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Kansas City Ballet Guild – The Emerald City Ball Private Dinner

Gigi Rose served as the chairman of the Emerald City Ball, which was held on October 6th at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. For patrons, the fun didn’t end that night. On October 16th, they were the guests for a four-course dinner onstage at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, followed by a performance by KCB II of an excerpt from The Wizard of Oz.

Louis and Sharon Smith with Nancy and Rich DuVall


Don and Anne Belinger, Jennifer Watts and Joan J. Horan


The beautiful tablescape


Julia Irene Kauffman, Dave Lady and Nancy and Rich DuVall


Barbara Eiszner, Jo Anne Dondlinger, Ball Chairman Gigi Rose, Susan Meehan-Mizer, Peggy Beal, Edie Downing, and Juliette Singer-Spinks

Also featured in the December 15, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Larry F. Levenson


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