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Holiday Mart 2013

The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri, will host the 26th annual Holiday Mart October 17th through October 20th at Bartle Hall. The fabulous shopping event will celebrate the JLKCMO’s 100th anniversary. Since its inception in 1988, Holiday Mart has raised nearly $9 million for community projects. Lisa Kalell and Julie Stoner are serving as the co-chairmen.

Also featured in the August 24th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit:  Andrea Nigh Photography

Steering Committee Members: (Front row) Liz Webb, Kim Garrett, Kat deLeon, and Lisa Kalell and Julie Stoner, co-chairmen; Tara Ammeen, Shayla Hammeke and Adrienne Hamer (back row) Sandra Archer, Kristal Ronnebaum, Erin Lambert, and Decemeber Ruth-Smith (out of camera range) Anne Richter, Rachel Martin and Katie Minnis



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