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Kansas City Ballet School – Sugar Plum Fairy Children’s Ball

December 10th was the date for the Sugar Plum Fairy Children’s Ball, which was held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Carrie Kruse and Jennifer Pontier were the co-chairmen. Happy children enjoyed face painting, crafting holiday ornaments, and entertainment from the Sugar Plum Fairy and her friends. Guests were transported to the Land of the Snow and dined on a three-course luncheon, complete with a performance by students from the Kansas City Ballet School. Afterward, partygoers were whisked away to a performance of The Nutcracker. Proceeds support the Kansas City Ballet School.

Carrie Kruse and Jennifer Pontier, Ball co-chairmen


(Front row) Emma Gill (back row) Addy Gill, Barbara MacArthur, and Laura and Jeffrey Gill


(Front row) Brady Carlyle and Grace Carlyle (back row) Gina Carlyle and Tara Carlyle


(Front row) Frances Bernabe, Brynlee Smith, Charlotte Tiehen, Margaret Hudson, and Aviva Smith (back row) Stacy Porto, Robin Smith, Lindsay Tiehen, Angela Hudson, and Sarah Sosland

Featured in the January 7, 2023 issue of The Independent.
Photo Credit: Mark McDonald


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