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Kansas City Young Audiences – Benefit Concert for Arts Education

Judy and Jim Heeter are the honorary chairmen of the Kansas City Young Audiences’ Benefit Concert for Arts Education. The October 3rd event will be held at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. The concert will feature Tony and Emmy Award-winner Kristin Chenowith, who will perform with the Kansas City Symphony in Helzberg Hall. […]

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Symphony Ball – Chaeyoung Park

Eighteen-year-old Chaeyoung Park will be the guest artist with the Kansas City Symphony at the Symphony League’s Symphony Ball, “Rhapsody in Blue,” to be held on September 12th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Joan Horan is the honorary chairman, and Elaine Mann and Annette Sherrow are serving as the co-chairmen. Chaeyoung […]

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The Harriman-Jewell Series – Prelude 2015

The Harriman-Jewell Series’ Prelude 2015: Building on the Past. Imagining the Future will be held at the 1900 Building. Members of the Karbank family are the honorary chairmen, and Prudence and Robert True are serving as chairmen of the September 21st event that will celebrate the start of the Series’ 51st season. Guests will enjoy […]

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Kansas City Rose Society – Wine & Roses

September 24th is the date for the Kansas City Rose Society’s Wine & Roses, a benefit for the Laura Conyers Smith Municipal Rose Garden. Anita and Gerald Gorman are the honorary chairmen, and Cindy Lang is serving as the chairman of this year’s elegant garden party, to be held in the Rose Garden in Loose […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Suzanne Prendergast

Suzanne Prendergast was born in Chicago but considers Kansas City her home. Suzanne works in large group marketing at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City. She is a member of Centurions, Class of 2015. Suzanne is co-chairman of the social committee and serves on the Wild Card Task Force. She and her husband, Rich, […]

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The Belles of the American Royal – Cathy Fligg Frame

The Belles of the American Royal are pleased to announce the selection of Cathy Fligg Frame as their 2015 president. The 66th BOTAR Ball will be held on October 24th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Cathy is a BOTAR, class of 1983. She served as a page in 1968. Cathy […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Caroline VanDeusen

Caroline VanDeusen is from Lincoln, Nebraska. She is a member of Centurions, Class of 2016 and serves on the Wild Card Task Force and the communications committee. Caroline works in business development for NIC Services. She and her husband, Geoff, have three children, Geoffrey, Anna and Adeline. Also featured in the July 11, 2015 issue […]

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The Family Conservancy – Blue Carpet Event

The Family Conservancy’s Blue Carpet Event will be held on September 18th at Pennway Place. The Family Conservancy will present an individual or organization committed to bettering the lives of children and families in Kansas City with the Betsy Vander Velde Award. The award was established to honor The Family Conservancy’s President and CEO Emeritus, […]

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KidsTLC – United For Kids Gala

The 19th annual KidsTLC’s United For Kids Gala, “See a New Dimension of Hope,” will be held on November 6th at the Overland Park Convention Center. Guests will enjoy an exclusive Patrons’ Party, a gourmet dinner, photo booth, dancing, a mystery bottle pull, and a reverse happy hour. The Woodworth Family members are the honorary […]

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