater Heritage – Gala Dinner Auction

The Gala Dinner Auction, a benefit for Musical Theater Heritage, was held recently at The River Club. Proceeds from the event support MTH productions at Crown Center, as well as support for its nationally syndicated radio program, A Night on the Town, which celebrates the 100-year history of the American musical. Ed Milbank was the […]

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