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Kansas City Ballet Guild – The Nutcracker Ball

On November 23rd, the Kansas City Ballet Guild presented The Nutcracker Ball at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Peggy Beal was the chairman, and Sandy and Dr. Roger Jackson served as the honorary chairmen. Sue Ann Fagerberg was the recipient of the 2019 Pirouette Award. In addition to a performance by Kansas City Ballet’s Second Company, the event featured cocktails, delectable fare, and musical entertainment provided by the Michael Beers Band.   

Mr. and Mrs. William Dondlinger


Dr. and Mrs. Roger Jackson, honorary chairmen; Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Beal, chairman; and Mr. Devon Carney and Mr. Jeffrey J. Bentley, both with Kansas City Ballet


Mr. Edward Milbank, Beth Ingram, and Mr. Richard Durwood


Mr. and Mrs. Richard Fagerberg, honoree


Mr. Chris Black, Charlotte Kemper, and Mr. and Mrs. Sean Hughes


Mr. and Mrs. Jason Eppler, Mr. and Mrs. William Kruse, Mr. Christopher Costantini, Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Johnson, and Mr. and Mrs. John Siebs

Also featured in the January 11, 2020 issue of The Independent
Photo credit: Larry F. Levenson


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The American Royal – 2020 Junior Premium Livestock Auction

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