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Crittenton Children’s Center – Toast for the Children

Mariel Hemingway, actress, author and passionate advocate for mental health, is the special guest speaker for Crittenton Children’s Center’s Toast for the Children on October 20th at Union Station Kansas City. Also featured in the August 20, 2016 issue Photo Credit: Saint Luke’s Foundation  

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Chiefs Ambassadors

The Chiefs Ambassadors are a group of former Kansas City Chiefs players from throughout the club’s history. The only group of its kind in the NFL, members support Camp Quality of Greater Kansas City, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City, KidsTLC, The Love Fund, First Downs for Down Syndrome, Ronald McDonald House Charities […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Danielle LeRoy

Danielle LeRoy is a member of the Centurions, class of 2017, and serves on the curriculum committee and the June Task Force. She graduated from The University of Kansas and works for Centric Projects. Danielle and her husband, Dan, have two sons, Dexter and Drake.  

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2016 Class of Rising Star – Beth Haden

Beth Haden is a senior associate at Bryan Cave, practicing law in the areas of financial services and bankruptcy, restructuring and creditors’ rights. In addition, she is on the Recruiting and Summer Associate Committees, is vice chairman of the Women’s Forum and participates in the Association for Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City. Said Michael […]

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Urban Ranger Corps – Urban Rendezvous VII

Julie and Chris Thompson are the honorary chairmen for Urban Ranger Corps’ Urban Rendezvous VII. The October 21st event will be held at the College Basketball Experience. Partygoers will enjoy cocktails, a raffle, silent and live auctions, and a dinner. Proceeds support the programs and services offered to young men, ages 12 to 18, living […]

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JLKCMO – Holiday Mart

The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri’s Holiday Mart will be held at Bartle Hall from October 20th through the 23rd. Megan Allen and Casey Brownsberger are the co-chairmen of the special shopping event that features more than 200 specialty retailers. Co-chairmen Megan Allen and Casey Brownsberger Also featured in the August 6, 2016 issue […]

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Spofford – Butterfly Gala

Spofford’s Butterfly Gala will be held on October 8th at the Overland Park Sheraton. Teresa and Ryan Keller and Christian and Jim Brown are serving as the co-chairmen. The 17th annual event will celebrate Spofford’s 100th birthday.  Teresa and Ryan Keller and Jim and Christian Brown, co-chairmen Also featured in the August 6, 2016 issue […]

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Cheers to Volunteers! – HappyBottoms

At HappyBottoms, a committee of Junior League volunteers counts, wraps and fills diaper orders, which run more than 130,000 diapers per month. They spend time individually creating special marketing pieces such as handouts for the clients and identifying the locations of diaper programs. During fundraising events, they have been invaluable, selling raffle tickets, arranging silent […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Jennifer Berhorst

Jennifer Berhorst moved to Kansas City in 2006 to attend law school at the University of Missouri – Kansas City. She is an attorney at Bryan Cave and focuses her practice on business litigation and employment litigation. Jennifer is a member of Centurions, class of 2017, and serves on the projects committee. She enjoys playing […]

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