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Heartland Men’s Chorus – Dinner of Note

Dinner of Note, a benefit for the Heartland Men’s Chorus, will be held on October 28th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. This year’s theme is “The Queen and Mad Hatter’s Ball.” The honorary chairmen are Chris Beal and Tim Van Zandt. Jenny Harris and Brian Larios are serving as co-chairmen. Attire? Anything from black tie to Halloween is welcome. The event features cocktails, dinner with wine, live and silent auctions, and dancing.

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Spotlight on Centurions – Danielle LeRoy

Danielle LeRoy is a member of the Centurions, class of 2017, where she has served as co-chairman of the curriculum committee and as a member of the Parks and Rec Task Force. In addition to being lead marketer at Centric Projects, she also heads the firm’s coordination efforts for volunteer activities. Among the organizations which have benefited are Uplift, Harvesters and St. Paul’s food pantry. Danielle is a graduate of The University of Kansas.

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Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey – Misty Copeland

July 31st was the date when Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey welcomed Kansas City native Misty Copeland home. Misty was the special guest at two private receptions and a public event, A Conversation with Misty Copeland, with Vivien Jennings, Rainy Day Books; at Unity Temple on the Plaza. Misty shared her journey and discussed her New York Times bestseller, Ballerina Body: Dancing and Eating Your Way to a Leaner, Stronger and More Graceful You.

Roger C. Williams, Jr.

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Kansas City Symphony League – Invitation Mailing Day

Members of the Kansas City Symphony League met at the Sulgrave on July 12th for Invitation Mailing Day, when they assembled the exquisite invitations to “An Evening in Vienna,” the 2017 Symphony Ball. Guests enjoyed a delicious lunch, hosted by Kathy Scaglia. Suzanne Shank and Pam Bruce are serving as co-chairman of the Ball, which will be held on September 9th in the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center.

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