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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – Black Tie Ball

April 23rd is the date for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s 28th annual Black Tie Ball, “An Evening of Elegance.” Suzanne and Brad Smith are the chairmen. Guests will enjoy a signature cocktail, silent and live auctions, a five-course dinner, and entertainment. Chairmen Suzanne and Brad Smith   Also featured in the February 6, 2016 […]

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Rosemary Flanigan

Rosemary Flanigan joined the Center for Practical Bioethics’ board of directors in 1986 and served as chairman in 1991. She served on the Center’s staff for 17 years, following her retirement from Rockhurst University. Thank you, Rosemary, for all you do for the Center for Practical Bioethics. Additional photos featured in the February 6, 2016 […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Will Pryor

Will Pryor is an audit senior manager at Grant Thornton. He is a member of the Centurions, class of 2017 and serves on the Arts and Culture Task Force and the communications committee. Will enjoys running marathons, traveling, photography, and the Kansas City Royals. He and his wife, Lindsey, have a daughter, Lincoln. Caption goes […]

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Truman Library Institute – Wild About Harry

Wild About Harry will be held on April 7th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. The theme, “Truman’s Whistle Stop Campaign,” will transport guests back to 1948 and Harry Truman’s historic race for the White House. John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, managing editors of Bloomberg Politics; will be the special guest […]

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JLKCMO – 2016 Take Five

The 2016 Take Five event, a benefit for The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri, will be held on March 4th at Pennway Place at Studio Dan Meiners. The fifth annual event will feature specialty libations, delicious fare from local restaurants, live entertainment by Lost Wax, raffle packages, and a $5,000 giveaway.  Co-chairmen Katie Adams […]

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Great Plains SPCA – Pawtini: Poodle Skirts & Cat-illacs

Anne and Howard Elsberry and Shelley Elsberry are the honorary co-chairmen, and Suzanne Shank and Jackie Middelkamp are serving as co-chairmen of Great Plains SPCA’s 2016 Pawtini: Poodle Skirts & Cat-illacs. The March 5th event will be held at Union Station Kansas City. Partygoers will don fabulous fifties attire and enjoy cocktails, a delectable dinner, […]

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Cheers to Volunteers – Powell Gardens

Retired people, college interns, teens fulfilling community service for school credit, master gardeners, and master naturalists all find a place to volunteer at Powell Gardens. It takes a lot of people working hard and having fun at the same time to make Powell Gardens the beautiful place it is. Julia Hunter Graves drove the Heartland […]

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