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Catholic Education Foundation – Patron’s Party

A special guest spoke at the Catholic Education Foundation’s Patron’s Party on May 2nd. Collins Tuohy, the sister of Michael Oher and whose family inspired The Blind Side, spoke to guests during the event at Indian Hills Country Club. Miss Sue, Michael Oher’s tutor was also there to speak. Also featured in the April 28th […]

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Isreali Travelers

A group of Israeli high school juniors recently paid a visit to Our Town. During their trip, the teens visited with students at Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy and Blue Valley North High School, as well as touring the Jewish Community Campus, Leawood’s Gezer Park and the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum. They also […]

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Baptist-Trinity Lutheran Legacy Foundation

The Baptist-Trinity Lutheran Legacy Foundation announced that Teresa and Frank White will serve as spokesmen for Kansas City’s Medicine Cabinet. Frank, a Kansas City Royals Hall of Famer and T-Bones coach; and Teresa will help promote awareness for one of Our Town’s only resources for immediate, short-term medical assistance for low-income individuals who are uninsured […]

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Jewish Family Services – Friends of the Family Campaign

Jewish Family Services hosted a breakfast at the Jewish Community Campus recently to kick off its “Friends of the Family” campaign. Nick Haines served as the emcee and spoke to guests about the many ways JFS provides assistance for individuals and families. Marc Hammer, board chairman; served as the Friends campaign chairman. Also featured in […]

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Kansas City Conversation Series

Jim Heeter, Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce; was the featured speaker at The Kansas City Club’s Kansas City Conversation Series on April 4th.  The Series features many notable speakers from Our Town. Also featured in the April 28th issue of The Independent Photo Credit: KCC Katie Daly, Jim Heeter, featured speaker; and Terry J. Brady, Kansas […]

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Celebration of Women Fashion Show

Guests enjoyed a night of food, fun and fashion at the 2012 Celebration of Women Fashion Show on March 2nd. The event, which was held at Aldersgate Village in Topeka, featured entertainment from the Topeka Big Band Quintet and a delicious dinner prepared by Aldersgate Village’s chef Kode. Melissa Bruner served as the emcee, and Anita Wolgast […]

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Benedictine College – An Evening of Note

Benedictine College held its 41st annual Scholarship Ball on February 25th at The Westin Crown Center Hotel. The evening featured a variety show student performance, a fabulous dinner, live auction, and dancing to the Michael Beers Band. The event honored Linda and Lawrence Kaminsky and Mary and Kevin McNicholas with the Cross of the Order […]

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Lyric Opera Ball – Lyric Opera Auction

It will be a wonderful evening at the Lyric Opera Ball on April 20th at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. This year’s theme is the “Wonderful Wizard of Opera.” Guests will enjoy dinner and dancing, and will have the chance to bid on some truly fabulous auction items including jewelry, art, trips, and even an […]

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The University of Kansas Hospital – Girls’ Night In

February 21st marked the seventh annual Girls’ Night In, and Portfolio Kitchen and Home in the historic Pershing Building was the perfect setting for a night of cooking and conversation. Guests, adorned in red, moved from kitchen to kitchen to watch four premier chefs from Our Town in action. Four community leaders served as “sous chefs” […]

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