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St. Teresa’s Academy

Golf Classic 
Laureen and Bob Caffarelli and Kelly and Willie Lanier are serving as the co-chairmen of the 15th annual St. Teresa’s Academy Golf Classic. The event will be held on May 5th at The Country Club of Leawood. Golfers will enjoy a continental breakfast, beverages, lunch, special event and team prizes, and an individual player gift.

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The Vodka Martini Event: AUDIENTIA

Classic Cocktail
 Christina and David Bernstein were the honorary chairmen and Susan Bernstein Luetje and Chucker Luetje served as the chairmen of The Vodka Martini Event: AUDIENTIA, a benefit for the Saint Luke’s Midwest Ear Institute. The February 21st gala was held at 28 Event Space. Partygoers enjoyed vodka martinis paired with delicious cuisine and incredible entertainment by QUIXOTIC.

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Boots & Bow Ties

Home On The Range
June 28th is the date for Boots & Bow Ties, a benefit celebrating 35 years of The Coterie Theatre. Guests will boot scoot onto the Crown Center Square and enjoy cocktails, dinner and a country cabaret. Johyne Hamra is serving as the chairman, and Beth Ingram, Laurie and Chip Ingram and Jill Ingram Reynolds are the honorary co-chairmen.

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Powell Gardens

Can You Dig It?
The 11th annual Under a Blue Moon: Garden Party and Rare Plant Auction will be held on June 8th at Powell Gardens. Norma Sutherland will serve as the honorary chairman, and Mary Ann Powell and Arlyn Silvey are the co-chairmen. Proceeds benefit children’s educational programs at the Gardens.
Also featured in the April 5th issue of The Independent 

Mary Ann Powell and Arlyn Silvey, co-chairmen; flanked Norma Sutherland, honorary chairman.

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In the Spotlight

The Salvation Army is pleased to announce that former First Lady Mrs. George W. Bush will be the keynote speaker at its 2014 Civic Luncheon. A member of The Salvation Army’s National Advisory Board, Mrs. Bush has championed key issues in the fields of education, health care and human rights.

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