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The Committee of 100 – Celebratory Luncheon

The Committee of 100, a group formed in support of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, held A Celebratory Luncheon on October 2nd at the museum.  More than 400 guests enjoyed a presentation from Alexa Hampton, noted interior designer; and a beautiful lunch in Kirkwood Hall. Karen Craft and Joan Marsh were the Luncheon chairmen, and Caroline McCallister and Stephanie Seigfreid will be the chairmen of the 2013 event.

Also featured in the November 10th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit:  Mary S. Watkins

Kay Schoenfeld, Sue Adams and Sarah Baum
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Alexa Hampton signed copies of her book for guests.
Susan Susz, Alexa Hampton, featured guest; and Liz Brandt
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Alexa Hampton addressed the guests. Cappy Powell, Peter Gattermeir and Alison Ward



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Jackson County CASA – CARnival for CASA

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