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Lyric Opera Circle – Holiday Luncheon

December 4th was the date for the Lyric Opera Circle’s Holiday Luncheon, which was held on the rooftop of the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Rachael Sabates served as the chairman. Members enjoyed a delectable lunch and a gift of homemade granola from the 2020 Lyric Opera Ball Co-chairman, Mary Beth Gentry. Barbara Godfrey, […]

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Olathe Health Charitable Foundation – Yuletide Gala

December 7th was the date for Olathe Health Charitable Foundation’s 48th annual Yuletide Gala, which was held at the Overland Park Convention Center. Katherine and Dr. Harlan Opie served as chairmen of the evening that featured cocktails, dinner, and dancing to the tunes of Twice On Sunday. Proceeds from the gala support the From the […]

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The Folly Theater – Folly Frolic

David Epstein and Wade Tajerian were the honorary chairmen for the Folly Frolic, which was held at The Folly Theater on November 16th. Stacy Purvis and Steve Paddock served as the co-chairmen. The evening’s theme was a 1920’s Parisian cabaret. Sponsors enjoyed a private gathering prior to the concert. For other guests, dinner at The […]

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Johnson County Community College Foundation – Some Enchanted Evening

November 9th was the date for the 33rd annual Some Enchanted Evening gala. The Johnson County Community College Foundation hosted the event, which was held at the Overland Park Convention Center. Susan and Mike Lally served as chairmen, and Pam Popp was the corporate sponsor chairman. Frank Devocelle received the Johnson Countian of the Year […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City – Most Wanted Auction

The Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland was the site for Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City’s Most Wanted Auction on December 14th. This year’s honorees helped to raise a record-breaking $897,336 through one-of-a-kind live auction packages and more. Nearly 1,000 partygoers celebrated life-changing friendships at the high energy evening. Courtney and Brian Johanning, honorees […]

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JCRB|AJC – 2019 Human Relations Dinner

Jewish Community Relations Bureau|AJC’s 2019 Human Relations Dinner was held on November 24th. The gala, which featured a “Generations of Justice” theme, celebrated the organization’s 75th anniversary. Herb Kohn was honored with the Henry W. Bloch Human Relations Award. After accepting the award, Herb gave the keynote address. Alana Muller was presented with the inaugural […]

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – 46th Annual Snow Ball

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ 46th Annual Snow Ball will be held on January 18th at the Overland Park Convention Center. Friends from St. Ann and St. Paul’s Catholic parishes gathered on separate occasions to garner support for the Ball. The Snowflakes, the next generation of Snow Ball supporters, had their own festive event in […]

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The Symphony League – Holiday Luncheon

Hallbrook Country was the beautiful setting for The Symphony League’s Holiday Luncheon. The festive event was held on December 11th. Symphony Ball Chairman Mary Leonida presented a check from the Ball to Danny Buckley, Kansas City Symphony, and Pat McCown, board president. New members were introduced, and Outgoing President Elaine Mann passed the gavel to […]

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – The Nutcracker Ball

On November 23rd, the Kansas City Ballet Guild presented The Nutcracker Ball at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Peggy Beal was the chairman, and Sandy and Dr. Roger Jackson served as the honorary chairmen. Sue Ann Fagerberg was the recipient of the 2019 Pirouette Award. In addition to a performance by Kansas City […]

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