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BOTAR – Faulkner’s Ranch Party

BOTARs and Escorts enjoyed a delightful fall evening at Faulkner’s Ranch on October 1st. Partygoers enjoyed a sumptuous barbecue dinner, line dancing, square dancing, and bull riding. Bridget and John Brandmeyer, Jennifer and Tommy Clemente, Anne and Kevin Connor, Stephanie and Doug Dockhorn, Katie and Ryan Duffy, Kathy Dussold, Laurence Frazen, Sharon and Dan Keller, […]

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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 […]

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – The Gathering

The Gathering is an annual event, now in its ninth year, that benefits Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ program, New Roots for Refugees. October 5th was the date, with Missy Kuklenski serving as the chairman, at the lovely home of Elin Murphy. The speakers were Lauren Solidum, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, and Meredith Walrafen, […]

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The Lyric Opera Circle – 2021 Fall Luncheon

The Lyric Opera Circle’s Fall Luncheon was held at The Capital Grille on October 6th. Mary Leonida, Circle president, and Ann Nigro were the co-chairmen. Deborah Sandler Kemper, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, shared information about upcoming productions, and Gigi Rose will be the chairman for the 2022 Lyric Opera Ball, “Una Notte a Roma.”  […]

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Community Ball and Cotillion – Dads’ Ice Breaker

December 4th is the date chosen for the Community Ball and Cotillion. Events leading up to it have included the Dads’ Ice Breaker, which was held on October 10th. This event, a chance for the fathers of the participants to mix and mingle, was hosted by the Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties in […]

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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art – Committee of 100 Celebratory Luncheon

Mark D. Sikes, the noted interior designer, was this year’s featured guest speaker at the 10th annual Committee of 100 Celebratory Luncheon at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Liz Maday and Kathy Donovan were the honorary co-chairmen, with Meredith Angrist and Kate Banks serving as the co-chairmen. The September 21st event included coffee on the […]

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KidsTLC – Benefit21 “ELECTRIC”

J. Rieger & Co. was the site for KidsTLC’s Benefit21, “ELECTRIC.” The festive evening featured custom cocktails, delicious fare, and a live auction. DJ Ashton Martin amped up the music at the After Party, where guests danced the night away. Abby and Kevin Ellis were the chairmen, and members of the Bleakley family served as […]

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Community LINC – The Rent Party

Katie Dunn Fitzgerald and Matt Fitzgerald, Karen and Hank Herrmann, Christine and Sandy Kemper, and Yvette and Leo Morton were the honorary co-chairmen for The Rent Party, a benefit for Community LINC. The October 2nd event was held at the Sheraton Crown Center Exhibit Hall. Peggy and Terry Dunn were the 2021 Hometown Hero honorees, […]

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Children’s Mercy – Dream Big Day

This year’s Dream Big Day, a benefit for Children’s Mercy, was held as an at-home celebration on September 25th. A radio broadcast featuring patients’ stories, interviews with supporters, fun music, and more were among the items on the agenda.   Read more from the November 13, 2021 issue of The Independent

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