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2015 Art and Design Auction

Kansas City Art Institute
Liz and Nate Orr were the chairmen, and Linda and Topper Johntz served as honorary chairmen of the Kansas City Art Institute’s 2015 Art and Design Auction, “Deviation,” on June 6th. Guests enjoyed silent and live auctions, creative fare prepared by Patrick Ryan, Port Fonda; theatrical entertainment, experiential installations and creative libations. The bi-annual event raised funds to support the college’s student scholarship program.

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Let’s Upstage Cancer – A St. Jude Event

Champions For Children
June 6th was the date for the First Annual Let’s Upstage Cancer – A St. Jude Event. Kristin and Patrick Trysla and Aggie and Nate Accardo were co-chairmen of the event that was held at the College Basketball Experience. Proceeds support The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s mission to find cures for children with cancer and other deadly diseases through treatment and research.

Fred Bentley, Suzanne Reese and Stephen T.

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Spring Luncheon

Let’s Do Lunch
Hallbrook Country Club was the beautiful setting for The Lyric Opera Circle’s Spring Luncheon. New members were installed, and the group is now preparing for another fabulous Lyric Opera Ball.

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The Belles of the American Royal

Cathy Fligg Frame
The Belles of the American Royal are pleased to announce the selection of Cathy Fligg Frame as their 2015 president. The 66th BOTAR Ball will be held on October 24th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Cathy is a BOTAR, class of 1983. She served as a page in 1968. Cathy was vice president of BOTAR in 2007 and vice president of the Ball in 2013. She also served as rehearsals chairman,  family reservations chairman and on women’s advisory.

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