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BOTAR – Buffet 2019

The lovely home of Jamie Berg was the setting for the BOTAR Buffet on August 29th. BOTARs were told their escort pairing at the festive “Here’s the Scoop,” themed-event. Margaret Lang and Amy Looney served as the co-chairmen.   (Front row) Lauren Zastrow, Katie Hall, Lauren Hunter, AnnaHelen Weber, Mallory McKee, Maggie Keenan, Michaela Henne, […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City – Rise Rooftop Crawl

More than 1,000 guests gathered for Big Brothers Big Sisters’ Rise Rooftop Crawl on August 24th. The fifth annual event raised $500,000 to support life-changing friendships for children facing adversity. Partygoers visited rooftop parties in the Crossroads at private locations, including Barkley, Corrigan Station, and BBBSKC. Each destination featured a vacation theme, including Europe, Cuba, […]

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Kansas City Ballet – KC Dance Day

Kansas City Ballet hosted KC Dance Day on August 24th at the Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity. Nearly 1,600 participants enjoyed free dance and fitness class for children and adults, along with performances by local  and world dance groups representing different dance cultures. The ninth annual event featured a performance by Kansas City […]

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Hope House – believe

Abby Mocek and Ken Barnes were the honorary chairmen for believe – illuminating hope. For 30 years in a row, Kris Ketz has been the emcee. The event, a benefit for Hope House, was held at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center on August 3rd. The 2019 Barbara Potts Award was presented to The […]

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BOTAR – Escort Mothers’ Coffee

Tracy and Charlie Tetrick’s lovely home was the setting for the BOTAR Escort Mothers’ Coffee. Mothers gathered on August 15th to learn about the exciting BOTAR season ahead.   Escort Mothers’ Coffee Committee Members: Emily Hill, Janet Taggart, Tracy Tetrick, host; Bridget Hoffman, and Mary Ann Knopke    Sarah Tate, Amy Polen, and BOTAR President […]

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AdventHealth Foundation Shawnee Mission – Golf Classic

AdventHealth Foundation Shawnee Mission’s Golf Classic featured two shotgun start times, entertaining games at various holes, and great raffle items. All the golfers enjoyed a lunch, with prizes and winnings for the early players. Golfers who had the later tee-off time celebrated at dinner. The event was held on July 15th at Shadow Glen Golf […]

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Park University – A Night at the Helm

June 12th was the date for A Night at the Helm. The event, a benefit for the Park University Global Warrior Center and School of Business, was held at the National World War I Museum and Memorial. Melanie and Jim Rine were the honorary chairmen. Vince Clark served as chairman, with Jeanette Prenger, Kimberlee Ried, […]

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Young Friends of Art – Mimosas & Mulligans

On August 3rd, Mimosas & Mulligans took place on the South Lawn of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, hosted by the Young Friends of Art. Janeane Thompson served as the chairman. Partygoers enjoyed specialty cocktails and playing on Art Course.   Jordan Haas, Taylor Hines, Susanne Watson, Jordan Dockery, and Dakota Loftin   Sabrina Wells […]

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Children’s Mercy – Home for Little Heroes

This house has curb appeal – and more! It’s the Home for Little Heroes, which was built by Summit Homes and its trade partners, who donated materials, labor, and services. Levi Ryff, who is a Children’s Mercy patient, served as the face of the Home for Little Heroes project. When the house was sold, 100 […]

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