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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – 40th Annual Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic

Lake Quivira Country Club was the site for the 40th Annual Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic. More than 200 golfers hit the links on May 10th to support Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ summer food initiatives. Ernie Straub, Tony Winslow, Baile Stephenson, and Zac Clark   (Front row) Leslie Zarda, Scott Sayler, Bernie […]

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AdventHealth Foundation Shawnee Mission and Charlie Hustle’s Heart of KC Foundation – Charity Pro-Am Golf Tournament

May 17th was the date for AdventHealth Foundation Shawnee Mission and Charlie Hustle’s Heart of KC Foundation’s Charity Pro-Am Golf Tournament, which was held at Blue Hills Country Club. Twenty-one corporate teams sponsored the PGA Tour-sanctioned event on the Korn Ferry Tour. Proceeds support both foundations. Also featured in the June 26, 2021 issue of […]

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Truman Library Institute’s Wild About Harry

Happy 137th birthday to Harry S. Truman! The celebration at the 22nd annual Wild About Harry gala raised funds to support educational outreach and programming at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum, and assist with the Institute’s efforts to install a statue of President Truman in the United States Capitol’s National Statuary Hall. […]

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MOCSA’s Community Luncheon

May 7th was the date for Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault’s (MOCSA) Community Luncheon, which was a virtual event this year. Guests gathered at watch parties in Our Town and enjoyed remarks from Keynote Speaker Trish Mitchell, a published author, entrepreneur, and a MOCSA board member and Speakers Bureau volunteer. Polly Kramer and Nola […]

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The Kansas City Young Matrons – Installation Day Tea

The Kansas City Young Matrons clubhouse was the site for the Installation Day Tea, which was held on May 3rd. Julie Maggart is the incoming president, Anne Keil is the outgoing president, and Joni Siplon is the president-elect. Jill Hartman, Kristy Frazier, Kathy Teahan, Patti Paisner, and Jo Anne Dondlinger   Julie Maggart, incoming president, […]

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Kansas City Ballet Guild’s Spring Luncheon

May 13th was the date for Kansas City Ballet Guild’s annual Spring Luncheon. Carol Marr and Jo Anne Dondlinger planned the festive event, which was held at the Carriage Club. Guild President Juliette Singer Spinks welcomed the guests, and Jeffrey J. Bentley and Devon Carney, both with Kansas City Ballet, gave an update on the […]

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The Family Conservancy – Brew for Books

April 15th was the date for Brew for Books, a benefit for The Family Conservancy. The event was held in both virtual and in-person formats. Guests enjoyed a curated beer selection from Martin City Brewing Company and a virtual beer tasting with the company’s co-founder and owner. Musician Ryan Triggs performed, along with his father, […]

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Kansas City Ballet’s Virtual BARRE KC Soiree

Kansas City Ballet’s annual BARRE KC Soiree, which was a virtual event this year, was held on April 17th. Guests enjoyed a party package of wine and delicious desserts and coffee, while one winner received a golden ticket, good for a one-night stay at The Inn at Meadowbrook. Proceeds support 16 Reach Out And Dance […]

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An Idea Whose Time Has Come

The Black Pantry Kansas City has the best tag line – “Kansas City’s Dopest General Store.” Owner Brian Roberts saw the need in 2019 and 2020 for a one-stop-shop for consumers to find products sold by Black-owned and run businesses. “Wouldn’t it be convenient to have one place to shop instead of looking all over […]

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