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Chefs Classic 2015

Fabulous Fare
Harvesters’ Chefs Classic 2015 will be held on June 28th at The American Restaurant. Mark R. Larrabee is serving as the honorary chairman. Chef Michael Corvino, The American Restaurant; will host an incredible dining experience where guests will enjoy the culinary talents of some of the finest chefs from throughout the area and around the country.

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June Marie Winzenried

One Is Fun
June Marie Winzenried turned one on April 13th. She is the darling daughter of Hillary and Adam Winzenried. June celebrated her special birthday with family and friends on April 25th at Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead. She is a happy little girl who loves to chase her Shitzu dog, Tinkerbell. June enjoys music and waves to everyone who walks into her classroom at Asbury Children’s Center.

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Children International

Lasting Change
The lovely home of Laurie and Don Montague was the perfect setting for an event for Children International. Internationally-acclaimed opera singer James Valenti was the featured guest. Children International’s mission is to bring real and lasting change to children living in poverty.

Sarah Higdon, Susana Eshleman, Amy Embry, and Marcia Garvin

Hosts Laurie and Don Montague flanked James Valenti, featured guest.

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46th Symphony Designers’ Showhouse

Divine Design Connection
The Kansas City Symphony Alliance will host the 46th Symphony Designers’ Showhouse from May 9th through June 7th at 96 Janssen Place in historic Hyde Park. Kami Toben is the chairman of the Divine Design Connection event that will be held on May 19th in the Showhouse tent.

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National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial

Important Visit
Kim Beazley, Ambassador of Australia to the United States, visited the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial for a pair of events in March. Ambassador Beazley visited Our Town in conjunction with the July 2015 debut of a new special exhibition at the Museum, A Centenary of Australian War Art. The Museum hosted a reception in his honor on March 10th, followed by a luncheon on March 11th, where he delivered an address to leaders from the Kansas City region.

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