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The Lyric Opera Circle

Fall Festivities
The Lyric Opera Circle’s Annual Fall Luncheon was held at The Carriage Club. Members enjoyed a fascinating talk by Don Dagenais about women’s roles in opera. Bonne and Cliff Illig are the honorary chairmen of the 2014 Lyric Opera Ball, and Jeanette Prenger is serving as the chairman.

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Brookside Mothers’ Association

End of Summer
On September 14th, the Brookside Mothers’ Association held its annual end of summer celebration, One Last Margarita Party, at Element in Brookside. Proceeds support The Children’s Place and its mission to serve the needs of the youngest victims of abuse and neglect in Kansas City.

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26th Annual Holiday Mart

Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri
Thousands of eager shoppers will once again head to Bartle Hall from October 17th through 20th for the Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri’s 26th annual Holiday Mart, which will celebrate a century of service. During the course of the last 100 years, the League has worked with more than 350 community partners in Our Town to provide $14 million in funding and 2.2 million volunteer hours.

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Congratulations Emily and Gallagher!

Engagement 
Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Kenneth Walkup of Overland Park are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Elise Walkup, to Kevin Gallagher Ring, the son of Dr. and Mrs. Kevin Francis Ring of Mission Hills. Emily is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Cassius O. Miller, Jr. and the late Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Walkup. She is a graduate of Notre Dame de Sion High School.

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