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Saint Luke’s South Hospital – Books & Boutiques

April 29th is the date for the ninth annual Books & Boutiques at the Overland Park Convention Center. Toni and Dr. Tony Zink and Kathy Richman-Wallace and Travis Wallace are the co-chairmen, and Lesley Stahl, CBS News’ 60 Minutes; is the keynote speaker. Proceeds support the care and comfort for patients and families at Saint Luke’s South Hospital.

Toni and Dr.

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21st annual Sugar Plum Fairy Children’s Ball

The 21st annual Sugar Plum Fairy Children’s Ball took place on December 5th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. After the festive luncheon, guests enjoyed the Kansas City Ballet’s magnificent Nutcracker. Kris Marriott Calovich was the chairman.

Michelle Davidson and Stella Bratcher

Emcee Christa Dubill addressed the guests.

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International Relations Council – 32nd Annual Awards Banquet

November 5th was the date for The International Relations Council’s 32nd Annual Awards Banquet. Henry Bloch and Noel Lateef were honored at the event that celebrated the 60th anniversary of the organization.

Anna Lambertson, International Relations Council; Noel Lateef, honoree; and Joy Stevenson

Audience members enjoyed the banquet.

Also featured in the January 9, 2016 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Larry F.

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Lyric Opera Circle – Holiday Luncheon

December 2nd was the date for the Lyric Opera Circle’s Holiday Luncheon at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Janet Bjerke and Jane Webster served as co-chairmen.

Sara Bower Youngblood and Barbara Spilker

Fran Gerritz, Sherilyn Seitz, Juliette Singer, and Michelle Fasel 

Amy Embry, Rachael Sabates and Susan Bubb

Additional photos featured in the January 9, 2016 issue and on The Insider 
Photo Credit: Larry F.

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