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Lyric Opera Circle – Seduction Ball

The Lyric Opera Circle’s Seduction Ball will be held on April 2nd at Union Station Kansas City. The honorary chairmen are Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bruening, and Mrs. Jack Spilker is the Circle president. The theme of the 30th annual event was inspired by the timeless allure of the opera, Carmen. Guests will enjoy a fabulous silent auction, a gourmet dinner, dancing, and romantic musical selections sung by Lyric Opera artists. A Benefactors’ Party will be held at the beautiful home of Mr.

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Crib Note – Thompson

Double the pleasure, double the fun! Gorgeous twin boys, Jack Edward Thompson and Harry Townley Thompson, arrived on August 14th to proud parents Maigan and Hayes Thompson of Nashville, Tennessee. The darling duo joins big sister Charlotte Opal, age two. Both boys weighed close to five pounds. Jack was 18 inches, and Harry was 17 and 3/4 inches. Jack and Harry’s delighted grandparents are Barbara and Webster Thompson of Mission Hills and Diane and Ron Shanks of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee.

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Kansas City Young Audiences – Benefit Concert for Arts Education

Kansas City Young Audiences’ Benefit Concert for Arts Education was held on October 3rd at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Guests enjoyed a concert that featured Kristin Chenoweth, who performed with the Kansas City Symphony in Helzberg Hall. Judy and Jim Heeter were the honorary chairmen, and Chad Rau served as chairman.

KCYA students surprised guests with a flash mob in the lobby of the Kauffman Center before the Concert.

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CGSC Foundation – Celebration of International Friendship

The CGSC Foundation in partnership with the GKC Chapter of People to People and Operation International from the Leavenworth/Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the second annual Celebration of International Friendship at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. The event was held to honor and welcome the 2015-2016 class of international military officers studying at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth.

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