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Lyric Opera Circle – Holiday Luncheon

Members of the Lyric Opera Circle gathered for the Holiday Luncheon on December 1st at Webster House.  Everyone eagerly anticipates the Lyric Opera Ball, which will take place on April 2nd at the Hyatt Regency Crown Center Hotel.

Also featured in the January 8th issue of The Independent Magazine

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Rhea Winslow, Suzanne Shank, 2011 Ball co-chairman; Tricia Scott, president; and Susan Miller, host (out of camera range) Jackie Middelkamp, 2011 Ball co-chairman

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Charter Members: (Seated) Sue Massman with Judy King, founder (standing) Kit Smith, Sharon Murray, Virginia Long, Donna Carper, and Emilia Barksdale

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Amy Greif, Dr. Michella Stiles, Ball chairman-elect; Lan Strickland and Jane Ott with Elle Patton and Carolyn Price, auction co-chairmen

 

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Band of Angels – Art That Blows

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Welcome House – Groundbreaking Ceremony

The Reverend Dr. Ted Pierce of Rolling Hills Presbyterian Church gave the invocation when Welcome House held a Groundbreaking Ceremony on June 23rd for the soon-to-be Welcome House Recovery Center.…

The Folly Theater – Groundbreaking Ceremony

The Folly Theater has just begun the most extensive renovation project in its history. To celebrate, there was a Groundbreaking Ceremony on June 21st. Among the upcoming attractions are wider…