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The Family Conservancy’s Blue Carpet Event

The Family Conservancy’s Blue Carpet Event was held on October 13th at The Abbott. Partygoers enjoyed cocktails, dinner, live music, a wine pull, and silent and live auctions. Sly James was honored with the Betsy Vander Velde Award, recognizing commitment to improving the lives of children and families. Proceeds support the organization to empower Kansas City to raise happy, healthy, and educated children.

Ryan and Tricia Clement

 

Jennifer Bass with her winning raffle prize

 

Alexis Burns, Fran Spearman, and Larissa Boyice, all with The Family Conservancy

 

Jenny Faught, board member; and Kristin Cargin

 

Lindy and Ben Mantooth

 

(Front row) Stacy Mayer and Lauren Ellenbecker (back row) Lauren Koval, Krystle Espinoza, Jocelyn Mourning, The Family Conservancy; Pan Leung, Kirsten Persley, and Chris Meier

Featured in the November 25, 2023 issue of The Independent.
Photo credit: Tom Bradley Photography and Amanda Wood Photography

 

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