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George Palmer

Happy Birthday, George!
George Palmer, the darling son of Allison and Jared Palmer, celebrated his first birthday at McCrum Park in Prairie Village on June 4th. His favorite hobbies are looking through books and playing in the swimming pool!

Allison and Jared Palmer with their son, George

Also featured in the July 11, 2015 issue of The Independent 
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Symphony Ball

Rhapsody in Blue
The Symphony League’s Symphony Ball, “Rhapsody in Blue,” will be held on September 12th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Joan Horan is the honorary chairman, and Elaine Mann and Annette Sherrow are serving as co-chairmen. Steering committee members gathered recently to make special plans for the event.

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Pas De Deux

Cocktail Reception
The Kansas City Ballet Patrons Society celebrated the end of a very successful 2014-15 performance season with a Cocktail Reception on May 21st at Pennway Place. Guests honored Jill Marlow, who retired from her dance career, and celebrated The Ballet’s five extraordinary productions: Alice (in Wonderland), the final production of Todd Bolender’s The Nutcracker, New Moves, Giselle, and Dances Daring (Then and Now).

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Bright Nights

Enchanted Evening
October 24th is the date for the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art’s Annual Gala, “Bright Nights.” Megan and Mariner Kemper are the honorary chairmen. Christy and Bill Gautreaux will host a Patrons’ Party on October 8th at their spectacular new home, The Artery Residence.

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Annual Dinner and Joan Berkley Symposium

Making An Impact
More than 500 guests enjoyed The Center for Practical Bioethics’ Annual Dinner and Joan Berkley Symposium on April 30th and May 1st . The theme of this year’s event was “Healing What Hurts: The Politics of Pain.” The under-treatment of pain, which affects 100 million Americans, has been a focus of the Center’s work since its founding in 1984.

Hannah and Brandon Hidaka with Barbara and Dr.

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