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The Women’s Foundation – Will Work For Change Luncheon

The Women’s Foundation’s Will Work For Change Luncheon was held on December 2nd at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. The special event kicked off the organization’s 25th anniversary year. The day began with the second annual He’s For Change Breakfast, which included members of the Foundation’s Girls Leadership Program with their male role models, as well as men in Our Town who are working for change. More than 1,370 guests enjoyed the luncheon that featured honorary guests, Dr. Madeleine K. Albright and Ann Compton, keynote speaker. Dana Abraham and Marjorie Adair served as the co-chairmen of the Patron Committee.

Melea McRae, patron committee member
Board Members Christy Gautreaux and Colleen Dougherty Euteneuer with Amy Doering
Linda Hanson and Linda Jordan, board members
Martha Boyd and Sandy Schermerhorn, advisory council member
 Julie McCann and Bernadette Miller
Jennifer Ingraham, advisory council member; Courtney Goddard, patron committee member; and Terri Pulliam, board member
Marilyn Salomon, advisory council member; David Renner, Board Chairman Sherri Wattenbarger, Anab Abdulahi, and Abdi Nur

Additional photos featured in the January 21, 2017 issue
Photo Credit: Jeff Evrard and Laura Fitzgibbons 



Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – 44th Annual Snow Ball

The 44th Annual Snow Ball was held on January 20th at the Overland Park Convention Center. The event drew more than 2,000 guests, now that’s a blizzard of support! Early…

Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties – Community Ball and Cotillion

Much merriment ensued at the Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties’ Community Ball and Cotillion, which was held on December 2nd at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. The highlight…

Folly Theater – Folly Frolic

Folly Theater hosted its third annual Folly Frolic on December 6th. This year’s theme was “The Folly Went Country, ” and country duo Walker McGuire was the featured performer. Guests…

Kansas City Ballet Guild – Nutcracker Luncheon

Grand Street was the lovely setting for Kansas City Ballet Guild’s Nutcracker Luncheon on December 14th. Guests enjoyed fabulous fare and festive table décor. Gigi Rose is serving as the…