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The 2019 Paw Print Issue

Celebrating the stylish pets of Our Town!  Lady • Nicole Capolino Photo Credit: Michael Pittman   GRiZ • Wyeth Atchison Photo Credit: Michael Pittman   Bella • Patty Baker   Murphy • Jill Dean   Parker • Jill Dean   Yayo • Janelle and Ryan Haverty   Jet • Deborah and Stewart Myers   Clark • Ellen […]

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Girls on the Run Serving GKC – Every Girl Evening

Boulevard Brewing Company was the setting for Girls on the Run Serving Greater Kansas City’s second annual Every Girl Evening. The March 28th event raised funds to provide financial assistance to ensure every girl in the Kansas City area can participate in Girls on the Run, regardless of her ability to cover program costs. Aaliah, […]

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Kansas City Symphony Alliance – 50th Symphony Designers’ Showhouse

The Kansas City Symphony Alliance will host the 50th Symphony Designers’ Showhouse through May 12th. The home, located at 606 West 52nd Street, is directly across the street from the Loose Park Rose Garden. Kate Hodel and Patti Lindstrom are serving as the co-chairmen. Members are very excited to celebrate the 50th Showhouse, which is […]

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Rose Brooks Center – Safe Futures Brunch

More than 400 guests recently enjoyed Rose Brooks Center’s Safe Futures Brunch. Hosted by Annie and Ben Struby, the morning featured delicious food, mimosas and Bloody Marys, and a presentation about the recent work of Rose Brooks Center. This year, more than $64,000 was raised for the families and pets of Rose Brooks Center. (Front […]

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The Barstow School – Barstow on Baltimore

February 23rd was the date for Barstow on Baltimore, the 2019 auction, which was held at The Brass on Baltimore. Tara Georgie, Amy Bauman, and Latha Reiland were co-chairmen of the “Mad Men” themed event. Guests enjoyed silent and live auctions, a bourbon tasting, and dancing. Proceeds support The Barstow Fund. Chucker Luetje and Susan […]

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Alphapointe – Boots & Pearls, Wine & Whiskey

Alphapointe’s fourth annual Boots & Pearls, Wine & Whiskey event was held on February 22nd at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Scott Thornhill, Alphapointe, gave a moving speech on his own experience of living with vision loss. Former Kansas City Royal Jaime Bluma served as emcee, and Ida McBeth and Friends performed. Partygoers enjoyed small […]

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Benedictine College’s Scholarship Ball

Lené Westerman and Colleen McGraw O’Malley and Kevin O’Malley were the co-chairmen of Benedictine College’s Scholarship Ball. The 48th annual event raised more than one million dollars. Guests enjoyed special speeches, videos, performances by the Raven Regiment marching band, Fund-A-Raven, and dancing to the tunes of the Michael Beers Band. The evening featured a presentation […]

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The Children’s SPOT – Once Upon A Time

Anne Gagel and Simon McGee and their children, Fintan, Eoin, Cormac, and Paxico McGee, served as chairmen of The Children’s SPOT at Saint Luke’s Hospital’s Once Upon A Time event. The February 10th gala was held at the Overland Park Convention Center. Guests of all ages enjoyed carnival games, face painting, crafts, a raffle, and […]

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14th Annual HALO Kansas City ArtReach Auction

The 14th Annual HALO Kansas City ArtReach Auction was held on February 22nd at the Brass on Baltimore. Susie and Chad Wollard were the honorary chairmen. Hero of the Year was the title bestowed on Sally Sallee. Carly Rae Robinson and HALO Kansas City children created the live auction item, “Love Heals,” and she was […]

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