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Wayside Waifs – Strutt With Your Mutt

Strutt With Your Mutt took place on September 15th. Nearly 2,000 people and their canine friends enjoyed the event. Proceeds support Wayside Waifs.   Volunteers: (Seated) Susan Smith, Rebecca Russell, and Dwila Funk (standing) Jennifer Storz, Kaitlyn Lotz, Terry Fahler, Sherry Weidman, Marilyn Ray, and John Eyler   Rob Sight started the 3K walk.   […]

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The Symphony League – Symphony Ball

Rita and Lamar Hunt, Jr. were the honorary chairmen, and Mary Leonida served as chairman of The Symphony League’s Symphony Ball, “The Firebird Ball.” The sold-out event was held on September 7th at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Guests enjoyed cocktails, a silent auction, a dinner, and a performance by Maestro Michael Stern […]

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The Victory Project – The Victory Gala and Sporting Invitational

The Victory Gala and Sporting Invitational raised funds for The Victory Project. Margaret and Josh Arnold and Dana Linville and Jim Alderman served as the co-chairmen. The Victory Gala was held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown, and the Sporting Invitational golf tournament was held at Loch Lloyd Country Club. Proceeds […]

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The Symphony League – Symphony Ball Benefactors’ Party

The Symphony League’s Symphony Ball Benefactors’ Party was held on September 4th at the beautiful home of Kurt Knapstein. Tricia Scott served as chairman of the event. Ball Honorary Chairmen Rita and Lamar Hunt, Jr. thanked the more than 200 guests for their support of the Kansas City Symphony. The Symphony League’s Symphony Ball, “The […]

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Shawnee Mission Education Foundation – Fall Breakfast

More than 1,100 guests attended Shawnee Mission Education Foundation’s annual Fall Breakfast, which was held on September 5th at the Overland Park Convention Center. This year marks 50 years of unification for the Shawnee Mission School District. Dr. Mike Fulton, Shawnee Mission School District, delivered the “State of the District” address. The event featured performances […]

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Olathe Health Charitable Foundation – 19th Annual Golf Classic

Sycamore Ridge Golf Club was the setting for Olathe Health Charitable Foundation’s 19th annual Golf Classic. The September 6th event featured great golf, delectables, and entertainment. Funds raised support the Olathe Health Hospice House.    Jason Toalson   Ashley Carpenter and Emily Conaty flanked Ken Courtney, the Magic Hitman, who entertained guests.   Nick Sindorf […]

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The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties – Mothers’ Tea

The elegant Mothers’ Tea, the beginning of the Cotillion season for The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties in Kansas, was held recently at Lake Quivira Country Club. The ladies who gathered represented students from 28 area high schools who will be debutantes and escorts at the 69th Community Ball and Cotillion on December […]

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BOTAR – Royal Welcome

September 5th was the date for the Royal Welcome for BOTARs, Escorts, and Royal Escorts. Cathy Frame, Maggie Frame, and Anna Frame served as the co-chairmen. Guests learned about the history, mission, and purpose of the American Royal. Afterward, their parents joined them – and everyone celebrated the start of the BOTAR season. The 70th […]

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Kick Off Party

More than 100 ballet enthusiasts and dancers gathered for Kansas City Ballet Guild’s Kick Off Party, which was held on August 25th at Lidia’s Kansas City. Guests enjoyed listening to Guild President John Walker and Devon Carney, Kansas City Ballet, discuss the exciting new season ahead. Proceeds support the company’s repertory, its engagement and educational […]

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