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Twilight at the TreeHouse

Liberty Hospital Foundation

Ray Brock was honored with the O’Dell Award for Philanthropy at Liberty Hospital Foundation’s Twilight at the TreeHouse on June 13th. The sixth annual event, a benefit for the TreeHouse as well as the Foundation’s mission-based funds, was held on the lawn of Liberty Hospital’s hospitality home. The TreeHouse was established to serve as a home away from home for the families of patients at no cost to those who need it.

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Great Gatsby Party

The Jewel Ball 
June 14th was the date for a Great Gatsby Party for Jewel Ball debutantes, gentlemen and escorts at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Emilie Bruyère, Anna Frame, Katherine Higdon, Kelly Love, Jackie McGee, Tiernan Shank, Sarah Spradling, Hannah Tutera, and Brennan Williams were the hosts.

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Heidi Kalin Whitehill

Heidi Kalin Whitehill is a wonderful asset to the Notre Dame de Sion School community. Heidi and her husband, Ethan, are the parents of two sons at the Grade School campus. Heidi was co-chairman for this year’s annual Book Fair and helped coordinate the Battle of the Books. In addition, Heidi was co-chairman of the School’s largest fundraiser, The Gala Auction, in 2013 and 2014. She also makes the time to serve hot lunches regularly to students.

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Gilda’s Night with a View

Gilda’s Club Kansas City
September 27th is the date for Gilda’s Club Kansas City’s Gilda’s Night with a View. Savory sweets and treats and a unique live auction will be featured. Michelle and Joshua Kurzban, who are serving as the chairmen, have both been impacted by cancer and are excited to help others in Our Town, so that no one faces it alone.

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Brandon Fancher

Rising Star Reflections
Brandon Fancher is serving as the board president of the Children’s Mercy Cancer Center Auxiliary as well as volunteering at the Big Slick Celebrity Weekend. He has been involved in a variety of roles with Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics. He is very proud to call Our Town his home. Brandon is a Rising Star, Class of 2014.

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