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Rose Brooks Center – Cabaret

Vanessa Williams was the featured performer at the 31st Anniversary Cabaret. She dazzled the audience with her voice and wit. The event, a benefit for Rose Brooks Center, was held on February 25th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. More than $600,000 was raised, and the funds will be used to end violence in the lives of thousands of families and pets. Jennie Clarke, Jill Opelka Greenfield and Phil Greenfield served as co-chairmen. 

Sarah and Matt Smith

 

Jennie Clarke, Phil Greenfield and Jill Opelka Greenfield, co-chairmen

 

Ashlee Peterson, board member

 

Vanessa Williams, featured performer

 

Shirley and Barnett Helzberg flanked Vanessa Williams, featured performer.

Additional photos featured in the April 14, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: David Riffel

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