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The Family Conservancy – Blue Carpet Event

The Family Conservancy’s Blue Carpet Event will be held on September 18th at Pennway Place. The Family Conservancy will present an individual or organization committed to bettering the lives of children and families in Kansas City with the Betsy Vander Velde Award. The award was established to honor The Family Conservancy’s President and CEO Emeritus, Betsy Vander Velde, in recognition of her service and commitment to the vulnerable members of our community. The award will be given each year at the annual gala.

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Also featured in the July 11, 2015 issue of The Independent 

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