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JLKCMO – Holiday Mart

Bartle Hall is the site for the Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri’s Holiday Mart on October 19th through the 22nd. Not only will shoppers find great gifts, (including some for themselves), but the event benefits the community. For example, two of the beneficiaries are Wayside Waifs and Happy Bottoms. More than 5,400 animals will […]

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2018 Lyric Opera Ball – Ben Bliss

Prairie Village native Ben Bliss will be the featured performer at the 2018 Lyric Opera Ball. This is the 60th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee Ball, and the theme is “An Evening of Bel Canto.” The gala will be held on April 14th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. The honorary chairmen are Carol […]

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2017 Most Wanted Honoree Mimi Kippes

2017 Most Wanted Honoree Mimi Kippes starts each day at one of her favorite local spots, CrossFit Memorial Hill, before going to work at The Fontaine Hotel, where she serves as Senior Sales Manager. Mimi is passionate about her two children, Amelia and Henry. She looks forward to family reunions at her parents’ home on […]

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2017 MOST WANTED HONOREE Kama Moseley

2017 Most Wanted Honoree Kama Moseley is a producer in the Signature Client Group, Lockton’s personal lines department. Never imagining that she would become so passionate about insurance, Kama soon understood that it is a way to help people and that has always been the driving force behind her career and life path. Along with […]

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The Epsten Gallery – House Party

Maurice Watson’s home will be the lovely setting for The Epsten Gallery’s House Party. The second annual event will be held on November 1st. Kim Klein and Anne Russ are serving as co-chairmen of the fun, art-filled evening. The event will also promote Built Environments, the multi-media exhibition installed at the gallery from October 22nd […]

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Saint Luke’s East Hospital – Boo Ball

Committee members are preparing for Saint Luke’s East Hospital’s Boo Ball. The October 14th event will be held at The Pavilion at John Knox Village. Laura and Dale Maxwell are the honorary chairmen, and Kari Simpson and Judy Schmoeger are serving as co-chairmen of the circus-themed gala that will feature cocktails, delectable fare, silent and […]

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2017 Most Wanted Honoree Liz Lewis

2017 Most Wanted Honoree Liz Lewis is Vice President of Commercial Banking at CommunityAmerica Credit Union. She is passionate about Kansas City and is committed to serving the needs of our community by supporting local businesses and volunteering with youth programs. Liz believes the future of our community depends on youth advocacy and mentorship from […]

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2017 Class of Rising Stars – Meagan Dowell

Meagan Dowell is a supervising senior tax associate at CBIZ MHM and is a member of the 2017 Class of Rising Stars. A native of Our Town, she first learned about the impact of philanthropy and volunteerism in high school when she traveled to Los Angeles to serve at The Dream Center. There, she provided […]

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2017 Most Wanted Honoree Colby Jones

2017 Most Wanted Honoree Colby Jones is Chief Financial Officer of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City. He began his involvement with BBBS as a bowling captain at Bowl for Kids’ Sake in 1998. Colby was a Big Brother for 10 years and was named Big Brother of the Year for the state […]

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