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BOTAR – Educational Event

Polsinelli was the location for an educational event for this year’s BOTAR class. Marianne Kilroy and Lauren Luhrs served as the co-chairmen. BOTARs learned everything about BOTAR, from volunteering at The American Royal to establishing lifelong friendships. The speakers included many past presidents and members of the 2019 executive committee. Afterward, BOTARs joined their escorts […]

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YMCA of Greater Kansas City – Cheers for Challenger

The 13th annual Cheers for Challenger was held in the Tower Club at Arrowhead Stadium. More than 270 guests enjoyed drinks, delicious fare, silent and live auctions, and remarks from Challenger families during the program. Proceeds support the YMCA of Greater Kansas City’s Challenger adaptive program, which offers young people with diverse abilities the opportunity […]

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MOCSA – Johnson County Fall Forum

MOCSA’s 16th annual Johnson County Fall Forum took place on November 1st at the Overland Park Sheraton. Mayor Peggy Dunn was the honorary chairmen, and Kristin Wing and Kathy Woodward served as the co-chairmen. More than 300 guests listened to remarks from Keynote Speaker Cathy Morrison, author of Say Something. Cathy discussed how to make […]

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The ALS Association Mid-America Chapter – KC Walk to Defeat ALS

Jim Rine was the corporate recruitment chairman for The ALS Association Mid-America Chapter’s 2019 Kansas City Walk to Defeat ALS. The October 5th event was held at Kauffman Stadium. Team MHC, the largest corporate team, raised more than $50,000. Proceeds help to discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and […]

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The Family Conservancy – Blue Carpet Event

The Family Conservancy’s Blue Carpet Event was held at The Abbott. More than 300 guests enjoyed cocktails, a gourmet dinner, silent and live auctions, and live music. Proceeds support a community where all children have the opportunity to find health, happiness, and education. Neelima Parasker, Julie Pierce, Stacey Paine, Suzanne Williams, board member; Jill McCarthy, […]

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The Farmer’s House – Fall Feast

The Farmer’s House annual Fall Feast hosted two fantastic events: A Farm Party and a Barn Party. Partygoers enjoyed the rustic charm of each affair, complete with signature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, a delicious farm-to-table meal, live music, and silent and live auctions. Proceeds raised funds for programming to develop job skills, expand social networks, and […]

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – Snow Ball

November 1st was the date when supporters of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ Snow Ball gathered for the St. Martin of Tours Mass and Reception. Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann celebrated mass at the Church of the Ascension. Afterward, nearly 100 guests attended a reception at the beautiful home of Jo and Mike Kuckelman, 2020 Snow […]

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AdventHealth Foundation Shawnee Mission – Tiny Tim Holiday Fantasy

November 3rd was the date for AdventHealth Foundation Shawnee Mission’s annual Tiny Tim Holiday Fantasy. The event, a benefit for the B.E. Smith Family Center, was held at the Overland Park Convention Center. Barbara and Dick Shull were the honorary chairmen, and Nichole and Adam Eshelbrenner served as the chairmen. The B.E. Smith Family Center […]

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Saint Luke’s East Hospital – Boo Ball

Saint Luke’s East Hospital’s Boo Ball was held on October 19th at the Pavilion at John Knox Village. This year was the 10th annual gala, and several original founding volunteer committee members were in attendance. The “1980s rewind” themed-event featured a costume contest, fabulous decor, vintage arcade games, and silent and live auctions. Ashley Boswell […]

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