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The Children’s Place – Angels’ Gala

The Angels’ Gala, a benefit for The Children’s Place, was held on April 29th at the Kansas City Convention Center. Guests enjoyed cocktails and dinner, a live auction with the Nigro Brothers and dancing to Lost Wax. Susie Heddens and Deborah Quirk were the honorary co-chairmen, and Melissa Batz, Tracy Dillon, Lisa Hardy, Laura Jones, […]

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KidsTLC – Pour for More

Kerri Frazier and Julie Houts served as co-chairmen of KidsTLC’s Pour for More on April 28th at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. More than 300 guests enjoyed the Nantucket-inspired event that featured handcrafted cocktails, a fresh seafood feast by Café Sebastienne, bidding on custom designed bar carts, and dancing. Amante Domingo and Veronica Mazzarese […]

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Center for Practical Bioethics – Annual Dinner

More than 600 guests gathered for the Center for Practical Bioethics’ Annual Dinner on April 5th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Kathleen Sebelius, former United States Secretary of Health and Human Services, was the keynote speaker, and Barbara and Rene Bollier and Julie and David Warm served as the co-chairmen. […]

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Kansas City Young Matrons – 100 Years of Fashion

April 17th was the date for Kansas City Young Matrons’ 100 Years of Fashion: 1917-2017, a centennial-themed program for members and guests. Popular music from each decade accompanied runway models, who wore historic fashions and accessories. Lesli Lundquist, Cyndi James, Nina Hollabaugh, Lee Harizanoff, Randi Pereira, Terry McGhie, Susie Womack, Kathy Kane, and Mary Beth […]

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The Jewel Ball – Chairmen’s Coffee

The Kansas City Country Club was the lovely setting for the Jewel Ball Chairmen’s Coffee on April 12th. Nancy Dreyer Sachse is serving as chairman of the 63rd anniversary of The Jewel Ball, to be held on June 17th at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Chairman Nancy Sachse and Vice Chairman Charlotte White Trapp and […]

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The Truman Library Institute – Wild About Harry

Nancy and Herb Kohn were the honorary chairmen, and Katie and Clyde Wendel served as the chairmen of The Truman Library Institute’s 17th annual Wild About Harry dinner. The April 7th event was held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Mark Halperin and John Heilemann were the keynote speakers, and Dr. […]

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CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties – Promise of Hope

March 30th was the date for CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties’ Promise of Hope. Honorees were CASA volunteers Saarah Ahmad, Drew Staum, Cathy Matlack, and Ballard Yeates. Lisa Gunderson, Pat Austin, Karen Jaqua, Susan Fronzack, Cyndi Weld, and Laura Eatherly Stephanie Kamphoefner, Meredith Gaigals, Hilary Lemon, Maureen Lindstrom, and Ellen Clune Additional photos featured […]

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