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Opening Ceremonies

Saint Luke’s Hospice House
Saint Luke’s leaders, donors, physicians, and friends gathered for the official ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Saint Luke’s Hospice House on July 19th. The evening prior, an intimate chapel dedication service was held for the family and friends of Marilyn Lacey McMullen, for whom the chapel is named.

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Sheffield Place

Off the Wall
Sheffield Place’s Off the Wall art event will be held on October 24th at Drexel Hall. Guests will enjoy a buffet supper, a silent auction featuring original art by area artists, the creation of art live for auction, and entertainment. Andrea and Steve Bough are the honorary chairmen, and Skyler Phelps is serving as the chairmen.

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30th Annual Hollywood Holiday Gala

December 5th is the date for Ozanam’s 30th Annual Hollywood Holiday Gala to be held at the Sheraton Kansas City at Crown Center. Guests will enjoy live and silent auctions, an elegant dinner and performances by the Ozanam children. Rita and Lamar Hunt, Jr. are the honorary chairmen, and Karen and Chuck Peters are serving as the chairmen. Larry Moore will serve as the emcee. Proceeds from the event will provide programs and services for the children at Ozanam.

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Engagement

Congratulations Stacy and Lawrence!
Mrs. Anthony Francis Porto, Jr. of Leawood is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter, Stacy Ann, to Lawrence Douglas Bernabe, Jr., the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Douglas Bernabe, Sr. of St. Louis, Missouri. Stacy is the daughter of the late Dr. Anthony Francis Porto, Jr. Stacy is a graduate of St. Teresa’s Academy.

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Insider Tip

Sunflower Gift Packaging
Margaret Hartnett of Sunflower Gift Packaging recommends personalized hot-stamped gift boxes to add a special touch of thanks with a present. Giving wine as a gift? Be sure to include a beautiful gift bag or box specifically made to fit a bottle of wine. Sunflower Gift Packaging carries boxes that can fit one, two or even three bottles of wine.

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