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Off to College

Congratulations, Class of 2013!
Join us in our proud send-off to the Class of 2013. We wish the best to these amazing students as they start their exciting journeys around the country this fall.
Also featured in the July 13th issue of The Independent

Courtney Claassen, University of Nebraska; and Caroline Chambers, University of Illinois
Aditya Joshi, Duke University; Zack Royle, Harvard University; and Tim Dunker, University of Missouri

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Terrific Trivia
Spofford recently hosted its first annual Trivia Night. More than 150 guests on 18 teams duked it out to be trivia champs for children with categories in pop culture, movies, one hit wonders, and more. The evening also featured an ’80s theme, silent auction, raffle, games, and delicious fare.

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The Kansas City Art Institute

Elegant Evening
June 1st was the date for The Kansas City Art Institute’s 2013 Art and Design Auction. Guests enjoyed a delicious buffet from Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions, and a performance by dancers from the Kansas City Ballet. Three silent auctions unfolded in the Dodge Building and a live auction took place on the patio of the KCAI Campus.  Mary and Richard Wetzel and Kathy and Mark Donovan were the co-chairmen.

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In the Spotlight

Janice Fischer
Janice Fischer has been a member of the Kansas City Young Matrons since 2003 and was recently named its president. She has held many positions with KCYM, including director of membership, director of programs, director of associate sustaining members, new members chairman, and ways and means chairman.

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Hall of Fame

The University of Kansas Hospital
June 5th was the date for The University of Kansas Hospital’s third annual Hall of Fame at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Former Kansas Governor Bill Graves received the Legacy Award and Mary and Dr. William Reed and Deanna and Greg Graves were honored with the Catalyst Awards. Lockton Companies and Standard Beverage Corporation received the Partner in Excellence Awards.

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