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The Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City

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The Women’s Foundation’s 15th Annual Golf Classic will take place on August 25th at Oakwood Country Club. Valerie Coyazo and Sharon Cruz are serving as co-chairmen of this 18-hole, all-women tournament.
Also featured in the July 12th issue of The Independent 

Valerie Coyazo and Sharon Cruz, co-chairmen

 
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In the Spotlight

The Kansas City Young Matrons
The Kansas City Young Matrons’ new president is Peggy Beal. Peggy has been a member of KCYM since 2004, and has held many positions including president-elect, director of administration, director of programs, treasurer, and project coordinator for the Gillis Christmas Store. KCYM’s Do You Believe in Magic? Gala will be held on January 24th at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Proceeds will benefit the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

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Joshua Brewster

Joshua Brewster grew up in Our Town and graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in communications from Saint Louis University and earned an MBA from Rockhurst University. He works at Trozzolo Communications Group as account vice president. Joshua is a member of the Centurions, Class of 2014. He volunteers at St. Elizabeth School and Ronald McDonald House Charities. Joshua spends his free time coaching and watching his kids’ sports teams.

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45th Symphony Designers’ Showhouse

The Kansas City Symphony Alliance
The Designers of the 45th Symphony Designers’ Showhouse were celebrated recently at the Designers’ Toast Party 2014. The Kansas City Symphony Alliance has hosted the longest-running, continuous Showhouse event in the country. This year’s stunning design work was featured at 1246 West 59th Street.

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Fur Ball Gala

Wayside Waifs
May 10th was the date for Wayside Waifs annual Fur Ball Gala at the Overland Park Convention Center. The score card of fun included an all-star “tail”gate, dinner, silent and live auctions, and adorable puppies and kittens. More than 1,000 guests attended the sold-out baseball themed event, “Our Waifs Are in a League of Their Own.

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