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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Nutcracker Luncheon

December 13th was the date for the Kansas City Ballet Guild’s annual Nutcracker Luncheon to honor Artistic Director William Whitener’s final season. Guests enjoyed entertainment by surprise guest, Marilyn Maye, and personal tributes by Vicki Baxter, Kimberly Cowen, Logan Pachciarz, Jason Pollen, Wil Rowland, and Wendy Powell.  Additional photos also featured in the January 26th issue of […]

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The 20th Annual Grants Awards Luncheon

The 20th Annual Grants Awards Luncheon was held at the Sheraton Kansas City at Crown Center on December 7th. Karen and Mike Herman were the honorary chairmen, and Debby Ballard and Mike Saunders served as the co-chairmen. Martina Navratilova was the keynote speaker. A Patron’s Party was held at the lovely home of Jean and Don Wagner […]

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Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art – UPTOWN/DOWNTOWN Gala

The annual UPTOWN/DOWNTOWN Gala hosted by the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art took place on October 13th at the Museum. Proceeds from the event provided significant support for the Museum’s free exhibitions and educational programs. Michelle and Peter deSilva served as the honorary chairmen, and Holly Mihalovich and Hallie Peavey served as the co-chairmen. The 2013 Kemper Gala will be […]

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CCVI – 60th Anniversary Gala

The Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired (CCVI) celebrated with their 60th Anniversary Gala at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Marlys and Michael Haverty were the honorary chairmen, and Marianne Kilroy and Carmen Thum served as the co-chairmen. Guests enjoyed cocktails, dinner, a decades presentation, and music by The Commodores. Also featured in the January 12th issue of […]

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Saint Luke’s Midwest Ear Institute – 10th annual HEARAid Gala

The Saint Luke’s Midwest Ear Institute’s 10th annual HEARAid Gala was held on November 2nd at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. The theme of the event was “Sounds Through the Decades,” and guests enjoyed fabulous entertainment from local performers.  Additional photos also featured in the January 12th issue of The Independent Photo […]

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The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation – Charitable Giving Institute Graduation

The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation hosted the Charitable Giving Institute Graduation, an evening with Raising Charitable Children author Carol Weisman and a Family Giving Getaway featuring the Paul Mesner Puppets. The programs were designed to help donors of all ages become more strategic givers. Additional photos also featured in the January 12th issue of The Independent Photo […]

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Southwest Boulevard Family Health Care – Champagne & Chocolate

More than 300 guests sampled savories and desserts from more than 40 of Our Town’s top restaurants, bakeries and chocolatiers at the 18th Annual Champagne and Chocolate. Proceeds from the event benefited Southwest Boulevard Family Health Care. Mary Morris and Julie Zwillenberg served as the co-chairmen, and LesLee and Pete Smith were the honorary chairmen.  Additional photos also […]

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The Pembroke Hill – Three Minutes Since

Three Minutes Since is a band made up of Pembroke Hill classmates, Auggie Barhorst, lead guitar; Natty Crenner, drums; Ben Gallagher, guitar and vocals; Andy Sundeen, bass guitar; and David Marsh, who fills in as a drummer from time to time. They produced their first CD last year called, “Cold Tonight.” They won Battle of […]

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St. Teresa’s Academy Auction

November 17th was the date for St. Teresa’s Academy’s Auction. Cynthia and Pat McCarthy, Christine and Doug Fielder and Julie and Mike McCann served as co-chairmen. The “Swinging on a Star” themed-event featured a delicious gourmet dinner from Garozzo’s Ristorante and silent and live auctions. Larry Moore was the emcee, and George Nigro served as the […]

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