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Heartland Men’s Chorus – Dinner of Note

Dinner of Note, a benefit for the Heartland Men’s Chorus, will be held on October 28th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. This year’s theme is “The Queen and Mad Hatter’s Ball.” The honorary chairmen are Chris Beal and Tim Van Zandt. Jenny Harris and Brian Larios are serving as co-chairmen. Attire? […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Danielle LeRoy

Danielle LeRoy is a member of the Centurions, class of 2017, where she has served as co-chairman of the curriculum committee and as a member of the Parks and Rec Task Force. In addition to being lead marketer at Centric Projects, she also heads the firm’s coordination efforts for volunteer activities. Among the organizations which […]

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Rising Star Reflection – Jake Jacobson

Jake Jacobson spent seven months studying dance with Joan Augustyn in preparation for BMA Foundation’s Dine & Dance With The Stars. Following 13 fundraisers in 13 weeks, the duo performed their three-minute ballroom routine to “Groove is in the Heart” and “HandClap” in front of an enthusiastic audience at the Overland Park Convention Center on […]

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UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance – Crescendo

November 10th is the night for Crescendo, a benefit for the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance. Peggy and Terry Dunn are the honorary chairmen, and Nancy Thiessen and Dalene Bradford are serving as co-chairmen. The event will be held in Helzberg Hall of the Kauffman Center, and all proceeds will fund student scholarships. Nancy […]

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JLKCMO – 30th Annual Holiday Mart

The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri’s 30th annual Holiday Mart will be held at Bartle Hall from October 19th through the 22nd. Kristal Ronnebaum and Decemeber Brammer are the co-chairmen of the shopping extravaganza that will celebrate “30 Years of Cheer”.  Decemeber Brammer, co-chairman Kristal Ronnebaum, co-chairman Also featured in the August 5, 2017 […]

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Rising Star Reflections – Dolly Wood

Hooray for Dolly Wood! She has served on the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City for three years. Her first involvement in the organization was with  KC Sexy Singles Auction (now known as Most Wanted Auction). For several years, Dolly has been a team captain for Bowl for Kids’ Sake. She […]

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KidsTLC – Benefit17

The North Club at Arrowhead Stadium is the lovely setting for KidsTLC Benefit17. Sybil and Greg Orman are serving as chairmen of the November 4th event. Guests will enjoy fabulous fare, live and silent auctions and a drawing for a new Honda Civic. There will be a Patrons’ Party, and a lively After Party will […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Jessica Nelson

Jessica Nelson is a member of Centurions, class of 2018. She is a Kansas City native, who graduated from The University of Kansas with a bachelor of science degree in journalism. Jessica careers as managing director at TeamKC: Life+Talent at the Kansas City Area Development Council. Right now, Jessica is counting down the days until […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Amanda Middaugh

Amanda Middaugh is manager of corporate and special events fundraising at the Kansas City Repertory Theatre. Her responsibilities include leading the fundraising and event planning efforts for KCRep’s annual gala, A Fearless Fête. Amanda graduated from Drury University with degrees in art history and fine arts. She is a member of the Centurions, class of […]

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