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Name Dropping – The Jewel Ball

The ladies who lead the activities of The Jewel Ball each year share a very special bond, as well as a sense of humor, comfortable shoes and an enormous amount of respect for two cultural pillars of the Kansas City community – The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and the Kansas City Symphony.

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Jackson County CASA – Light of Hope Breakfast

April 5th was the date of Jackson County CASA’s 17th annual Light of Hope Breakfast at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. More than 1,100 guests enjoyed a presentation of the Teresa Rabideau Award for Volunteer Excellence to Mary Lampton and the Light of Hope Award to The Gould Charitable Foundation and The Giving Brick. Guest Speaker Legend Walker, who will soon be aging out of the foster care system, shared the difference that her CASA volunteer had on her life.

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National World War I Museum and Memorial – In Sacrifice for Liberty and Peace

On April 6th, dignitaries from more than 25 countries traveled to Our Town to witness In Sacrifice for Liberty and Peace: Centennial Commemoration of the U.S. Entry into World War I  at the National World War I Museum and Memorial.

Jeanne Glazer, Board Chairman Mark Jorgenson and Ann and Bob Regnier

Representatives of nations who fought against the United States or under whose flags the U.S. fought in WWI: Dr.

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Women’s Employment Network – 2017 Luncheon

April 4th was the date for the Women’s Employment Network’s 2017 Luncheon. State Street Kansas City was honored with the 2017 Beth K. Smith award for its outstanding commitment to the Women’s Employment Network. Lisa Ginter and Angela Hurt served as co-chairmen.

Co-chairmen Lisa Ginter and Angela Hurt flanked Sherry Turner, WEN.

Millie Edwards Nottingham wowed the crowd.

Kim Jones addressed the crowd.

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Congratulations, Laura & David!

Dr. and Mrs. Edward Joel Prostic of Mission Hills are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Michele Prostic, to David Jon Peetz, the son of Mr. and Mrs. David Jon Peetz of Spring Lake, New Jersey. The bride-to-be is a graduate of The Pembroke Hill School. She graduated cum laude from The University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor of arts degree in English and economics.

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