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BOTAR – Studio 54 Party

The Lead Bank Rooftop in the Crossroads was converted into Studio 54 for a party hosted by BOTARs Meg Burditt, Anna Harding, Tyler Lockton, Bonnie Longan, Maddie Mann, Claire McCann, Emerson Peavey, Alice Rowland, and Ellie Rose Sachs. The vibe at the October 9th event was distinctly ‘70s, and the music was divinely danceable. BOTARs and Escorts dined on Shake Shack cuisine and enjoyed a lighted dance floor, plus spectacular views of Our Town.

Julie McCann, BOTAR president; Claire McCann, and Mike McCann

 

David Knopke, Sam Wilkerson, Jake Schloegel, and John Foster

 

Anna Harding, Meg Burditt, Ellie Rose Sachs, Christian Hense, and Sam Wilkerson

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University of Central Missouri – Sesquicentennial Celebration

December 15th was the date for University of Central Missouri’s holiday Sesquicentennial Celebration, which was held on December 15th at the Carriage Club. The festive event capped off a year…

Lyric Opera Circle – 2021 Holiday Luncheon

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Nutcracker Ball Benefactor Cocktail Party

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The 2020 And 2021 Jewel Ball

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