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KidsTLC – Open Pairings Party and Golf Tournament

The KidsTLC’s Open Pairings Party and Golf Tournament was held on July 16th and 17th at Topgolf and Shadow Glen, respectively. Proceeds support KidsTLC’s healing community that provides services for mental health, autism and homeless outreach to teens.  Heidi Thummel, Heather Ferris, Tawn Nugent, and Jessica Groce Jessica Groce, Tawn Nugent, Heidi Thummel, and Heather […]

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KC Scholars – Scholarship Recipients

KC Scholars has raised more than $4.5 million. That means that more than 600 members of its first class of scholarship recipients will be going off to college. Many will be the first in their families to earn a degree. This called for a celebration – and more than 1,000 guests were present for the […]

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BOTAR – Mothers Dessert

The mothers of the 2017 BOTARs met recently at the lovely home of Cathy Schultz. Guests enjoyed delicious desserts from The Capital Grille and learned about the upcoming BOTAR season. Mandy Burditt and Amy Polen served as the event co-chairmen. The 2017 BOTAR Executive Committee members smiled for the camera. The beautiful desserts from The […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City – 3rd annual RISE

More than 1,000 guests enjoyed Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City’s third annual RISE, a rooftop crawl in the Crossroads, on August 26th. The five rooftop parties featured different movie themes, including comedy, science fiction, horror, musicals, and action/adventure. Annelene Caruso and Kristin Stroud Rick Baier and Christina Arnone Jeff Smith and Jennifer […]

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2017 C&C Group Alphapointe Pro-Am Tournament

Loch Lloyd Country Club was the beautiful setting for The 2017 C&C Group Alphapointe Pro-Am Tournament on July 17th. Board Member Danny Davies served as chairman of the planning committee. The sold-out event raised more than $63,000 for Alphapointe’s programs and services for youth who are blind or visually impaired. Jaime Bluma and Tracy McConnell, […]

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Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park – Stems: A Garden Soirée

Debbie and Wes Jenson were the honorary chairmen for Stems: A Garden Soirée, a benefit for The Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park. The 10th annual event was held on June 24th at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens. Guests enjoyed drinks, fabulous fare from local restaurants, great art, live music, and fireworks. […]

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Kansas City’s 2017 Summer Scrapbook

The balloon artist was a big hit. Will Fendler, Libby Fendler and Alex White Bob Knighton and Chip Knighton Dr. Atif Ali, Lilah Ali and Amanda Sells Jay and Rebecca Arthur John and Christy Crossley John and Beth O’Bryan Jackie and Jason Romero with Vale Logan Lewellen, Emma Hassenflu, Lulu McKee, and Lanie Tietjen Abby […]

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