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Indian Hills Country Club – Pow Wow Tournament

Indian Hills Country Club’s Pow Wow Tournament was held June 14th through the 17th. This year was the 57th anniversary of the Club’s great golf tradition. The tournament featured three days of competitive golf, followed by a gourmet dinner and dancing at the club. Michelle Chiu and Julia Galvani Kevin and Brenda Harden with Ann […]

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Park University – Night at the Helm

June 6th was the date for Park University’s Night at the Helm at the National World War I Museum and Memorial. Edith and Benny Lee and Lieutenant General (retired) Richard Keller served as honorary co-chairmen. Guests enjoyed cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and dessert and many special performances. Proceeds support the International Center for Music and the […]

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Kansas City Young Matrons – Centennial Honoring Luncheon

The Kansas City Young Matrons celebrated 100 years on June 10th with a Centennial Honoring Luncheon at the Clubhouse. Past Presidents Cindy Price and Nina Hollabaugh served as event co-chairmen. Sue von Geyso and Susie Womack are the Centennial co-chairmen. The organization was founded on September 14, 1917.  Kathy Anton, Darleen Beller and Sally Townley […]

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Powell Gardens – Under A Blue Moon: Garden Party and Rare Plant Auction

Ashley Broockerd and Anne Riker Powell were the co-chairmen for Under A Blue Moon: Garden Party and Rare Plant Auction, which was held at Powell Gardens on June 11th. The honorary chairman was Alan Branhagen, the former director of horticulture. A Fund-A-Need in Alan’s honor supported the expansion, and care and maintenance of the plant […]

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Royals Charities – Diamond of Dreams

More than 1,250 guests attended Diamond of Dreams, Royals Charities on-field gala, which recently took place at Kauffman Stadium. Guests enjoyed a performance by LeAnn Rimes, a VIP Party and a Black Hawk helicopter. Proceeds supported Royals Charities, which funded local organizations supporting military families. Jorge Bonifacio and Cheslor Cuthbert, both with the Kansas City […]

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Children’s Mercy Cancer Center – Big Slick Celebrity Weekend

Paul Rudd, Rob Riggle, Jason Sudeikis, Eric Stonestreet, and David Koechner served as hosts for the Big Slick Celebrity Weekend, an annual benefit for the Children’s Mercy Cancer Center. The events, which were held on June 23rd and 24th, included a celebrity softball game at Kauffman Stadium, bowling at Pinstripes and a victory party and […]

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The Jewel Ball

The 63rd anniversary of The Jewel Ball was held on June 17th at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Nancy Sachse served as the chairman. Proceeds support the Kansas City Symphony and The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Mrs. Louis Larrick Ward, Mr. Thomas Selby Ward and Mrs. Scott Hardman Ward Mr. and Mrs. Robert Morton Kissick […]

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