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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City – Kids Night Out

Kids Night Out, a benefit for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City, was held on May 21st at the Overland Park Convention Center. Zalman Kohen was the honorary chairman, and Andy Burczyk served as the chairman. The evening’s program featured Abby Eden as the emcee, and Jayden, the Youth of the Year, […]

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Wayside Waifs – Fur Ball Gala

The Overland Park Convention Center was the site for the Fur Ball Gala, a benefit for Wayside Waifs. The event, held on May 14th, featured cocktails, a gourmet dinner, an auction, and a program. The honorary co-chairmen were Carol and Joe Suhor and the Honorable Ann Mesle and Terry Christenberry. Gary Lezak served as the emcee, […]

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Life Unlimited – Hats Off to Mothers

May 17th was the date for Hats Off to Mothers, a benefit for Life Unlimited, which was held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Bonne Illig, Kristina Klug, Kim Stevens, Lenise Ward, Ashlee Bressel, Rachel Thompson, and Angie Mareski, all of VanBrock, served as co-chairmen. The honorees were Zulema Bassham, Jamie […]

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Kansas City Symphony League – Cocktail Reception

April 27th was the date when members of the Kansas City Symphony League’s Ball committee gathered for a Cocktail Reception at the beautiful home of Karen Yungmeyer. Guests learned about the exciting plans for this year’s Royal Gala, “Let’s Have A Ball!” The September 10th event will be held at the Kauffman Center for the […]

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Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault – Community Luncheon

More than 800 guests gathered for Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault’s (MOCSA) Community Luncheon, which was held on April 29th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Janelle Williams Melendrez and Jeffrey Bucholtz were the keynote speakers. Ann Abercrombie and Kristin Tyson were the honorary co-chairmen, and Monica Gray was the […]

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Lyric Opera Circle – Spring Luncheon

The Lyric Opera Circle’s Spring Luncheon was held on May 4th at Lidia’s Kansas City. Members gathered to celebrate the success of the 2022 Lyric Opera Ball, which was held on April 9th at Loews Kansas City Hotel. The new class of Circle members were welcomed, and the 2022-2023 Circle officers were installed. Guests enjoyed […]

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Park University International Center for Music – Stanislav & Friends 2022

More than 1,000 classical music enthusiasts recently gathered at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts for Park University International Center for Music’s Stanislav & Friends 2022. Cyprienne Simchowitz and Jerry White served as the honorary chairmen. The evening featured special performances from the world-renowned faculty, students, and alumni of the Park University International Center […]

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Spring Luncheon

The Savoy At 21c was the site for Kansas City Ballet Guild’s annual Spring Luncheon. Host Jo Anne Dondlinger planned the May 12th event, which featured beautiful floral arrangements from Craig Sole. Guild President Peggy Beal welcomed the guests, and Jeffrey J. Bentley and Devon Carney, both with Kansas City Ballet, gave an update on […]

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Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey – 2022 Gala Benefit

April 9th was the date for Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey’s 2022 Gala Benefit. The evening started at the Folly Theater with a performance by the world-renowned Ailey II professional dance company from New York City, followed by dinner, a live auction, and dancing at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Debby Ballard was honored […]

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