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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – The Gathering

The Gathering is an annual event, now in its ninth year, that benefits Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ program, New Roots for Refugees. October 5th was the date, with Missy Kuklenski serving as the chairman, at the lovely home of Elin Murphy. The speakers were Lauren Solidum, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, and Meredith Walrafen, New Roots for Refugees. Also on the agenda: refreshments from the French Market and an opportunity to shop for fresh produce from a pop-up farm stand created by the farmers from New Roots for Refugees. 

Patty Kincaid, Lynn O’Leary, Ann Jandl, Teresa Walsh, Sally Steckler, and Amy O’Leary

 

Amy Whitney, Jackie Gary, Natalie Hartman, Katie McCune, and Sylvia Haverty

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Features

University of Central Missouri – Sesquicentennial Celebration

December 15th was the date for University of Central Missouri’s holiday Sesquicentennial Celebration, which was held on December 15th at the Carriage Club. The festive event capped off a year…

Lyric Opera Circle – 2021 Holiday Luncheon

December 1st was the date for the Lyric Opera Circle’s Holiday Luncheon, which was held at the Dining Experience at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Guests enjoyed a…

Kansas City Ballet Guild – Nutcracker Ball Benefactor Cocktail Party

Julia Irene Kauffman hosted the Kansas City Ballet Guild’s Nutcracker Ball Benefactor Cocktail Party. The Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity was transformed into a holiday wonderland for the…

The 2020 And 2021 Jewel Ball

Mrs. Irvine Oty Hockaday, Jr. served as the honorary chairman and Mrs. Barret Spencer Heddens III was the chairman for The Jewel Ball. A profusion of orchids and a purple…