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Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary

Preserving the Past
On October 5th, the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary enjoyed Jeanne Richardson’s program, Antiques and Treasures, at the Army’s Divisional Headquarters. Many members brought special treasures to learn more about their history. 
Also featured in the November 30th issue of The Independent 

Jeanne Richardson, featured speaker; Donna Clark, Kay Roscoe, Major Sharon Smith, Joanne Kurre, and Louanne Cary

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Crittenton Children’s Center

Champions for Children
A Toast for the Children, an annual benefit for Crittenton Children’s Center, was held held on October 10th at Starlight Theatre. Dr. Gary D. Baker was honored for his extraordinary service and dedication to Crittenton. Proceeds from the event support mental health services and programs for area youth.

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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Committee of 100
October 8th was the date for The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art’s Committee of 100’s Celebratory Luncheon at the Museum. Mary Atterbury and Liz Uhlmann were the honorary co-chairmen, and Caroline McCallister and Stephanie Seigfreid were the chairmen of the event which featured guest speaker Charlotte Moss. 
Also featured in the November 3oth issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit:  Mary S.

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The Kansas City Ballet

Pointe the Way
October 11th was the date for The Kansas City Ballet’s Opening Night Party to kick off the 56th season. The event was held at the Belger Arts Center, and guests enjoyed delicious fare before being transported to the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts for The Kansas City Ballet’s fall performance.
Also featured in the November 30th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit:  Larry F.

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Truman Medical Centers

Eat Your Art Out
On November 4th, Truman Medical Centers held its first-ever Eat Your Art Out event at Webster House. Terri and Doug Curran served as the honorary chairmen. More than 300 guests enjoyed sumptuous fare, cocktails, live entertainment, and a biennial juried art exhibit of works created by local artists living with mental illness.

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