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Powell Gardens – Plant Preview Party and Auction

Powell Gardens recently hosted a Plant Preview Party and Auction to kick off its upcoming season. The festive weekend also featured the Plant Sale, a Fungi & Fermentation event, and the opening of the summer exhibition, Nature Connects: Art with LEGO Bricks. The altar of the Marjorie Powell Allen Chapel overlooks a 12-acre lake and […]

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Welcome House – 6th Annual Breakfast

April 24th was the date for the 6th Annual Welcome House Breakfast at the Overland Park Convention Center. Keynote Speaker Danny Trejo delivered a powerful message chronicling his personal triumph over drug and alcohol addiction. Proceeds support the Kansas City residential sober living recovery organization. Guests enjoyed remarks from Danny Trejo, keynote speaker.   Katie […]

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Women’s Employment Network – Annual Luncheon

Joshua C. Rowland and Andy Fromm served as co-chairmen of the Women’s Employment Network’s Annual Luncheon on April 18th. More than 1,000 guests gathered to help celebrate how WEN helps women in Kansas City become more than they thought they could be. Phyllis Collins, The Collins Network, was honored with the 2019 Beth K. Smith […]

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Life Unlimited – Hats Off to Mothers

Katherine Schorgl served as the chairman for Hats Off to Mothers. The event, a benefit for Life Unlimited, was held at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown on April 30th. Guests enjoyed an elegant lunch, an auction and a raffle, and a special program featuring this year’s honorees, Anita Gorman, Margi Pence, Lisa Schellhorn, Susan Sight, […]

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Lyric Opera Circle – Spring Luncheon

May 1st was the date for Lyric Opera Circle’s Spring Luncheon at Lidia’s Kansas City. Members celebrated the success of the recent Lyric Opera Ball. Sara Bower Youngblood and Heather Ryan served as hosts. New member Eileen Everett was introduced by Mary Nan Dupont. Outgoing President Tricia Scott passed the gavel to Incoming President Nan […]

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The Kansas City Ballet Guild – Spring Luncheon

The Kansas City Ballet Guild’s Spring Luncheon was held on May 9th at the Carriage Club. Pauline Henne and Felicia Bondi were the hosts. President Susan Meehan-Mizer honored Rene Horne, who is retiring after 12 years with the Ballet. Guests were dazzled by a performance by the Kansas City Ballet’s Youth Ballet and by Craig […]

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Kansas City Young Matrons – Installation Day Tea

Kansas City Young Matrons’ club house was the site for the Installation Day Tea on May 6th. Guests enjoyed a sumptuous brunch, courtesy of Becky McCormack, social committee chairman, and the members of the tea committee. Joni Etherington, past president, passed the gavel to Karen Leimer, president. Maureen and Mike Bukaty, Magic Ball honorary chairmen, […]

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HNC Living Foundation – MASKS for AID: IMPACT

HNC Living Foundation’s MASKS for AID: IMPACT was held on April 26th at The Grand Hall at Power & Light. Guests enjoyed a moving rendition of “Rise Up” by vocalist Molly Hammer, complete with live performers who reenacted the stories of real patients who were provided assistance by HNC Foundation during their treatment and recovery. […]

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MOCSA – Community Luncheon

Sheila Kemper Dietrich was the honorary chairman, Kimberlee Ried and Erik Bergrud were the community support committee chairmen, and Alicia Starr and Polly Kramer were the event co-chairmen for the Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA’s) Community Luncheon. The May 3rd event was held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. […]

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