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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Committee of 100 – Celebratory Luncheon

Margaret Austin served as the honorary chairman for the eighth annual Committee of 100 Celebratory Luncheon at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Suzanne Kasler, interior designer and author, was the featured speaker at the event, which was held on September 17th. Denise Dudenhoeffer, Anna Dudenhoeffer Simpson, Catherine Dudenhoeffer, and Caffrey Brooks Dudenhoeffer were the co-chairmen. The Patron Party was held at the lovely home of Kay and Tom Schoenfeld, and Heather and Dr. Tim Pluard were the hosts for the Benefactor Cocktail Buffet. The events included morning spirits in the Bloch Lobby, a book signing by Suzanne Kasler, who then made a stimulating presentation in Atkins Auditorium, and, ultimately, the delightful Luncheon in Kirkwood Hall.

Lisa Schellhorn, Committee of 100 president; Mary Petrow, and Carol Logan


Scott and Suzy Hall with Amy and Mark Thompson


Ellen Bolen, greeter co-chairman; Kim Aliber, Denise Dudenhoeffer, co-chairman; Marilyn Hebenstreit, and Buckie Bell, benefactor co-chairman


Erin Mos, Suzanne Kasler, featured speaker; and Nicole Wang and Amy Embry, check-in co-chairmen

Photo Credit:  David Riffel
Additional photos featured in the November 9, 2019 issue of The Independent



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