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St. Teresa’s Academy: We Thank Our Lucky Stars

Anne and Kevin Connor, Ann and Joe Hodes and Melissa and David Skeens are serving as the co-chairmen of St. Teresa’s Academy auction, We Thank Our Lucky Stars. The November 21st event will be held at the school. Guests will enjoy cocktails, a gourmet dinner catered by Garõzzo’s Ristorante, more than 800 exciting silent and live auction items, and a fantastic raffle.

Kevin and Anne Connor and Melissa and David Skeens, co-chairmen; Nan Bone, St.

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Women’s Foundation

Lively Luncheon
December 4th is the date for the Women’s Foundation’s Annual Luncheon, to be held at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Arianna Huffington, chairman, president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group; is the featured speaker. The mission of the Women’s Foundation is to promote equality and opportunity for women of all ages, using philanthropy, research and policy solutions and make meaningful change. 

Co-chairmen Steven L.

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Johnson County Fall Forum

MOCSA
Sarah and Jon Baum are the honorary chairmen for MOCSA’s annual Johnson County Fall Forum on October 7th at the Overland Park Marriott.

Honorary Chairmen Jon and Sarah Baum

Also featured in the September 5, 2015 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: David Remley

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Saint Luke’s Foundation

Boo Ball
October 24th is the date for Saint Luke’s Foundation’s Boo Ball. The sixth annual event will take place at Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center, and guests will enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres and HOWL 2 GO dueling piano entertainment. Proceeds will support the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Saint Luke’s East Hospital.

Boo Ball Committee: (Seated) Keri Matthew, Lauri Meyer, J.J.

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Stand Up for Synergy

Loads Of Laughs
Janine Akers and Ryan Anderson are serving as co-chairmen of the ninth annual Stand Up for Synergy on November 7th at the Improv Comedy Club at Zona Rosa. Billy Gardell, star of the CBS television show Mike and Molly, is the featured performer. Proceeds support domestic violence prevention, shelter and support for children, women and families at Synergy Services.

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