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Hall of Fame Dinner and Awards Celebration

The University of Kansas Hospital
The InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza was the site for The University of Kansas Hospital’s fourth annual Hall of Fame Dinner and Awards Celebration. More than 360 guests enjoyed the June 10th event. The awards recognized individuals and organizations that share the hospital’s vision and whose leadership, advocacy and philanthropy have contributed to its success.

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Dustin “Jensen” Adams

Dustin “Jensen” Adams is a member of the Centurions, Class of 2014. Jensen works for the Kansas City Public Schools in a newly created role as the districtwide Energy and Sustainability Manager. For the last decade, he has worked with federal, state and local government and regional energy utilities to administer innovative energy-efficiency programs.

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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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