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Spofford’s Butterfly Gala
October 19th is the date for Spofford’s Butterfly Gala at the DoubleTree by Hilton. Janine and Doug Nickerson and  Dede and Paty Daves are serving as the co-chairmen. Guests will enjoy cocktails, dinner and silent and live auctions. Proceeds from the event will provide residential and community-based treatment for the children at Spofford.

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Cheers to Volunteers

Julia Poe
Julia Poe, Camp WIN team captain; helped provide a fun, safe and encouraging environment for Katie Plubell, camper; to enjoy new sports and fitness activities. Camp WIN was held from June 17th through 20th at Rockhurst University.
Also featured in the July 27th issue of The Independent

 
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Let the Good Times Roll

Jewel Ball Party
Jewel Ball debutantes, floor committee members and escorts rolled the dice and enjoyed a night of dancing during the Gatsby Casino Party. The affair was held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Margaret Schaff, Maddie Jurden, Maggie Frame, Anna Reintjes, Tori Taggart, Christine Tinsman, Emma Schaff, Caroline Savage, and Cassie Sterbenz were hosts.

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Jewel Ball Chairman

Margaret Hall Pence
The fifty-ninth Jewel Ball, a benefit for The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and the Kansas City Symphony, was held on June 15th at The Museum. Margaret Hall Pence (Mrs. William Keith Pence) served as the chairman. She wore an exclusive couture gown designed by Carlos Ramirez of Liancarlo.

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Gourmet Cuisine

Jewel Ball Party
June 5th was the date for a Jewel Ball Cooking Party. Grace Crowe and Mary Crowe and their families hosted the event at The Culinary Center of Kansas City. The debs enjoyed a delicious dinner and learned how to prepare a chocolate souffle for dessert. 
Also featured in the July 27th issue of The Independent

 
 
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