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Kansas City Ballet School – Sugar Plum Fairy Children’s Ball

December 10th was the date for the Sugar Plum Fairy Children’s Ball, which was held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Carrie Kruse and Jennifer Pontier were the co-chairmen. Happy children enjoyed face painting, crafting holiday ornaments, and entertainment from the Sugar Plum Fairy and her friends. Guests were transported to […]

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Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Kansas City Chapter – National Philanthropy Day

Nearly 200 guests gathered at the Children’s Mercy Research Institute for the Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Kansas City Chapter’s celebration of National Philanthropy Day. The November 10th event recognized the impact philanthropy makes in Our Town. The honorees were Susan Belger Angulo, Excellence in Fundraising, Dr. Linda Mitchell, Excellence in Legacy Giving, Dr. Amy […]

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The Saint Luke’s East Hospital – Fall Ball

The Saint Luke’s East Hospital Fall Ball was held recently at Lone Summit Ranch. The festive evening featured a “Heart of Rock & Roll” theme. The event was hosted by Saint Luke’s Foundation. Proceeds are earmarked for the cardiovascular program at the Hospital.          Featured in the December 17, 2022 issue of The […]

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The New Theatre Scholarship Guild – The Hollywood Party

The Hollywood Party was this year’s fundraiser for The New Theatre Scholarship Guild. Linn Mills, Seth McClintock, and Jackie Stokes served as the co-chairs for the event, which was held on October 16th at the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center. Guests enjoyed cocktails, a silent auction, a gourmet dinner, and entertainment by Heather Spore […]

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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art – Art Deco Ball

The Art Deco Ball was held on November 12th at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. The Chairman’s Circle Gala celebrated the exhibition, American Art Deco: Designing for the People, 1918-1939. Hosted by the board of trustees, the festivities included cocktails, a gourmet dinner, entertainment, and the thrill of the exhibition itself. The co-chairs were Evelyn […]

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Johnson County Community College Foundation – Some Enchanted Evening

Some Enchanted Evening, the annual gala held by the Johnson County Community College Foundation, took place on November 12th at the Overland Park Convention Center. The event chairs were Tracey Osborne Oltjen and Tom Oltjen. Steven D. Wilkinson was honored as the Johnson Countian of the Year. Steve was presented with an artwork created by […]

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – 49th Annual Snow Ball

Members and friends of many Catholic parishes, including Friends of Prince of Peace, Holy Family Eudora, St. Michael the Archangel, Good Shepherd, Holy Angels Sacred Heart, St. Joseph, and St. Patrick, gathered in September and October to support the 49th Annual Snow Ball. The event will be held on January 21st at the Overland Park […]

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B.E. Smith Family Center – 40th Anniversary Tiny Tim Holiday Fantasy

November 10th was the date for the 40th Anniversary Tiny Tim Holiday Fantasy. The event, a benefit for the B.E. Smith Family Center, was held at the Overland Park Convention Center. Nan and Doug Smith were the event chairs. Amy Milroy, B.E. Smith Family Center, was honored with the 2022 Richard V. Edmonds Award for […]

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UMKC Friends of the Conservatory’s Crescendo

The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts was the site for UMKC Friends of the Conservatory’s Crescendo, In the Spotlight: Illuminating Lives Through the Performing Arts, which was held on November 4th. Jenny and Warren Erdman served as the honorary chairmen, and Michele Hamlett-Weith was the chairman. The event featured a collage of fast-paced performances […]

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