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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Spring Luncheon

Oakwood Country Club provided the gorgeous backdrop for the Kansas City Ballet Guild’s annual Spring Luncheon on May 2nd. Cindy Wurm, Julia Kim Malter, and Jessica James were the hosts. Guild President Cyndi James presented the ceremonial check to the Kansas City Ballet, installed new board members, and handed over the gavel to Incoming President Karen Yungmeyer, among congratulations for a wonderful Ballet season. The festive event concluded with a presentation from Lisa Hickok featuring updates on the important work being done with the Kansas City Ballet Archives.

2024-25 Executive Board Members: (Seated) Carl and Lynne Weilert, 2024 Gala vice presidents; Jody Stephen, membership vice president; Nanette Lippincott, Boutique vice president; Ron Fredman, president-elect; Karen Yungmeyer, president; Cyndi James, immediate past president/nominating; Lisa Hickok, archives vice president; Juliette Singer, membership data vice president; Peggy Beal, treasurer; Cindy Wurm, social activities vice president; and Melissa Ford, governance (standing) Angela Moore, marketing and public relations vice president; John Walker, education and engagement vice president; and Angela Walker, special projects vice president (out of camera range) Edie Downing, vice president; Jo Anne Dondlinger, recording secretary; and Michele Hamlett-Weith, 2025 Gala vice president 
Gigi Touslee, Glenda Lee Touslee, Devon Carney, Kansas City Ballet; Melissa Ford, and Mary Beth Hershey
David Gray, Kansas City Ballet; Michele Hamlett-Weith, and Karen Yungmeyer, incoming president
Teresa McKinney and Jody Stephen
Guild members enjoyed the special luncheon

Featured in the June 15, 2024 issue of The Independent
Photo credit: Kenny Johnson Photography


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