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Festive Affair
November 14th is the date for ReDiscover’s 45th Celebration to be held at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Jo Ann Field and Judy and Doug Hall are the honorary co-chairmen, and Melinda Petet is serving as the chairman. The event will feature cocktails, a delectable dinner, silent and live auctions, and a performance by Jennifer Holliday, the original Dreamgirls star; who will share her story of recovery from clinical depression.

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The Kansas City Club

A Night of Knowledge 
The Kansas City Club’s 1212 Trivia Night was held on March 26th. Guests enjoyed answering fun questions, drinking libations and digging into a taco bar. Proceeds supported Cristo Rey Kansas City.
Also featured in the May 3rd issue of The Independent 

(Clockwise from left) Adam Courtney, Rich Canale, Jonathan Sternberg, Dave Wimberly, Austin Paul, Brian Goldman, Ashley Rose, and Ashley Vaughn

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Benevolent Benefactors

Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute
Members of the Marion and Henry Bloch family were honored on February 25th at a renaming celebration for the Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute. The Bloch family has had a longstanding history of board involvement and supporting Saint Luke’s Hospital programs, including an historic $12 million gift to the Hospital last December.

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Congratulations Hillary & William!

Mr. and Mrs. James Lenuel Mullin II of Lenexa are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Hillary Elaine Mullin, to William Chase Daniel, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Wayne Daniel of Southlake, Texas. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Herschel Lavoy Manuel of Lenexa and the late Mr. Manuel and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Ross Mullin of Lenexa. Hillary is a graduate of Mill Valley High School in Shawnee, Kansas.

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Crescendo 2014

Crescendo 2014 will be held at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts on November 7th. Deanna and Greg Graves are the honorary chairmen, and Katherine and Jim Schorgl are serving as the chairmen. Proceeds from the event will benefit the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance.

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