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Lyric Opera Circle’s Lyric Opera Ball – Benefactor Party

The Benefactor Party for the Lyric Opera Circle’s Lyric Opera Ball was held at the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art on March 28th. The Ball was held on April 1st at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Drs. Karla and Ivan Batlle were the Ball honorary chairmen, with Edie Downing and Juliette Singer serving as the Ball co-chairmen. Peggy Beal and Karen Yungmeyer were the auction co-chairmen. Mary Beth Gentry is the president of the Lyric Opera Circle.

Jo Anne Dondlinger and Gigi Rose


Ian Spinks and Juliette Singer, Ball co-chairman; with Karen Yungmeyer, auction co-chairman; and Dr. John Yungmeyer


Drs. Ivan and Karla Batlle, Ball honorary chairmen


Lora Smith and Jenny Manka


Andrew Elsberry and Tempe Ostergren Elsberry with Anne and Howard Elsberry


Circle President Mary Beth and Jimmy Gentry


Featured in the May 23, 2023 issue of The Independent.
Photo credit: Strauss Peyton


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