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Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art – Beyond Beyonds

“DAZZLING!” was the theme of Beyond Beyonds, which took place on April 29th at the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art. Guests enjoyed lavish buffets and desserts and live entertainment by Will Matthews’ The Saturday Night Trio. Hundreds of Our Town’s most prominent collectors competed in a live auction for major works of art by regionally, […]

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Kansas City Museum Foundation – The Derby Party

The Kansas City Museum Foundation hosted The Derby Party on May 6th. Guests enjoyed cocktails, entertainment by Victor & Penny and Southern fare from The Westside Local. The event honored the Long family’s love of horses and the equestrian legacy of Loula Long Combs. Tom and Elizabeth Paolini Danee Wallace and David Greenwald Additional photos […]

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Synergy Services – Kindest Kansas Citian Awards Banquet

The 27th Annual Kindest Kansas Citian Awards Banquet was held on May 5th at The View at Briarcliff. The event featured entertainment and delicious refreshments, in addition to spotlighting those who do so much for Our Town.  Jamie Cummings and John Isenberg were proclaimed Honorary Stars. As in other years, students at area schools wrote […]

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Welcome House – Fourth Annual Breakfast

More than 800 supporters of the Welcome House attended the Fourth Annual Breakfast at the Overland Park Convention Center on May 11th. A coveted round of golf with longtime supporter Tom Watson led the auction offerings. Rick Fleenor claimed a winning ticket. Additional photos featured in the July 8, 2017 issue  Photo Credit: J. Robert Schraeder […]

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The University of Kansas Health System – Hall of Fame Dinner and Awards Celebration

June 6th was the date for The University of Kansas Health System’s seventh annual Hall of Fame Dinner and Awards Celebration at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. The awards recognized individuals and organizations that share the hospital’s vision and whose leadership and philanthropy have contributed to its success. Tammy Peterman and Dr. Lee […]

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The National World War I Museum and Memorial – Steel Beam Signing Ceremony

The National World War I Museum and Memorial held a Steel Beam Signing Ceremony on May 3rd to commemorate construction of the new Wylie Gallery. More than $5 million has been raised for a new gallery space as the result of the Museum’s ongoing “Call to Duty” Centennial Capital Campaign. The Jack F. and Glenna […]

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Literacy KC – 23rd Annual Spelling Bee

April 28th was the date for Literacy KC’s 23rd annual Spelling Bee at UMKC’s Pierson Auditorium. Gillian Helm, Literacy KC; served as the chairman of the evening that featured an appearance by Vanya Shivashankar, 2015 Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee co-champion; “Bee Stinger” cocktails, student testimonials and live and silent auctions. The event co-champions were […]

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