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Crescendo

Evening Of Splendor
November 7th was the date for the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance’s Crescendo. Deanna and Greg Graves were the honorary chairmen, and Katherine and Jim Schorgl served as the chairmen. Proceeds support scholarships, student travel and instruments and technology that students might not otherwise have.
Also featured in the December 13th issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit:  Larry F.

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Sitomer!

Nuptial
Emily Ruth Partin and Alexander Mason Sitomer were married on August 9th in Beaver Creek, Colorado. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Earl Partin of McMinnville, Tennessee. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Bill Evins Hendrixson and the late Mr. and Mrs. Roy Elbert Partin. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. David Andrew Sitomer of Leawood. He is the grandson of Mrs. David Warren Lewis of St. Joseph, Missouri, and the late Mr. Lewis and Mrs.

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Champagne Ball

A Toast To Opera
The Lyric Opera Circle’s Champagne Ball will be held on March 28th in the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center. The evening will feature dinner, dancing, an outstanding auction, and world-class musical entertainment, highlighting arias of toasting and celebration from some of the most beloved operas.

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War & Art

National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial 
Claudio Bisogniero, Ambassador of Italy to the United States, visited the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial on November 17th for a special reception in conjunction with the debut of War & Art, a new exhibition featuring photographs documenting the preservation of Italian art and cultural heritage during World War I.

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Sensational Snow Ball

Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas
The 41st Annual Snow Ball will be held on January 24th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Guests will enjoy a cocktail reception, a formal dinner and dancing into the night. Members of the Jean and Bill Dunn family are the honorary presidents, and Mary and Paul Thompson are serving as the presidents of the event that supports Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas and its mission to help those in need.

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