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Sisters First: An Evening with Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush

Girl Scouts of Northeast Kansas and Northwest Missouri, in partnership with Rainy Day Books and The Independent, will present Sisters First: An Evening with Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush reception and book event on November 2nd. It will begin with an exclusive meet and greet at CBIZ and continue at Unity Temple with […]

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BOTAR – Royal Welcome

The 2017 BOTAR Royal Welcome was held on September 7th at The American Royal Center. BOTARs, Escorts and Royal Escorts gathered with their families to learn more about BOTAR while watching a youth open practice in the arena. Guests enjoyed delicious fare from Relish Catering. The 68th BOTAR Ball will be held on October 21st […]

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BOTAR – Night at the Royal

BOTAR Night at the Royal was held on September 30th. Guests enjoyed drinks and delicious fare from Rudy’s Tenampa Taqueria outside of Hale Arena. Children got the royal treatment, complete with face painting, cookie decorating and bandanna coloring. Afterward, everyone enjoyed the American Royal Rodeo in Hale Arena. Connor Johnson, Scott Brown, Grant Sitomer, Connor […]

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The American Royal – Barbecue

The American Royal Barbecue was held on September 1st at Kansas Speedway. The Belles of the American Royal celebrated under their very first tent at the event. BOTAR’s and their guests enjoyed Smokin’ Guns Barbecue and dancing to the tunes of Whiskey for the Lady. BOTARs and their Escorts had a wonderful time at the […]

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Fall Luncheon

The Kansas City Ballet Guild’s 2017-2018 Season’s Fall Luncheon was held at Café Sebastienne on September 28th. Agenda items included a welcome by Guild President Gigi Rose followed by a sumptuous lunch. Guild President Gigi Rose, Craig Sole and Susan Meehan-Mizer   Francie Mayer, Sara Bower Youngblood and Mark McNeal   Carolyn Price and Lisa […]

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Wayside Waifs – Strutt With Your Mutt

Who cares about a few raindrops when you’re helping a good cause? Not the nearly 1,500 dogs (and their human companions) who participated in the 27th annual Strutt With Your Mutt, which was held in the lovely Brookside neighborhood on September 17th. The Fairfax Four performed throughout the festivities. The event raised a record $185,000, […]

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Wayside Waifs – Top Dog Classic with Drew Butera

Here’s the pitch: It’s the first annual Top Dog Classic with Drew Butera, and it benefits Wayside Waifs. Here’s the swing: Wait – it’s a golf club? That’s right. Top Golf was the site for the August 20th event. The fun featured Royals players and coaches mingling with guests, delicious food and refreshments and plenty […]

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