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The Barstow School – Barstow on Bourbon Street

Barstow on Bourbon Street, a New Orleans-themed auction, was held on February 25th at The Ritz Charles. Parents, grandparents, alumni, and friends of The Barstow School enjoyed silent auctions, live music, dinner, and a Social Club. Jann Stevens-Moore and Heidi Whitehill served as the co-chairmen. Proceeds support Barstow’s Annual Fund.

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KidsTLC – Pour for More

April 28th is the date for Pour for More, a signature cocktail event benefiting KidsTLC. Kerri Frazier and Julie Houts are serving as the co-chairmen. Guests will explore the Museum’s galleries, enjoy delicious food and drink from Cafe Sebastienne, bid on unique, custom bar carts, and dance to live music from D.J. Mike Scott.

Kerri Frazier and Julie Houts, co-chairmen

Also featured in the April 1, 2017 issue 
Photo Credit: J.

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HALO ArtReach Auction

Jody and Bryan Albers and Sarah Strnad were the honorary co-chairmen for the 12th Annual HALO ArtReach Auction, “This is my story. Will you listen?” The February 24th event featured orphan artwork from around the world and artwork from nationally-recognized artists. 

Artist William Buchina’s “Reaching Summits” was inspired by HALO Child Gerald. HALO volunteers Amy Van Drunen, Sara Barati and Julianne Delessio displayed artwork during the live auction.

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Spotlight on Centurions – Father Justin Mathews

Father Justin Mathews is a Centurion, class of 2018. He serves on the steering committee and is a member of the Law and Order Task Force. Father Justin is the priest at St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Christian Church and the executive director at Reconciliation Services. Father Justin is a passionate community builder, committed to serving the area surrounding 31st and Troost, where he lives with his wife Jodi and their sons, Elias, Asher and Hayden.

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Congratulations, Betsy & John!

Mr. and Mrs. George Willard Morris, Jr. of Prairie Village are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Gray Morris, to John Robert McGovern, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Charles McGovern of Warsaw, Missouri. Betsy is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in international studies from Baylor University. Betsy was a Jewel Ball debutante in 2009. She is a member of Chi Omega sorority.

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