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The Symphony League – Holiday Luncheon

The Symphony League Holiday Luncheon was held at The American Restaurant on December 14th. Eight new members were introduced, and Outgoing President Susan Ahn passed the gavel to Incoming President Deborah DeBusk. Proceeds from the 2016 Symphony Ball were presented to Frank Byrne, Kansas City Symphony. Meg McDermott and Amy Greif served as the co-chairmen.

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The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts – Fifth Anniversary

The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts celebrated its fifth anniversary with a number of memorable events. On September 2nd, BravoKC kicked off the celebrations with a community-wide event attended by more than 10,000 people. Members of the Ensemble Business Mentorship Program enjoyed a reception on October 26th on the seventh floor balcony at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.

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The Women’s Foundation – Will Work For Change Luncheon

The Women’s Foundation’s Will Work For Change Luncheon was held on December 2nd at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. The special event kicked off the organization’s 25th anniversary year. The day began with the second annual He’s For Change Breakfast, which included members of the Foundation’s Girls Leadership Program with their male role models, as well as men in Our Town who are working for change.

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The Jewel Ball – 2017 Chairman

Nancy Dreyer Sachse (Mrs. Mark Joseph Sachse) will serve as the chairman of the 2017 Jewel Ball, to be held on June 17th at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Nancy is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Charles Dreyer II. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jack Louis Snyder and the late Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Wolff Dreyer. Nancy was a Jewel Ball debutante in 1981.

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Congratulations, Jenny & Tommy!

Mr. and Mrs. George Joseph McLiney III of Our Town are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Paumalu McLiney, to Thomas Oliver Keenan, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mathew David Keenan of Leawood. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. Harald Maximilian Peter of Munich, Germany, the late Harriett Dale Hanson and Mr. and Mrs. George Joseph McLiney, Jr. of Our Town. Jenny is a graduate of St. Teresa’s Academy.

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