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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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Congratulations, Kathryn & Chris!

Debora H. Field and David J. Orlowski of Mission Hills are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn Elizabeth Orlowski, to Christopher Ray Jones, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kevin R. Jones of Mission Hills. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Richard M. Orlowski of Prairie Village and the late Mr. Orlowski and the late Mr. and Mrs. George W. Field. Kathryn is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School.

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Crittenton Children’s Center – Toast for the Children

Crittenton Children’s Center celebrated its 120th anniversary at Toast for the Children on October 20th at Union Station Kansas City. Mariel Hemingway was the special guest speaker. She recently released two memoirs in conjunction with National Mental Awareness Month, Out Came The Sun and Invisible Girl. Proceeds support mental health services and programs for area youth struggling to overcome traumatic life experiences and mental illness.

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Susan Walker

Susan Walker has a very humble and happy approach to community service. Susan and her team of volunteers have been essential to the growth of Community LINC’s Rent Party event. She has also been instrumental in coordinating organization leadership and facilitating discussions surrounding the Karen and Hank Herrmann Humanitarian Award.

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