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Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey – Gala

Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey (KCFAA) hosted New York’s Ailey II in a weeklong residency from September 27th to October 1st. KCFAA’s Gala took place at the Folly Theater on September 30th and honored Bunni Copaken as this year’s Janet K. Miller Award recipient.

Ailey II dancers

Board Member and Founder Allan S.

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Congratulations, Maggie & Scott!

Mr. and Mrs. William Paul Straeter III of Leawood are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Margaret Allen Straeter, to Scott Henry Schoenfeld, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Kemp Schoenfeld of Mission Hills. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Roger Davies and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Straeter, Jr. Maggie is a graduate of Notre Dame de Sion High School. She earned a bachelor of science degree in nursing from The University of Kansas.

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Derrick Dydell

Derrick Dydell started volunteering for The Whole Person in September of 2014 and has held many roles since. He is the go-to guy for anything that needs to be done, including moving furniture at events, advocating with consumers in Jefferson City, assisting with voter registration activities, and much more.

Cecilia Singletary and Derrick Dydell enjoyed The Whole Person’s celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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