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Kids TLC – Benefit17

November 4th was the date for Kids TLC Benefit17. Sybil and Greg Orman served as chairmen for the event, which was held at the North Club at Arrowhead Stadium. There was a Patrons’ Party to kick off the fun, complete with cotton candy-topped champagne and hors d’oeuvres. Guests, including many in sequins and glitter, next […]

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UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance – Crescendo 2017

Peggy and Terry Dunn were the honorary chairmen, and Dalene Bradford and Nancy Thiessen served as co-chairmen of UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance’s Crescendo 2017.  More than 1,100 guests enjoyed the November 10th event at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Proceeds support student scholarships. Doug DuBois, Marjean Brooks, Dalene Bradford, co-chairman; and […]

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Catholic Charities Foundation of NE KS – St. Martin of Tours Mass and Reception

November 10th was the date for Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas’ St. Martin of Tours Mass and Reception. The event recognized supporters of Catholic Charities’ annual Snow Ball, to be held on January 20th at the Overland Park Convention Center. More than 130 guests enjoyed a Mass celebration at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic […]

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ReDiscover – Take A Bite out of Stigma

The Roaring Twenties came to life at ReDiscover’s Take A Bite out of Stigma event on November 3rd at The Gallery Event Space. More than 370 guests celebrated the speakeasy theme, complete with food tastings from area restaurants, silent and live auctions and entertainment by The Dave Stephens Band. Shirley Fearon, founder; was honored. Proceeds […]

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The Kemper Gala 2017 – “Carnival Havana”

The Kemper Gala 2017, “Carnival Havana,” celebrated the exciting food, music and culture of the Caribbean on October 21st. Partygoers enjoyed cocktails, delicious fare from Café Sebastienne and entertainment. Trudy and John Jacobson were the honorary chairmen, Keely Edgington, Kim Klein and Dolly Wood served as the co-chairmen and Karen and Jack Holland are the […]

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United Way of Greater Kansas City – Tocqueville Society

United Way of Greater Kansas City’s Tocqueville Society has been busy recently with two exciting events. The Tocqueville Society’s Fall Reception was held at Fishtech, and Liz and Paul Uhlmann’s beautiful home was the setting for a gathering of some new CEOs in town to honor new entrepreneurs. Members of The Tocqueville Society create action […]

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MOCSA – Johnson County Fall Forum

Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA) held its 14th annual Johnson County Fall Forum at the Overland Park Sheraton on October 20th. Laura and Spence Fitzgibbons were the honorary chairmen, and Kristin Wing and Kathy Woodward served as co-chairmen. The Luncheon featured MOCSA’s Johnson County School District panel discussion on the Green Dot program […]

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