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  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City

    Legacy Invitational

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  • The University of Kansas Health System

    Hall of Fame Dinner and Awards Celebration

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  • Folly Theater

    Eat, Drink & Be Jolly for the Folly!

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  • Kansas City Repertory Theatre

    2019 Gala "The Cast Party"

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  • Kansas City Ballet

    The Bolender Society Cocktail Reception

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  • Truman Library Institute

    Wild About Harry

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  • The Jewel Ball

    Debutante Tea

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  • The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

    Man & Woman of the Year Grand Finale

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  • Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey

    Gala, “Generations of Revelations”

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  • Wayside Waifs

    Fur Ball, “Woof 66”

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  • Phoenix Family

    Un*Gala, “Friday Night Fever”

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Recent Features

Royals Charities – Diamond of Dreams Kauffman Stadium was the setting for Diamond of Dreams, hosted by Royals Charities and the Glass family, on June 10th. Ben Aken was the chairman. Guests enjoyed appearances by current… Read More
Crib Note – Willa Linnea Porter Glad tidings from London, England: Willa Linnea Porter was born on January 21st. Her parents are Anna Freedenfeld Porter and Troy Porter. The beautiful baby girl was born with blue… Read More
2019 Class of Rising Stars Kathleen Johansen Kathleen Johansen is a senior communications strategist at The University of Kansas Health System. Her love of philanthropy began more than 30 years ago when she became a Brownie in… Read More
DEATH & DESPAIR IN DES MOINES: Metro Opera continues its remarkable ascent The best summer festivals highlight the unexpected: The juxtaposition of idyllic landscapes with the sort of high-end performances that we usually experience in urban settings sometimes permits us to view… Read More
The Jewel Ball – Gentlemen’s Serenade
The Jewel Ball Gentlemen’s Serenade was held on June 9th at Mission Hills Country Club. Ellen and Dan Bolen, Gentlemen of The Jewel Ball Serenade chairman, planned the festive event, where The Gentlemen of The Jewel Ball entertained their mothers,…
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Folly Theater – Eat, Drink & Be Jolly for the Folly!
The fifth annual Eat, Drink & Be Jolly for the Folly! was held at the lovely Hyde Park home of Brian Williams, Folly Theater. The garden party featured summery cocktails, delicious picnic fare from Annie’s Catering, and fresh floral arrangements…
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Jackson County CASA – Carnival for CASA
Paradise Park was the site for Jackson County CASA’s 14th annual Carnival for CASA. Melissa and Dan Martin served as honorary chairmen for the event, which was held on June 9th. The festivities included pony rides, a petting zoo, hair…
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ArtsKC – Summer Arts Party
June 6th was the date for ArtsKC’s fourth annual Summer Arts Party, which was held at the Crossroads Hotel. Community leaders, artists, and ArtsKC staff members enjoyed a summer evening benefiting the local arts community in the heart of the…
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Toast To Olde Tymes – Gloria Vanderbilt
Reprinted from the May 9, 1942 issue of The Independent: Unheralded was Mr. and Mrs. Pasquale Di Cicco’s bow into Town’s social life last week-end. Guests at the Hotel Bellerive, the erstwhile Gloria Vanderbilt and her husband were initiated into…
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