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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater KC – Summer Bowl for Kids’ Sake

More than 2,000 corporate and individual teams participated in Summer Bowl for Kids’ Sake, a benefit for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City. The July 11th through the 26th event was held at Park Lanes. Guests enjoyed fun bowling, drinks, great food, prizes, and more. The Super Team Party was held on August […]

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The Kansas City Zoo – Jazzoo “Peacocks and Plumage”

Guests celebrated “Peacocks and Plumage” at Jazzoo, which was held at the Kansas City Zoo on June 2nd. Trish and John Dorsey served as chairmen of the event, which featured entertainment by Disco Dick and the Mirror Balls, D.J. Kirby and other great bands from Our Town. Partygoers clad in feathers and animal prints enjoyed […]

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AIDS Service Foundation of Greater Kansas City – AIDS WALK Kansas City

Hundreds of people gathered for AIDS WALK Kansas City, a benefit for the AIDS Service Foundation of Greater Kansas City. The 29th annual event was held on April 29th in Theis Park. Due to thunder and the lightening, the walk portion of the event was canceled, for everyone’s safety. Despite that, fundraising actually increased by […]

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The 68th annual BOTAR Ball

The BOTAR committees recently met to plan the BOTAR Ball, which will take place on October 21st at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Bob Dillingham, Joey Straube and Anthony Mendolia (Seated) BOTAR President Tracy Tetrick, Hillary Winzenried and Mary Reed (standing) Page Reed, Susan Scott and Kathie Manda BOTAR Executive Committee […]

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Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey – Misty Copeland

July 31st was the date when Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey welcomed Kansas City native Misty Copeland home. Misty was the special guest at two private receptions and a public event, A Conversation with Misty Copeland, with Vivien Jennings, Rainy Day Books; at Unity Temple on the Plaza. Misty shared her journey and discussed […]

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Kansas City Symphony League – Invitation Mailing Day

Members of the Kansas City Symphony League met at the Sulgrave on July 12th for Invitation Mailing Day, when they assembled the exquisite invitations to “An Evening in Vienna,” the 2017 Symphony Ball. Guests enjoyed a delicious lunch, hosted by Kathy Scaglia. Suzanne Shank and Pam Bruce are serving as co-chairman of the Ball, which […]

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Kansas City Jazz Orchestra – Gala 2017, “Celebrating KC Jazz Legends”

May 13th was the date for Kansas City Jazz Orchestra’s Gala 2017, “Celebrating KC Jazz Legends.” The event kicked off with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at The American. Following that, the orchestra, led by Clint Ashlock, artistic director and conductor; gave a concert at Helzberg Hall in the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Millie […]

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