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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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Kansas City Symphony Alliance – 48th Symphony Designers’ Showhouse

The Kansas City Symphony Alliance will host the 48th Symphony Designers’ Showhouse until May 14th at 816 Gleed Terrace. The first Symphony Designers’ Showhouse was presented in 1970. The project has enabled the Kansas City Symphony Alliance to contribute more than five million dollars to the Kansas City Symphony.

The Interior Design Student Association at Johnson County Community College created the Mr. Homeowner’s office.

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Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy – Civic Service Award Celebration

More than 350 supporters of Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy celebrated its 51st year at the annual Civic Service Award Celebration, “Our Next Chapter.” The March 26th event was held at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Crosby Kemper III and Jonathan Kemper were honored for their work with the Kansas City Public Library. Elizabeth and Paul Uhlmann III were the chairmen of the special evening that featured cocktails, dinner and music.

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Congratulations, Lisa & Kelly!

Susan Virden Carpenter and Mr. Kirk Weldon Carpenter, both of Prairie Village, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Anne Carpenter, to Kelly Price McKee, the son of Margaret McKee of Fallbrook, California. Lisa is the granddaughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. Herbert Virden, the late Ruth Carpenter and the late Raymond Carpenter. She is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School. Lisa earned a bachelor of arts degree in communications from DePauw University.

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