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March of Dimes – March for Babies

March of Dimes’ Greater Kansas City’s March for Babies was held in the Kansas City Power & Light District. More than 10,000 people attended the May 7th event. Team Captain Deb Stockwell and her daughter posed with a sign in honor of her son, who was a NICU graduate 27 years ago. Children, ages one […]

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Cristo Rey Kansas City – Dancing with The Kansas City Stars “Creating a Masterpiece”

April 22nd was the date for Cristo Rey Kansas City’s 11th annual Dancing with The Kansas City Stars, “Creating a Masterpiece,” at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Ellen and Dr. Mike Sweeney, DeeDee and Jeff Cooper and Deborah and Tom Macon served as honorary co-chairmen, and Mary and Dr. Kevin Ring and […]

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KC Repertory Theatre – A Fearless Fête

  Kansas City Repertory Theatre’s A Fearless Fête – Mission to Planet Rep was held on May 20th. Blast-off site was Spencer Theatre, located in the James C. Olson Performing Arts Center on the UMKC campus. Kathy and Mark Donovan served as the chairmen. Guests – many of them in galactic attire – enjoyed a […]

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Kansas City Young Matrons – Installation Day Tea

May 1st was the date for Kansas City Young Matrons’ Installation Day Tea. Barbara Eiszner and Barbara Joslin were the co-chairmen. Members enjoyed a delicious brunch, and Magic Ball Co-chairmen Edie Downing and Gigi Rose presented a check to Bobbi Jo Reed of Healing House, the beneficiary of the ball.  Barb Joslin and Linda Weber […]

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Catholic Charities of NE KS – Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic

Now in its 36th year, the Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic, which was held on May 15th at Lake Quivira, continued to raise significant funds for Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas while giving golfers and volunteers alike a day of fun. Justin Gerstner, Phil Connealy, Trey Sabates, and Richard Prendergast Brad Cook and […]

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Spring Luncheon

Kansas City Ballet Guild’s annual Spring Luncheon was held on May 9th at Indian Hills Country Club. President Mark Sappington thanked the outgoing Guild Board for their hard work and welcomed the new 2017-2018 board. Guests enjoyed beautiful floral arrangements by Craig Sole. Jennifer Wampler, Michelle Hamlett-Weith and Jeannie Murphy Jennifer Wampler, Gigi Rose, president-elect; […]

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Wayside Waifs – Fur Ball “Beach Pawty”

Susie and Tom Corbin were the honorary chairmen, and Lauren McCarthy and Nancy McCarthy served as the co-chairmen of Wayside Waifs’ Fur Ball, “Beach Pawty,” on May 13th. More than 1,000 guests enjoyed a delicious dinner, silent and live auctions and dancing. Emily and Mark Johnson with Geoff Hall, Wayside Waifs; and Michele Pritchard Erica […]

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