Center Stage

Kansas City Zoo – Jazzoo

Trish and John Dorsey are serving as the chairmen of the Kansas City Zoo’s 28th annual Jazzoo. The June 2nd event will feature delicious bites from more than 80 local restaurants, fabulous entertainment on four stages and cocktails from 10 full and specialty bars.

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Open Options – Hats Off to Mothers

Cindy Pratt-Stokes is serving as the chairman of the Hats Off to Mothers luncheon on May 9th at the DoubleTree by Hilton. The event will recognize mothers who have demonstrated the remarkable ability to balance family life, personal achievement and service to our community. Proceeds support Open Options which provides support for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

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St. Teresa’s Academy – Academy 150 Gala

November 19th is the date for St. Teresa’s Academy’s Academy 150 Gala, which will celebrate 150 years of educating young women in Kansas City. Katie and Ryan Duffy and Denise and Dave Schloegel are serving as co-chairmen of the celebration to be held at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center.

(Front row) Nan Bone, St.

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Synergy Services – Stand Up for Synergy

Michelle and Ryan Brown are serving as the chairmen of the 10th annual Stand Up for Synergy on November 5th at the Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa. Comedian Paul Reiser, star of Steven Soderbergh’s new Amazon series, Red Oak, is the featured performer. Proceeds support Synergy Services’ vision of a world without family violence, abuse or neglect.

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