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The National World War I Museum and Memorial – The Vietnam War: 1945-1975

More than 200 people gathered for a VIP Reception, which was hosted by The National World War I Museum and Memorial in advance of the opening of the exhibition, The Vietnam War: 1945-1975. The exhibition will be open through May 31, 2020. Frank White, Mark McHenry, and Sly James   Doran Cart with Trudy and […]

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – 46th Annual Snow Ball

Members of the Church of the Ascension, Nativity, St. Joseph, Sacred Heart, St. Patrick, and Holy Angels parishes kicked off the fall season by opening their homes to support Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ 46th Annual Snow Ball. The January 18th event will be held at the Overland Park Convention Center. Dave Bradley, Father Viet […]

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KidsTLC – Benefit19, “IMAGINE”

November 2nd was the date for KidsTLC’s Benefit19, “IMAGINE.” Laura and Bobby Hennessey were the honorary chairmen, and Lucy and Andy Rieger served as the chairmen of the event that was held at the Overland Park Sheraton. Guests, who came together to imagine a future for children where there is no stigma around mental health, […]

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Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art – 2019 Kemper Gala

Jane and Josh Sosland were the honorary chairmen for the 2019 Kemper Gala. This year’s event marked the silver anniversary of the Museum. (Yes – 25 years!) The theme, “Intergalatic Voyage: A Blast From Futures Past,” was a celebration of the future as it was imagined in the 1990’s.  Drs. Susan and Charles Porter   […]

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Harriman-Jewell Series – Prelude 2019

September 14th was the date for Harriman-Jewell Series’ Prelude 2019. The festive evening celebrated the start of the Harriman-Jewell Series’ 55th season. Guests enjoyed a fabulous performance by the Four Italian Tenors. Jane Chu was honored with the Richard Harriman Award for Excellence in the Arts. Clark Morris, Harriman-Jewell Series; toasted the 55th season.   […]

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HappyBottoms – Attitude of Gratitude

Tamara Day, host of HGTV’s Bargain Mansions, helped HappyBottoms break its previous fundraising record at the organization’s Attitude of Gratitude event on November 14th. Pam Sutherlin, Liz Sutherlin, and Linda Cavanaugh were the honorary co-chairmen, and Felicia Wirfel, Kathleen Johansen, and Brandi Thomas served as the co-chairmen. Young Professional Board Members: Evan Malcom, Alison Laner, […]

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UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance – Crescendo

UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance’s Crescendo took place at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts on November 8th. Guests enjoyed cocktails, dinner, and a spectacular performance by the talented Conservatory students and faculty. Proceeds support UMKC Conservatory student scholarships. Asher and Audrey Langworthy     Roger Jackson, Jo Hayes, Sandy Jackson, and C. […]

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High Aspirations – Annual Mentors Challenge

High Aspirations’ 9th Annual Mentors Challenge was held at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown on November 7th. Dr. Elijah Anderson, the Sterling Professor of Sociology and African American Studies at Yale University, was the guest speaker. Dana and Dr. Doug Nelson were honored with the Robert B. “Bob” Rogers Legacy Award. This year’s theme was […]

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Henry Blosser House & Swiss Horse Barn – Champagne Reception

Carolyn and Dr. Arthur Elman recently enjoyed a Champagne Reception in their honor at the historic 1878 Henry Blosser House & Swiss Horse Barn. The couple received awards from the Missouri Senate and House of Representatives for the restoration of the Blosser Estate near the Historic Village of Arrow Rock. Bill Hart, Missouri Alliance for […]

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