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Brilliant Jewell

Opening Convocation Ceremony
On September 6th, William Jewell College celebrated the beginning of its academic year with an Opening Convocation Ceremony on the campus quad. Jill and Marshall Dean, Jr. and Jean and Don Wagner were awarded the William F. Yates Medallion for Distinguished Service. The event concluded with the dedication of the Pryor Learning Commons, a $15 million collaborative learning center that opened for students in August.

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KC Dance Day

Dance Fever
On August 24th, the Kansas City Ballet presented its third annual KC Dance Day at the Todd Bolender Center. The day featured performances, classes, giveaways, and food trucks. 
Also featured in the October 19th issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit: Brett Pruitt and East Market Studios

The Creative Movement class was a hit with the children.

Chinese dancers performed for the guests.

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12th Annual Treads & Threads

The University of Kansas Hospital
On September 6th, The University of Kansas Hospital’s 12th annual Treads & Threads gala came roaring into the Kansas Speedway. Proceeds from the event support personalized cancer care at The University of Kansas Cancer Center, the region’s only National Cancer Institute-designated center.

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In the Spotlight

JCRB | AJC Human Relations Dinner

November 24th is the date for the Jewish Community Relations Bureau | American Jewish Committee’s Human Relations Dinner  at the Sheraton Kansas City at Crown Center. This year’s Henry W. Bloch Human Relations Award will be presented to James B. Nutter, Sr., who has shown commitment and dedication to justice and the welfare of our community.

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Tea Time

2013 Community Ball and Cotillion
The Cedar Creek Swim and Racquet Club was the setting for the Mothers’ Tea for the 2013 Community Ball and Cotillion of the Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties. The beautiful gown that will be worn by the young ladies at the 63rd annual Ball was unveiled. The Ball will be held on December 7th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.  Julie and Trent Green are the honorary chairmen.

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