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The National World War I Museum and Memorial – Night at the Tower

The National World War I Museum and Memorial held its fifth annual Night at the Tower on September 14th. Members of the Bloch family served as honorary co-chairmen. Libby and Brad Bergman and Deanna and Greg Graves were the co-chairmen. More than 500 guests enjoyed sumptuous refreshments, live and silent auctions, viewing the main gallery, […]

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The Whole Person – CARNIVAL! Night of Independence Gala

The Whole Person’s CARNIVAL! Night of Independence Gala was held on September 28th at Harrah’s North Kansas City. Guests celebrated at the event that featured a Brazilian flare, complete with music by Balacobaco do Brasil, performers from That’s Entertainment, and beautiful decor by Studio Dan Meiners. Lindsey and Ian Denney were the chairmen, and Cynthia […]

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Powell Gardens – Under A Harvest Moon: A Farm-To-Table Dinner

Four chefs participated in Under A Harvest Moon: A Farm-To-Table Dinner, which was held at Powell Gardens on September 15th: Megan Garrelts of bluestem and Rye, Rafael Cambron of The Carriage Club, Vaughn Good of Fox and Pearl, and Carlos Falcon of Jarocho and Sayachi. Guests dined under the eaves of the Missouri Barn. The […]

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Park International Center for Music – Stanislav & Friends Benefactor Party

September 16th was the date for the Stanislav & Friends Benefactor Party. The festive event was held at the Castle at Weatherby Lake, which was inspired by the Ashford Castle in Ireland. Stanislav & Friends, a benefit for the Park International Center for Music, took place on September 20th. Edith and Benny Lee were the […]

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Kansas City Medical Society – 2019 Annual Meeting

The Kansas City Medical Society held its 2019 Annual Meeting at the Overland Park Marriott on September 26th. Dr. Mark Brady, president, served as the chairman. Dr. Vanila Singh, a former United States Department of Health and Human Services official, was the keynote speaker. She discussed the report of the federal inter-agency task force she […]

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Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts – Fall Menu Release

Spotlight Premier members of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts gathered on September 18th for the second annual Fall Menu Release event. Guests enjoyed a private cocktail party filled with music on the Helzberg Hall stage. Afterward, members were treated to a delicious three-course dinner from Executive Chef Laura Comer’s new fall menu. The […]

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CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties – Hops & Barley Ball: In Color

The Hops & Barley Ball: In Color took place on September 27th at the 1900 Building. Proceeds support CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties. Children who have been removed from their homes and have a CASA volunteer advocating for them in court are far more likely to find a safe permanent home.   Annissa Epperson […]

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Fall Luncheon

Kansas City Ballet Guild’s 2019-2020 Season’s Fall Luncheon was held on September 12th at The Savoy at 21c. Members enjoyed a delicious lunch, followed by a warm welcome from John Walker, Guild president.   Julia Steinberg, Craig Sole, Karen Yungmeyer, and Carolyn Price   Elizabeth Webster and Jane Webster   Mary Beth Hershey, Mark McNeal, […]

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Wayside Waifs – Strutt With Your Mutt

Strutt With Your Mutt took place on September 15th. Nearly 2,000 people and their canine friends enjoyed the event. Proceeds support Wayside Waifs.   Volunteers: (Seated) Susan Smith, Rebecca Russell, and Dwila Funk (standing) Jennifer Storz, Kaitlyn Lotz, Terry Fahler, Sherry Weidman, Marilyn Ray, and John Eyler   Rob Sight started the 3K walk.   […]

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