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Kansas City Ballet – 2022 Season Launch Party

The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center was the site for Kansas City Ballet’s annual Season Launch Party on October 14th. Devon Carney and Jeffrey J. Bentley welcomed guests to the 65th season of Kansas City Ballet. Members of The Bolender Society enjoyed the elegant event, complete with beautiful city skyline views from Benton’s. Afterward, guests enjoyed Devon Carney’s Giselle at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.

Hank and MaryBeth Hershey with Dr. John and Karen Yungmeyer


Dr. Christopher and Lisa Sirridge, Grace Ingham, and DeEtte and Chris Whiteman

Featured in the November 12, 2022 issue of The Independent.
Photo Credit: Mark McDonald


Truman Library Institute – Reception and Ribbon-Cutting

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Sheffield Place – Off the Wall

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Pathway To Hope – Night of Hope Gala

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The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties – 2022 Dad’s Ice Breaker

The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties held its Dad’s Ice Breaker for the fathers of participants in the Community Ball and Cotillion. Everyone gathered on October 23rd at…