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The Symphony League – Holiday Luncheon

Hallbrook Country was the beautiful setting for The Symphony League’s Holiday Luncheon. The festive event was held on December 11th. Symphony Ball Chairman Mary Leonida presented a check from the Ball to Danny Buckley, Kansas City Symphony, and Pat McCown, board president. New members were introduced, and Outgoing President Elaine Mann passed the gavel to Incoming President Pam Bruce.

Kit Smith, Nan Chapman, Annette Sherrow, and Joan Braswell

 

Emilia Barksdale, Jacquie McKinney, Bernadette Miller, and Joyce Whitehead

 

Addie Perry, Margaret Stadler, Amy Volini, Laurie Burgess, and Barbara Storm

 

Kathy Nordhus, Sherry Love, Linda Kornitzer, and Joan Beeks

Also featured in the January 11, 2020 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Strauss Peyton

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