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Stems: A Garden Soirée

Nectar of the Gods
June 28th is the date for the Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park’s Stems: A Garden Soirée. Co-chairmen Linda and DeWayne Bridges recently opened their beautiful home to board members and committee members to preview a tasting from the two wineries that will be featured at Stems, Dos Puentes and Don Manuel Villafañe. Josh Mitchem is also serving as co-chairman of the event.

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Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy

April 6th was the date for the Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy’s Civic Service Award Dinner at the Overland Park Convention Center. Bari Freiden and Michael Klein were the honorary co-chairmen, and Susan and Nate Bergman served as the chairmen. More than 500 guests enjoyed the “Seeding the Future” themed-event that honored Dr. Irene Bettinger, and Julye Rose received the John Weil Uhlmann Young Leadership Award.

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Speaking of Women’s Health Conference

Mind Body Spirit
Join Shawnee Mission Medical Center and Co-Chairmen Mary Jo O’Byrne, Diane O’Byrne and Caitlin O’Byrne at the Speaking of Women’s Health Conference, to be held on October 3rd at the Overland Park Convention Center. As Our Town’s premier women’s health education program, the conference is designed to educate women to make informed decisions about the health and well-being of themselves and their families.

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Cristo Rey Kansas City

A Star is Born
March 29th was the date for Cristo Rey Kansas City’s Dancing with the Kansas City Stars at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Ryane Delka, Larkin O’Keefe, Jenny Murphy, Stann Tate, Dr. Valerie Chow, Chris Hernandez, Rick Jones, and Kevin Ryan, along with their Allegro Ballroom partners, performed for more than 1,000 guests. Cathy and Dr. Gregory Fox were the honorary chairmen, and Lisa Shadid and Mary Ann Woodward served as the co-chairmen.

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