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Royals Charities – Diamond of Dreams

Kauffman Stadium was the setting for Diamond of Dreams, hosted by Royals Charities and the Glass family, on June 10th. Ben Aken was the chairman. Guests enjoyed appearances by current and former Royals players, a silent auction, performances by members of KC Aerial Arts, a concert by Chris Lane, refreshments, and a fireworks spectacular. The […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City – Legacy Invitational

Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City’s Legacy Invitational events were held on May 20th at Loch Lloyd Golf Course and on June 3rd at The National Golf Club. Guests enjoyed hot towel shaves, a coffee bar, a gift salon, on-course challenge holes, a car wash and detail, a 19th hole reception, and more. Rick and […]

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The Jewel Ball – Gentlemen’s Serenade

The Jewel Ball Gentlemen’s Serenade was held on June 9th at Mission Hills Country Club. Ellen and Dan Bolen, Gentlemen of The Jewel Ball Serenade chairman, planned the festive event, where The Gentlemen of The Jewel Ball entertained their mothers, grandmothers, and great-grandmothers with songs – and presented them with roses. Verlie Burlingame and Page […]

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Folly Theater – Eat, Drink & Be Jolly for the Folly!

The fifth annual Eat, Drink & Be Jolly for the Folly! was held at the lovely Hyde Park home of Brian Williams, Folly Theater. The garden party featured summery cocktails, delicious picnic fare from Annie’s Catering, and fresh floral arrangements from Gregory’s Fine Florals. Proceeds support the Folly Theater’s general operations, jazz series, and kids’ […]

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KCRep – 2019 Gala “The Cast Party”

The Cast Party, KCRep’s 2019 Gala, was held on May 10th at The Abbott. Ellen and Irv Hockaday were honored with the inaugural Mac Award, named for KC Rep’s founder Dr. Patricia McIlrath, for their longtime support and advocacy of KC Rep and the arts in Our Town. Guests enjoyed a performance by Broadway’s Shoshana […]

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The University of Kansas Health System – Hall of Fame Dinner and Awards Celebration

More than 420 guests gathered for The University of Kansas Health System’s ninth annual Hall of Fame Dinner and Awards Celebration. The June 11th event was held at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center. Dr. Kirk Benson was honored with the Legacy Award. Catalyst Awards were presented to Cheryl Lockton Williams and to Kevin […]

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Jackson County CASA – Carnival for CASA

Paradise Park was the site for Jackson County CASA’s 14th annual Carnival for CASA. Melissa and Dan Martin served as honorary chairmen for the event, which was held on June 9th. The festivities included pony rides, a petting zoo, hair and face painting, lunch with live music by the Jack Snaps, and all of the […]

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Kansas City Ballet –  The Bolender Society Cocktail Reception

May 24th was the date for The Bolender Society of Kansas City Ballet’s cocktail reception to celebrate the end of a wonderful performance season. The festive event was held at the offices of Lathrop Gage. Guests reminisced about Kansas City Ballet’s 2018-2019 season, which featured the world premiere of Septime Weber’s The Wizard of Oz, […]

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ArtsKC – Summer Arts Party

June 6th was the date for ArtsKC’s fourth annual Summer Arts Party, which was held at the Crossroads Hotel. Community leaders, artists, and ArtsKC staff members enjoyed a summer evening benefiting the local arts community in the heart of the Crossroads. Israel Alejandro Garcia Garcia   Melanie Sherman, Katrina Revenaugh, Marissa Starke, Ada Koch, Cheryl […]

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