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Health Partnership Clinic – Opening Doors

Health Partnership Clinic’s Opening Doors luncheon was held on April 28th. The event celebrated the organization’s 30th anniversary. Christel Bell served as the emcee. AdventHealth Mid-America Region received the annual Founders Award, and Shelby Rebeck, Shawnee Mission School District, was honored with the Leadership Impact Award. The Clinic sponsored video and coloring contests as part […]

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Kansas City Young Matrons – 2022 Magic Ball

The Overland Park Sheraton was the site for Kansas City Young Matrons’ 2022 Magic Ball, which was held on April 30th. Guests enjoyed cocktails, dinner, a live auction, a wine pull, and dancing to the music of KOKOMO. Ben McAnany and Eric Vossman were the honorary co-chairmen, and Joni Etherington and Lundy Joyce served as […]

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Truman Library Institute – 2022 Wild About Harry

Truman Library Institute’s Wild About Harry event was held on April 28th. The spy-themed event celebrated the 75th anniversary of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). William J. Burns, director of the CIA, was honored with the Harry S. Truman Legacy of Leadership Award. Jeffrey Frank was the keynote speaker. Deanne Porter and Patrick Ottensmeyer were […]

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The University of Central Missouri Alumni Foundation – An Evening of Appreciation

The University of Central Missouri Alumni Foundation’s  An Evening of Appreciation was held on April 30th in Warrensburg, Missouri. At the event, 16 donors were inducted into the Founder’s Society, and four were honored with the UCM Founding Philanthropist Award.   Featured in the May 28, 2022 issue of The Independent.

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Saint Luke’s Foundation – 2022 Books & Boutiques

The Overland Park Convention Center was the site for Saint Luke’s Foundation’s Books & Boutiques event. Sarah Smarsh, New York Times best-selling author, was the featured speaker. Proceeds from the event support Saint Luke’s South Hospital’s cardiovascular program.       Featured in the May 28, 2022 issue of The Independent.

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Kansas City Young Matrons – 2022 Magic Ball Patrons’ Party

The lovely home of  Tina and Jeff Montgomery was the site for the Patrons’ Party for Kansas City Young Matrons’ 2022 Magic Ball. Anne Keil and Debbie Westlund served as co-chairmen for the April 28th event. The 2022 Magic Ball, which was held on April 30th, was a benefit for Sheffield Place. Ben McAnany and […]

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The Family Conservancy – Brew for Books

Boulevard Brewing Company was the site for Brew for Books, a benefit for The Family Conservancy, on April 21st. Amid much merriment, 300 books were collected. This will help promote early literacy for at-risk children in Our Town.     Featured in the May 28, 2022 issue of The Independent.

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Lyric Opera Circle – Lyric Opera Ball 2022, “Una Notte a Roma”

Loews Kansas City Hotel was the site for the Lyric Opera Circle’s Lyric Opera Ball 2022, “Una Notte a Roma.” Gigi Rose served as chairman of the April 9th event. Cocktails, a silent auction, and dinner (served in courses, as in Rome) were on the agenda. There were performances by resident artists from the Lyric […]

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Cristo Rey Kansas City – Dancing with the Kansas City Stars

April 2nd was the date for the 16th annual Dancing with the Kansas City Stars, a benefit for Cristo Rey Kansas City, which was held at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Christina Ricci and Matt Sharples were the honorary co-chairmen, and Susan Spencer and Julie Towner served as the co-chairmen. This year’s […]

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