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2014 Lyric Opera Ball

You Only Live Once
Be daring at the 2014 Lyric Opera Ball, presented by the Lyric Opera Circle, to be held on April 12th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Auction Co-chairmen Kimberlee Ried and Karen Yungmeyer and their committee have garnered lots of fabulous auction items, sure to please Our Town’s Bond-lovers.
For a full list of auction items, be sure to check out the March 22, 2014 issue.

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Saint Luke’s Foundation

It will be a shoppers’ paradise at the Saint Luke’s Foundation’s seventh annual Books & Boutiques, to be held on April 4th at the Overland Park Convention Center. Guests will enjoy a delicious lunch, shopping and a fashion show. Marlo Thomas is the featured speaker of the event which will benefit the Emergency Department at Saint Luke’s South Hospital.

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Everyone Wins When Cancer Loses.

2014 Man & Woman of the Year 
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Mid-America Chapter’s 2014 Man & Woman of the Year winners will be announced at the Grand Finale on May 29th at Kansas City Marriott Downtown. For the next 10 weeks, the 22 candidates will raise funds to reach their goal of $500,000. Each dollar counts as one vote. Voting begins March 20th. Vote for your favorite candidate at www.mwoy.org/kc.

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American Heart Association

In the Spotlight 
April 25th is the date for the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women Half Day For Your Heart to be held at the Overland Park Convention Center. Dana Abraham and Trish Walker are serving as the co-chairmen. Guests will enjoy a delicious lunch, health expo, silent purse auction, education information, and speakers focused on women’s health issues.

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Congratulations, Mr. and Mrs. Steele!

Nuptial 
Kristen Leigh Briggs and Stephen Douglas Steele were married on August 3rd at Cherry Hills Country Club in Denver, Colorado. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Briggs of Olathe. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Fenwick of Larned, Kansas, Mr. and Mrs. Reed Peters of Larned, Kansas, and Mrs. Kenneth Briggs of Independence, Missouri, and the late Mr. Briggs. Her groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kendall Steele of Phoenix, Arizona.

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