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Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey – Misty Copeland

July 31st was the date when Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey welcomed Kansas City native Misty Copeland home. Misty was the special guest at two private receptions and a public event, A Conversation with Misty Copeland, with Vivien Jennings, Rainy Day Books; at Unity Temple on the Plaza. Misty shared her journey and discussed her New York Times bestseller, Ballerina Body: Dancing and Eating Your Way to a Leaner, Stronger and More Graceful You.

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Roger C. Williams, Jr., Misty Copeland, special guest; and Everlyn Williams
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Linda Lighton, Amy Kligman, Mark Sappington, and Geneice I. Warga
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Allan Gray II, Dr. Loretta Britton, Karren Crouch, Patricia Konopka, Misty Copeland, Roger C. Williams, Jr., Major Donors Reception Co-chairman Marcia Lane, and Major Donors Reception Co-chairman Sherry Gibbs
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(Front row) Dr. Anne Lambert Johnson, Michelle Webb, Melanie Miller, Annual Funders Reception Co-chairman Tammy Edwards, Debby Ballard, and Cassandra Savage (back row) Bernie Caffee Winston, Hilda McKeel, Rebecca McKeel, Freddy Rucker, Thelma Crawford, Phyllis Chase, Carla Evans, Everlyn Williams, Donna Watson, Betty Anderson, Doris Royals, and Mary Rogan Barnes

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Rightfully Sewn – Golden Gala

The Grand Hall at Power & Light was the site of Rightfully Sewn’s inaugural fashion event, the Golden Gala, on December 2nd. The evening featured sumptuous cuisine by Lon Lane’s…

Indian Hills Country Club – Holiday Happenings

Indian Hills Country Club members celebrated the holiday season with three special events. The Ladies’ Christmas Luncheon, the Men’s Christmas Luncheon and the annual dinner and dance, the Jingle Ball,…

KVC – Gala at the Station

More than 600 guests enjoyed KVC’s Gala at the Station on November 10th at Union Station Kansas City. The ladies of VanBrock, Bonne Illig, Kim Stevens, Lenise Ward, Kristina Klug,…

HALO ArtReach Auction

The 13th Annual HALO ArtReach Auction is set for February 23rd at The Brass on Baltimore. Jody and Bryan Albers are serving as the honorary chairmen. The event will feature…