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University of Kansas Hospital – Treads & Threads

Candice and Mark A. Uhlig were the honorary chairmen, Michelle and Peter deSilva were the chairmen and cancer survivor John Holt served as the emcee of the 14th annual Treads & Threads, a benefit for The University of Kansas Hospital. The September 11th event was held at Kansas Speedway.

Doctors Charles and Susan Porter

Following a fabulous fireworks display, the Emerald City Band kept the crowd dancing past midnight.

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High Aspirations – 5th Annual Mentors Challenge

Gayle and Bruce Krigel and Leisa and Ralph Reid are serving as co-chairmen of the 5th Annual Mentors Challenge, a benefit for High Aspirations. The November 17th event will be held at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. High Aspirations is a prevention-based mentoring program that serves young African American men in Our Town, ages eight through 18.

Bill Dunn, Jr.

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Crescendo: New Mood Rising

Volunteers from the Friends of UMKC’s Conservatory of Music and Dance gathered on September 15th at Lisa Schellhorn’s beautiful home to prepare invitations for Crescendo. Sherry and Gary Forsee are the honorary chairmen, and Melanie and Mike Fenske are serving as chairmen of Crescendo: New Mood Rising on November 6th at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.

Katherine Schorgl, Eulalie Zimmer, Renee Bernhardt, and Jane White Brown admired the beautiful invitation.

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Crib NoteĀ – Blaire Camille Stingley

A beautiful baby girl named Blaire Camille Stingley arrived on September 3rd to proud parents Gina and Jeffrey Stingley of Our Town. Blaire joins her big brother Jack, age two. Blaire weighed seven pounds, three ounces and was 20 inches long. She was born with blue eyes and brown hair. Proud grandparents Barbara and Frank Leo of Hays, Kansas, and Cyndi and Mark Stingley of Kansas City and great-grandparents Vera and Walt Giese of Kansas City and Jane Stingley of St.

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Kansas City Young Matrons – Land Exchange Ceremony

September 12th was the date when Kansas City Young Matrons’ clubhouse moved from its address at 5100 Oak Street to its new location at 5211 Cherry Street. Members, neighbors and the community at large turned out to watch the slow, steady progress of a house on wheels. Van Trust Realty provided a delicious lunch and a Land Exchange Ceremony took place between UMKC Chancellor Leo Morton and Bonne Illig, KCYM representative.

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