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  • The 2022 Jewel Ball

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  • The Folly Theater

    “Jolly for the Folly” Garden Party

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  • Saint Luke’s Health System

    Lifetime Legacy Award

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  • KidsTLC

    Open Golf Tournament

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  • 2022 Class Of Rising Stars

    Missy Andeel

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  • Flight Paths And Footwear

    Chance meeting on airport jetway sparks lifelong romance

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  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City

    Kids Night Out

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  • Art Scene

    Glenn North

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  • Life Unlimited

    Hats Off to Mothers

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    Fur Ball Gala

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Rachel’s Reads – August 2022
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The Folly Theater – Groundbreaking Ceremony
The Folly Theater has just begun the most extensive renovation project in its history. To celebrate, there was a Groundbreaking Ceremony on June 21st. Among the upcoming attractions are wider seats, an upgraded bar and restrooms on the balcony level,…
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Cheers to Volunteers! Betsy O’Brien
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KidsTLC – Open Golf Tournament
June 6th was the date for the KidsTLC Open Golf Tournament, which was held at Shadow Glen Golf Course. Golfers hit the links and helped KidsTLC celebrate its 50th anniversary. Players enjoyed libations, food stations, games, and more. Proceeds support…
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The Folly Theater –  “Jolly for the Folly” Garden Party
The spectacular Hyde Park home of Brian Williams was the site for the annual “Jolly for the Folly” Garden Party on June 5th. Guests enjoyed delectable picnic fare and mint juleps – and even the weather was perfect.    …
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