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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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Symphony Ball – Christine and Ford Maurer

The Symphony League’s Symphony Ball is fast approaching and promises to be the premier kick-off event of the fall season. Christine and Ford Maurer will serve as the honorary chairmen, to be held on September 10th in the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center. Barbara Storm is serving as the chairman. Christine is […]

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KidsTLC – United for Kids Gala

November 5th is the date for KidsTLC’s United for Kids Gala in the North Club at Arrowhead Stadium. Laura and Brian Dolezal are serving as the honorary chairmen. The 20th annual event will feature a “Journey of Hope” travel theme. Brian and Laura Dolezal, honorary chairmen Also featured in the July 23, 2016 issue  

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Carla Duryee

Carla Duryee is a fabulous volunteer for KCU. She recently served as chairman of KCU’s community engagement committee, where she helped launch the Leading the Way Centennial Campaign. Carla served on the board of trustees for nine years and is busy planning KCU’s Centennial Gala. Also featured in the July 23, 2016 issue Photo Credit: […]

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The University of Kansas Hospital – Hall of Fame Dinner Awards Celebration

The University of Kansas Hospital held its sixth annual Hall of Fame Dinner and Awards Celebration at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza on June 7th. Dr. Marc A. Asher and Frank J. Ross, Jr. received Legacy Awards for their leadership and service. Lisa Hale and the Hale Family Foundation and the Sunderland Foundation, […]

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