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Kansas City Young Matrons – 100th Birthday Party

Kansas City Young Matrons gathered on September 16th at the Brass on Baltimore for a 100th Birthday Party. The event was the culmination of an 18-month Centennial Celebration. More than 200 members enjoyed dinner, dancing, birthday cake, and a celebratory toast. The historic club has served Our Town for a century and is looking forward to the next 100 years of service.

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Kathy Vigliaturo and Kathy Smith


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Tom and Sue Spencer, Carroll Burger and Arnie Brooks


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Michael and Sherry Magee, Randal and Karen Leimer and Caylee Valentine


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Sid and Susie Womack with Sue and Frank von Geyso


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Co-chairmen Susie Womack and Sue von Geyso flanked Melinda Frenzen as she led the group in singing “Happy Birthday.”


Also featured in the November 11, 2017 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: David Remley


Kids TLC – Benefit17

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UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance – Crescendo 2017

Peggy and Terry Dunn were the honorary chairmen, and Dalene Bradford and Nancy Thiessen served as co-chairmen of UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance’s Crescendo 2017.  More than 1,100 guests…

Catholic Charities Foundation of NE KS – St. Martin of Tours Mass and Reception

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ReDiscover – Take A Bite out of Stigma

The Roaring Twenties came to life at ReDiscover’s Take A Bite out of Stigma event on November 3rd at The Gallery Event Space. More than 370 guests celebrated the speakeasy…