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Books & Boutiques

Shop ‘Til You Drop
The Overland Park Convention Center is the setting for The Saint Luke’s Foundation at Saint Luke’s South Hospital’s eighth annual Books & Boutiques. Alicia Cabrera-Hill, Kim Madden and Dr. Marsha Weaver are serving as the co-chairmen of the May 1st event. Guests will enjoy a delightful day of shopping, gourmet fare and fun. Laura McBride, author of We Are Called To Rise; is the featured speaker.

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Hats Off to Mothers Luncheon

Open Options UCP 
Lynne Weilert is serving as chairman of the 12th annual Hats Off to Mothers Luncheon. The 12th annual event will be held on May 14th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Susan Bubb, Deanna Graves, Marilyn Harrison, Audrey Langworthy, Clara Paris, Sunday Siragusa, Peaches Tutera-Cunningham, and Twyla Wilson will be honored for their remarkable ability to balance family life, personal achievement and service to our community.

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Signature Chefs Auction

March of Dimes
A Committee Kickoff for the third annual March of Dimes’ Signature Chefs Auction was held  at Mission Hills Country Club. Chairmen Melissa and Brad Batz hosted the February 18th event. The Signature Chefs Auction will be held on October 19th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Guests will enjoy delicious fare from top chefs from Our Town and around the United States. Chef Debbie Gold will serve as the Lead Chef.

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2015 Class of Rising Stars – Henry W. Wash

Name Dropping
Henry Wash started off in life with the odds against him. Malnourished and abandoned as an infant, he lived in a foster home and was finally adopted at age seven. Henry also had difficulties in school until a man named Thurman Mitchell mentored him, giving him tools for academic success. After Thurman died, Henry felt at a loss. Said Henry: “Thurman had given me so much, and he didn’t get to see me do much with it. I didn’t want to make that mistake again.

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Stems: A Garden Soirée

Corks, Community, Culture
The Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park’s eighth annual Stems: A Garden Soirée will be held on June 27th at the Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. Guests will enjoy fine wines, delicious fare from 24 restaurants, strolling through the gardens, plein air art, and fireworks. Victor & Penny and Funk Syndicate will provide the entertainment.

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