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Red Hot Night Gala

Children’s Mercy Hospital¬†
Colleen Dougherty Euteneuer and Joe Euteneuer were the honorary chairmen, and Kurt Manske and Braden Perry served as co-chairmen of the Hands & Hearts Auxiliary’s 11th annual Red Hot Night Gala, benefiting Children’s Mercy Hospital. The February 14th event featured cocktails, live music, a gourmet dinner, auctions, and dancing to an ’80s tribute band.

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Avila University

39th Annual Steer Dinner & Auction
Avila University’s 39th Annual Steer Dinner & Auction was held on February 7th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. More than 650 guests enjoyed a delicious dinner, silent and live auctions and dancing to the Saucy Jack Band. President Ron Slepitza declared the evening as the official kick off to Avila’s Centennial Celebration, as the University turns 100 years in 2016.

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Putting Families First

First Call has found a wonderful friend in VML. VML volunteered to help create a campaign to raise funds for a new building for First Call. VML created Putting Families First, a brochure and video with a message that encompasses the extensive reach of First Call’s work beyond helping those with substance use disorders. The new building is a safe and beautiful place for healing to begin.

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34th Annual Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic

Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas
Lake Quivira Country Club is the setting for the 34th Annual Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic, a benefit for Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas, on May 11th. More than 150 players will enjoy lunch, a round of golf, a dinner reception, and an awards ceremony. Proceeds will help feed children in Northeast Kansas through Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ Summer Food Program.

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Founder’s Day Celebration

Break A Leg
Kansas City Repertory Theatre and UMKC Theatre hosted a Founder’s Day Celebration on February 3rd in honor of their 50th anniversary. The event featured a special Campaign announcement by KC Rep which unveiled the renovation plans for the Spencer Theatre in the James C. Olson Performing Arts Center on the UMKC campus beginning in May.

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