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Blue Carpet Event

The Family Conservancy
September 26th was the date for The Family Conservancy’s annual Blue Carpet Event. Rykelle Seger from the Student Assistance Program was the featured speaker. Guests enjoyed delicious cocktails, dinner and silent and live auctions at Studio Dan Meiners.  The Martha Comment family was the honorary co-chairmen.

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Civics Honoring Day

Kansas City Young Matrons
On October 8th, The Kansas City Young Matrons celebrated Civics Honoring Day at their historic clubhouse. Past presidents and silver, life and honorary members were honored.  National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Kansas City Executive Director Guyla Stidman educated members about the services the organization provides to those who suffer from mental illness. KCYM will host The Magic Ball on January 15th, which will benefit NAMI UMKC.

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Ozanam’s Hollywood Holiday Gala

In The Spotlight 
Ozanam’s Hollywood Holiday Gala began 31 years ago as a small movie premier and has grown to host more than 800 guests. This year, the Gala will be held on December 4th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Mary and Tom Bloch are the honorary chairmen, and Carole and Bill Cobb will serve as chairmen. Larry Moore is the emcee. Guests will enjoy cocktails, dinner, a special performance by the Ozanam children, and a live auction.

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Short!

Nuptial
Emily Rhoades Perry and Lucas Charles Short were married on August 23rd at Village Presbyterian Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Melville Wilson Perry III of Prairie Village. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Charles Short of Hamilton, Kansas. The evening prior, a rehearsal dinner was held at Boulevard Brewery. Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a beautiful reception at Mission Hills Country Club. Megan Dixon served as the matron of honor.

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Centennial of the Great War

National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
September 27th was the date for a special event hosted by Mary Beth and Tom Butch at their beautiful home in Loch Lloyd in support of the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial in conjunction with the Centennial of the Great War. Tom serves as chairman of the board of trustees.

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