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Cristo Rey Kansas City – 13th Annual Dancing with the Kansas City Stars

The 13th Annual Dancing with the Kansas City Stars, a benefit for the students of Cristo Rey Kansas City, will be held at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. The historic Scarritt Arcade was the setting to announce eight hometown heroes, Kelli Alldredge, Dean Barber, Shawn Hartman, Christy Hartner, Gabrielle Kaniger, Lauren Sierra […]

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The American Royal – Chairman’s Uptown Hoedown

November 17th was the date for The American Royal’s Chairman’s Uptown Hoedown in Hale Arena. Stephanie Boryla and Charlie Tetrick were the co-chairmen. Friends and supporters of The American Royal gathered to celebrate the conclusion of another successful American Royal season. Proceeds support The American Royal’s mission to impact the future of agriculture. Kim Palmer, […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City – Most Wanted Auction

The Arvest Theatre at The Midland was the site for the Most Wanted Auction on December 1st. Each year, Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City select honorees – this time, there were 40. Nearly 1,000 guests bid on amazing, once-in-a-lifetime auction packages. Honoree Amy Grothaus and Liz Lewis   Adam Miller with Sean, BBBS Voice […]

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Jewish Community Relations Bureau|AJC – Human Relations Dinner

Irv Hockaday was honored with the 2018 Henry W. Bloch Human Relations Award at the Jewish Community Relations Bureau|AJC’s Human Relations Dinner on November 18th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Kay Barnes, Shirley Bush Helzberg, Herb Kohn, and Pat McCown served as the co-chairmen. Linda and Terry Ward, Kay Barnes, co-chairman; […]

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KidsTLC – Benefit18 “Transformation”

KidsTLC ’s Benefit18, “Transformation,” was held on October 20th at the DoubleTree by Hilton. Partygoers enjoyed delicious fare, handcrafted cocktails from J. Rieger and Company, live entertainment, and silent and live auctions. Lucy and Andy Rieger served as the chairmen, and members of the Ives Family were the honorary co-chairmen. Greg and Nancy Koons with […]

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Planned Parenthood Great Plains – THE event

Feminist icon Gloria Steinem was the featured speaker on November 10th at the Uptown Theater for THE event. Proceeds support expert health care for more than 20,000 patients annually at Planned Parenthood Great Plains’ Kansas City metro health centers.   Leilani Galles, Lorelei Galles and Nell Galles     Julie Sayers, Natasha Noman, Bethany Butler […]

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – The Emerald City Ball Private Dinner

Gigi Rose served as the chairman of the Emerald City Ball, which was held on October 6th at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. For patrons, the fun didn’t end that night. On October 16th, they were the guests for a four-course dinner onstage at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, followed by […]

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Kansas City Actors Theatre – Brouhaha

Brouhaha, a benefit for the Kansas City Actors Theatre, was recently held at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. This year’s theme was “Be the Art.” Guests enjoyed cocktails, a silent auction and a program. Karen and Jack Holland were the chairmen, and Board Members Cinnamon Schultz and John Rensenhouse served as the emcees. Chairmen […]

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High Aspirations – 8th Annual Mentors Challenge

Henry Bloch, Mary and Tom Bloch and Peggy and Terry Dunn served as honorary co-chairmen for the 8th Annual Mentors Challenge, a benefit for High Aspirations. Debbie Swearingen and Gayle Krigel were the co-chairmen of the event, which was held on November 8th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Ralph Reid […]

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