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Hope And All That Jazz

High Hopes
August 15th was the date for Hope House’s Hope And All That Jazz  at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. CiCi Rojas was the guest speaker, and the Blue Springs Police Department received the Barbara Potts Award for its commitment and dedication to Hope House. Michelle and Peter deSilva were the chairmen, and Kris Ketz served as the emcee.

Hap and Susie Graff with Carol and Tom Holzbaur

Guests enjoyed perusing the silent auction items.

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Congratulations, Amy & Matt!

Mr. and Mrs. Allen Wilks Blair of Our Town are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Elizabeth Blair, to Matthew David Snively, the son of Mr. and Mrs. David Frederick Snively of Town and Country, Missouri. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Franklin Palmer of Jefferson City, Missouri, the late Mr. Robert Ewing Dallmeyer, Jr., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles David Blair. Amy is a graduate of North Kansas City High School.

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Women’s Foundation

Lively Luncheon
December 4th is the date for the Women’s Foundation’s Annual Luncheon, to be held at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Arianna Huffington, chairman, president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group; is the featured speaker. The mission of the Women’s Foundation is to promote equality and opportunity for women of all ages, using philanthropy, research and policy solutions and make meaningful change. 

Co-chairmen Steven L.

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Beach Volleyball Tournament

Sand and Summertime
The third annual Beach Volleyball Tournament, hosted by the Young Advisory Board of The Children’s Place, took place on August 8th at Volleyball Beach.

(Front row) Nicole Clifford, Jovanna Rohs, Ann Anthony, and Shelly Migliazzo (back row) Micky Clifford, Scott Hall, Patrick Mitchell, and Paul Migliazzo

Laura and David Mountjoy

Also featured in the September 5, 2015 issue of The Independent
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