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Kansas City Young Matrons – Magic Ball

January 26th was the date for Kansas City Young Matrons’ Magic Ball, a benefit for Avenue of Life. Bonne Illig and Martha Miller served as the co-chairmen, and Maureen and Mike Bukaty were the honorary chairmen. Partygoers gathered at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown and enjoyed cocktails, dinner, a live auction, entertainment by KOKOMO, and […]

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Friends of Children’s Mercy – Cheers to the New Year and You!

Friends of Children’s Mercy welcomed Paul Kempinski, new president and CEO of Children’s Mercy, to Our Town at Cheers to the New Year and You! The event was held at the Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland on January 17th. To add to the excitement, there was the first public preview of the third season […]

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Kansas City Ballet Bolender Society – Evening With Ramona

Members of the Kansas City Ballet Bolender Society had “Evening With Ramona” on their calendars for January 24th. That night, Melanie and Mike Fenske were hosts at The Carriage Club for Lady of the Camellias or How I Fell in Love with Chopin at Age 4 with Ramona Pansegrau, music director. Special performances by Sarah […]

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Lyric Opera Circle – Lyric Opera Ball Invitation Assembly Party

The Lyric Opera Circle’s Lyric Opera Ball – For the Love of Opera will be held on April 13th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Joan Braswell and Sherry Love served as co-chairmen for the invitation assembly party and luncheon, which was held on February 6th at the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center. […]

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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art – Party Arty 2019

Party like it’s 1799! That was the thought some guests had while dressing for Party Arty 2019. The event was held at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art on February 2nd. Young Friends of Art hosted, and the mood of extravagance and rebellion was inspired by the exhibition, Napoleon: Power and Splendor. Chelsea Templeton and Jaclyn […]

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The Independent’s Top Ten Party

February 13th was the date for The Independent’s Top Ten Party at 28 Event Space. Our Town’s deep commitment to philanthropy was on display as The Top Ten Events of 2018 and The Independent’s 2019 Class of Rising Stars were announced. More than 200 guests enjoyed cocktails and delicious fare from Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions. […]

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Metropolitan Community College – Chancellor’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Luncheon

David Disney served as the honorary chairman for Metropolitan Community College’s Chancellor’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Luncheon. The January 18th event was held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Ron Stallworth, author of Black Klansman: Race, Hate, and the Investigation of a Lifetime, and Kevin Willmott, a professor of film […]

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The Independent’s Top Ten Events of 2018

February 13th was the date for The Independent’s Top Ten Party at 28 Event Space. Our Town’s deep commitment to philanthropy was on display as The Top Ten Events of 2018 and The Independent’s 2019 Class of Rising Stars were announced. More than 200 guests enjoyed cocktails and delicious fare from Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions. […]

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Kansas City Young Matrons – Magic Ball

January 24th was the date for the Patrons’ Party for Kansas City Young Matrons’ Magic Ball. The event was held at the Pinnacle National Development Center to honor benefactors of the Ball. Patrons enjoyed delectable fare from Pierpont’s and tours of the beautiful new facility. The Magic Ball, a benefit for Avenue of Life, was […]

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