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Johnson County Library Foundation – Library Lets Loose

On October 15th, the Johnson County Library Foundation’s first annual Library Lets Loose event took place at the library, celebrating the Foundation’s 20th anniversary. The sold-out crowd enjoyed works by artists, musicians, libations, and a delicious repast. Proceeds support library programs and collections.

Fred and Carol Logan toasted to 20 years of the Johnson County Library Foundation.

Nick Ward Bopp enjoyed the party.

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest, a benefit for Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas and its 43rd annual Snow Ball, was held on October 22nd at the Lake Quivira Sailing Dock. Franny and Lane Boland, Amy and Kevin Kentfield, Christy and Joe Heller, Mel and Pat McAnany, and Lisa and Tray Vedock were the hosts.

Anita and Tim Link

Mary Sarah, special guest; with Jon and Christi Stewart

Jim and Mary Kay Lauterwasser flanked Joe Heller.

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KCU – Cliffhanger Run and Centennial Birthday Party

The Cliffhanger Run and Centennial Birthday Party were held on October 8th for Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. More than 1,000 runners participated in the run on Cliff Drive, followed by a birthday party featuring food, lawn games, entertainment, and more.

Face painters, balloon artists and Pop-Up Charlie entertained kids in the Artists’ Tent.

Participants enjoyed the special event that featured wonderful games to play.

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Kansas City Jazz Orchestra – Annual Meeting

September 28th was the date for the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra’s Annual Meeting at the beautiful home of Linda and Gene Hall. The board of directors, honorary board members and special guests enjoyed cocktails and dinner and toasted the upcoming season.

Jon Goodman, board member; Nancy and Charley Jensen and Jill Adams

Dorene Shipley, Kansas City Jazz Orchestra; and Dr.

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