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Kansas City Young Matrons – Installation Day Tea

Kansas City Young Matrons’ club house was the site for the Installation Day Tea on May 6th. Guests enjoyed a sumptuous brunch, courtesy of Becky McCormack, social committee chairman, and the members of the tea committee. Joni Etherington, past president, passed the gavel to Karen Leimer, president. Maureen and Mike Bukaty, Magic Ball honorary chairmen, presented a check to Desiree Monize, who represented Avenue of Life, the Ball’s beneficiary. David Remley, who has been the photographer for KCYM for 25 years, was honored for his service.

Tea Committee Members: Gail Van Way, Mary K. Caffrey, Diana Cusser, Lee Harizanoff, Elizabeth Weiler, Becky McCormack, social committee chairman; Janie Ono, Susan Harris, Peggy Beal, Edie Downing, Michelle Fasel, and Marilyn Tampke (out of camera range) Lynn Reardon and Michelle Nemmers


Kathy Smith, Kathy Vigliaturo, David Remley, honoree; and Sue von Geyso

Also featured in the June 8, 2019 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: David Remley


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