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The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri

Major League Support
The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri, has been a supporter of the Kansas City Zoo and its educational programs since 1967. Jazzoo was founded by the JLKCMO in 1990 as a fundraiser for the newly-developed Zoo Learning Fund. In honor of the JLKCMO’s 100th anniversary, the League gave the Zoo $1 million, which will be used to create the Zoo’s new cold water penguin exhibit.

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The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

October 12th is the date for The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art’s All Dressed Up gala at the Museum. Guests will enjoy delicious cocktails and fare from Cafe Sebastienne, a performance by the 14-piece jazz orchestra Vine Street Rumble, an opportunity to see the new exhibition, Dressed Up; and a late-night tent with food trucks and entertainment by DJ Ashton Martin. A Patrons’ Party will be held on September 26th at Kemper East.

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Vacation Vignette

Discovering the Louvre

Kelly Gardella and Molly Corless enjoyed a fabulous visit to the Louvre during St. Teresa’s Academy’s England-Paris trip.
Also featured in the September 21st issue 

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St. Teresa’s Academy

Shining Star
November 23rd is the date for St. Teresa’s Academy auction, You Are A Shining Star, to be held at the school.  Guests will enjoy a catered gourmet dinner from Garozzo’s Ristorante and live and silent auctions. A special raffle will be held with a grand prize of either a two-year lease on a new Toyota, a year of tuition at the Academy or $10,000. 
Also featured in the September 21st issue of The Independent 

Lena and Joe Runyan, co-chairmen; Nan Bone, St.

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Kansas City Tip-Off Event

Fighting Cancer
October 8th is the date for the sixth annual Kansas City Tip-Off Event  at Kansas City Municipal Auditorium. Proceeds from the event will support The American Cancer Society and its fight to eliminate cancer as a life-threatening disease.

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