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JCRB|AJC – Human Relations Dinner

November 20th was the date for Jewish Community Relations Bureau|American Jewish Committee’s Human Relations Dinner at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center. Julia Irene Kauffman was honored with the Henry W. Bloch Human Relations Award. Janice and Tom Kreamer, Annabel and James B. Nutter, Sr., Sharon and Louis Smith, and Anne and Robert St. Peter were the co-chairmen, and Jane Chu, National Endowment for the Arts; was the keynote speaker.

Honoree Julia Irene Kauffman addressed the audience.
Marvin Szneler, JCRB|AJC; United States Congressman Billy Long and Michael Abrams and Jason Krakow, board members
Board Member Jason and Andrea Krakow with Renana and Michael Abrams, board member
Louis and Sharon Smith and Jan and Tom Kreamer, co-chairmen
Kylee Lambert and Donna Thomason
Board Chairman Sharon Lindenbaum, Henry W. Bloch, Julia Irene Kauffman, honoree; and Jane Chu, keynote speaker

Additional photos featured in the January 7, 2017 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: David Riffel



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Folly Theater – Folly Frolic

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Nutcracker Luncheon

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