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Rock Chalk Ball

Jayhawks and Juleps
Laura and Todd Sutherland were the chairmen, and Steve Doocy, a 1979 KU graduate and host of Fox and Friends, served as the emcee of the 19th annual Rock Chalk Ball,¬† “Jayhawks and Juleps.” The Derby-style event was held by the KU Alumni Association and its Kansas City Chapter at the Overland Park Convention Center. Proceeds support the outreach programs of the Alumni Association.

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Back To The Future

Fabulous Phoenix
Julie and Trent Green were the honorary chairmen, and Ken Eidson served as the chairman of Phoenix Family’s 11th Annual Event, “Back To The Future.” The sold-out May 1st event was held at the Kansas City Convention Center. Jeanette Prenger was honored with the 2014 Clifton R. Cohn Distinguished Community Leader Award. Proceeds support Phoenix Family’s care for Our Town’s most vulnerable seniors, adults and children.

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Spring Luncheon

The Lyric Opera Circle 
The InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza was the setting for The Lyric Opera Circle’s Spring Luncheon on May 7th. Members enjoyed a lovely afternoon, featuring the passing of the gavel to the incoming president and the announcement of the new board members. A special 25-year membership pin was presented to Maureen Durwood.

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Boots & Bow Ties

The Coterie Theatre
April 30th was the date for The Coterie Theatre’s Boots & Bow Ties Table Host Party at the beautiful Rockhill home of Carol Costello. Guests enjoyed delicious wine, cheese and chocolate. Johyne Hamra is serving as chairman of Boots & Bow Ties, to be held on June 28th on the Crown Center Square.

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33rd Annual Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic

Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas
The 33rd Annual Ben and Betty Zarda Family Golf Classic, a benefit for Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas, was held on May 12th at Lake Quivira Country Club. More than 120 golfers enjoyed lunch, great golf, a dinner reception, and an awards ceremony. Proceeds from the event support a new Hope Distribution Center.

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