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Symphony Ball – Kick-Off Tea

March 8th was the date for the Kick-Off Tea for the Symphony League of Kansas City’s Symphony Ball, “An Evening in Vienna,” at the beautiful home of Rachael Sabates. Pam Bruce and Suzanne Shank are the Ball co-chairmen. Committee members enjoyed a delicious array of tea sandwiches and elegant chocolates and learned about upcoming plans […]

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MOCSA – Community Luncheon

Nancy and Steve Hooley and Kelly and Ron Lockton were the honorary co-chairmen, Julana Harper-Sachs and Becky Loboda served as the co-chairmen and Elizabeth Souder and Matt Sharples were the community support committee co-chairmen for Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA’s) Community Luncheon on May 5th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City […]

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Lyric Opera Circle – Spring Luncheon

Carriage Club was the beautiful setting for Lyric Opera Circle’s Spring Luncheon. Beth Ingram was presented with a portrait by Mark Braswell, Strauss Peyton Portraiture; which will hang in the Beth Ingram Administrative Building. The 2017-2018 Executive Board of the Circle was presented, and Outgoing President Joan Braswell passed the gavel to Incoming President Kimberlee […]

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Starlight Theatre – After Hours at the Towers

Jessica Bjorgaard and Jackie Vavroch were co-chairmen of Center Stage – Young Professionals at Starlight Theatre’s After Hours at the Towers. More than 200 guests enjoyed the French-themed evening that featured delicious bites from local restaurants and live music from Lost Wax. A mime, accordion player and live painter helped set the tone for a […]

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KC CARE Clinic – Simply Bloom

KC CARE Clinic’s Simply Bloom was held on May 6th at the Firestone Building. Steve Stroade and Danny Ng were the honorary chairmen, and Tom Nagel, Abby Albers, Doug Albers, and Kiran Ross served as co-chairmen of the “Garden Party” themed-event. A Patrons’ Party was held on April 27th at R24 Studios. Catherine Ward-Bopp and […]

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KU Alumni Association – The Rock Chalk Ball

The 22nd edition of The Rock Chalk Ball was held on April 29th. The event, hosted by the KU Alumni Association’s Greater Kansas City Network, took place at the Overland Park Convention Center. Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and Shade Keys Little served as honorary chairmen, and Jason Booker and Sasha Boulware were the co-chairmen. This year’s […]

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Lyric Opera Circle – Her Majesty’s Ball

The Lyric Opera Circle’s Her Majesty’s Ball was held on April 8th in the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center. Guests were treated to a silent auction, dinner, dancing, and inspiring performances by Lyric Opera of Kansas City artists. Carol and John Kornitzer were the honorary chairmen, and Sherry Love served as the […]

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