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BOTAR – Spring Meeting

The BOTAR committees recently met to plan The BOTAR Ball. The 70th annual event will be held on October 19th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Mandy Burditt is serving as the president.   Caroline Sweeney, Whitney Hoefer, and Justine Groff   Ashley Rodden and Mary Ann Powell   BOTAR President […]

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Children’s Mercy – Big Slick Celebrity Weekend

David Koechner, Rob Riggle, Paul Rudd, Eric Stonestreet, and Jason Sudeikis were the celebrity hosts for the 10th annual Big Slick Celebrity Weekend, a benefit for pediatric cancer research at Children’s Mercy, on June 7th and 8th. The fabulous weekend began with a hospital visit and press conference at Children’s Mercy, followed by the Celebrity […]

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Alphapointe – C&C Group Alphapointe Pro Am

Board Member Danny Davies served as chairman of the planning committee for the annual C&C Group Alphapointe Pro Am. The music of Noe Palma and Chris Thompson entertained the crowd prior to the shotgun start. The all-day event (complete with breakfast, lunch and dinner!) was held on June 3rd at Loch Lloyd Country Club. Proceeds […]

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2019 Tie The Knot Cocktail Party

July 11th was the date for the Tie The Knot Cocktail Party hosted by The Independent. TIVOL on the Country Club Plaza was the site for a celebration of the Tie The Knot issue. Guests shopped for beautiful engagement rings and wedding bands and enjoyed delectable hors d’oeuvres from Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions, pretty floral […]

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Saint Luke’s Foundation – Annual Recognition Luncheon

Saint Luke’s Foundation’s Annual Recognition Luncheon was held on June 27th at Mission Hills Country Club. David Gibson was honored with the Foundation Fellow Award, which recognizes individuals who have given time, expertise, and charitable support to advance research, education, and medical programs at Saint Luke’s. Dr. Melinda Estes shared news about the health system, […]

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Pickle Ball Fun

Chicken N Pickle was the site for a fun-filled gathering of Jewel Ball debs and gents on June 7th. The party was hosted by the families of Ethan Angrist, Matthew Berkley, Henry Hogan, Michael Innes, Matthew McGannon, Ruthie McKee, Claire Moore, and Will Powell.   (Front row) Anna Louise Sih, Allie Dillingham, Jensen Pindell, and […]

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Kansas City Jazz Orchestra – Stardust Gala

May 18th was the date for Kansas City Jazz Orchestra’s Stardust Gala. Nancy and Richard Green, Margi and Keith Pence, and Jeanette and Kevin Prenger served as honorary co-chairmen of the event that was held at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Partygoers danced the night away to the tunes of The Kansas City Jazz Orchestra […]

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Kids TLC – Open Pairings Party & Open Golf Tournament

KidsTLC’s Open Pairings Party was held on June 6th at Pinstripes. Guests enjoyed bountiful buffets, a live auction, bowling, and bocce. The excitement continued on June 10th with the KidsTLC Open Golf Tournament, which was held at Shadow Glen Golf Course. Proceeds support services for children and families facing challenges with mental and behavioral health, […]

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The Jewel Ball

The Jewel Ball was held on June 22nd at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. The event is a benefit for the Museum and the Kansas City Symphony. This year’s theme was an English country garden. Wendy Hockaday Burcham (Mrs. James Grant Burcham) served as chairman. Mr. Harry Claxton McCray III presented his daughter, Miss Caroline […]

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