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April 30, 2022 Issue

The Loop KC

The Loop KC brings together similar yet unique minds to create genuine friendships and ignite the next generation of business leaders in Kansas City. Members of The Loop KC are required to give back to local non-profit organizations. Learn more about The Loop KC, here.  Ben Sight is a financial advisor with The ETF Store. […]

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Toast To Olde Tymes – The Labunski Family

Wanda Młynarski Labunski and Wiktor Labunski came to Our Town with their two sons in 1937, 17 years after their marriage and nine years after they arrived in The United States. For the couple and many of their relatives, the desire to lead a life focused on music and culture was overshadowed by the wars […]

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Notre Dame de Sion – 36th Annual Gala Auction

Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland was the site for Notre Dame de Sion’s 36th Annual Gala Auction. The Mardi Gras-themed event featured a three-course dinner, silent and live auctions, a raffle, and dancing to the tunes of the Ernest James Zydeco Band. Bryonha Marie Parham ‘03, a successful actress and singer who has performed […]

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Rachel Rindner

Rachel Rindner started volunteering at a young age. She was only eight years old when she served as a peer model at Camp Determination, an overnight camp for youths with autism. Kelly Lee, who directed the camp, was impressed by Rachel’s “sweet nature, sensitivity, and kindness.” When Kelly founded Camp Encourage, Rachel was eager to […]

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SIBLING REVELRY: Two Kanneh-Masons will bring their magic to the Harriman

Pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason and cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason are two of seven highly gifted siblings from Nottingham, England, who are creating a worldwide sensation. Sheku is best known for his performance during the royal wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry in 2018. His elder sister, Isata, recipient of the 2021 Leonard Bernstein Award, is forging […]

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Crib Note – Richard Joseph “Tripp” Nachbar III

A blue bundle of joy named Richard Joseph “Tripp” Nachbar III arrived on January 7th. The blue-eyed, brown-haired boy weighed seven pounds, 10 ounces. Tripp’s proud parents are Brooke and Richard Nachbar, Jr., of Leawood, Kansas. His delighted grandparents are Diana and Brian Williams and Joni and Richard Nachbar. Featured in the April 30, 2022 […]

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Rose Brooks Center – Cabaret

Rose Brooks Center recently celebrated the 35th anniversary of Cabaret at Loews Kansas City Hotel. Marisha Wallace entertained guests with some favorite Broadway hits, including tunes from her breakout West End performance in Dreamgirls! Lauren and David Atterbury served as the chairmen. Proceeds support the organization’s mission to break the cycle of domestic violence so […]

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KVC Health Systems – Friday Night Live Gala

KVC Health Systems’ Friday Night Live Gala was held on March 4th. More than 400 guests enjoyed cocktails, delicious cuisine, an auction, a performance by the KC Improv Company, and dancing to the tunes of Lost Wax. Maria and Sean Hurley served as the chairmen of the event that supports the children and families served […]

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