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Harvester’s Chef Classic

Feeding the Hungry
June 29th is the date for Harvester’s Chef Classic to be held at The American Restaurant. Kent Sunderland is serving as honorary chairman and Michael Corvino, The American Restaurant; is the host chef. The visiting chefs are Gregory Gourdet, Departure Restaurant, Portland, Oregon; Gavin Kaysen, Cafe Boulud, New York City; and Stephanie Prida, Manresa, Los Gatos, California. The local chefs are Ryan Brazeal, novel; Colby Garrelts, Bluestem and Rye; and Debbie Gold.

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JiaoJiao Shen

A passionate Arthritis Foundation volunteer and board member, JiaoJiao Shen is willing to emcee any event, including Art for Arthritis, the Walk to Cure Arthritis and Commitment to a Cure. JiaoJiao’s commitment to the fight against arthritis is very inspiring. 
Also featured in the May 17th issue of The Independent 

 
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Henry James Golden

Crib Note
A handsome baby boy named Henry James Golden arrived on March 29th to proud parents Lauren Gyllenborg Golden and Justin Golden of Leawood. Henry arrived 17 days early because he did not want to miss his big sister Daphne’s second birthday party! He weighed seven pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long. Henry has blue eyes and brown hair. His delighted grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. John Gyllenborg of Leawood, Sherry Golden of Norman, Oklahoma, and Mr. and Mrs.

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Pawtini Gala

Forever Friends 
Great Plains SPCA’s Pawtini Gala, “Seeing Spots,” was held on March 29th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Ann Jandl and Debbie Ward served as co-chairmen of the event that featured cocktails, dinner, live and silent auctions, and dancing.

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Strength and Courage

November 7th is the date for the March of Dimes’ Nurse of the Year Awards to be held at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. The event recognizes nurses from a variety of nursing practice settings whose strength, courage and perseverance advance their profession. Karen L. Miller, The University of Kansas School of Nursing; is the honorary chairman, and Tammy Peterman, The University of Kansas Hospital; is serving as the chairman.

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