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The Angels of the Children’s Place Gala

The Children’s Place
The Angels of the Children’s Place Gala will be held on April 10th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Diane and Bill Clarkson are the honorary chairmen. Proceeds will benefit the youngest survivors of abuse, neglect and trauma that are served by The Children’s Place.

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Red Hot Night

Children’s Mercy Hospital
The 11th annual Red Hot Night will be held on Valentine’s Day in the Grand Ballroom at the Kansas City Convention Center. Colleen Dougherty Euteneuer and Joe Euteneuer are the honorary chairmen, and Kurt Manske and Braden Perry are serving as the co-chairmen. Proceeds support Children’s Mercy Hospital.

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Romantic Revels

Heart of America Shakespeare Festival
Bernadette and Dr. Scott Ashcraft are serving as the chairmen of Romantic Revels, a benefit for the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival. The February 14th event will be held at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Partygoers will enjoy signature martinis, premium auction items, a dinner, and dancing until midnight.  
Also featured in the December 6th issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit: Fixation Media

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Magic Ball “Do You Believe in Magic”

In The Spotlight 
January 17th is the date for the Kansas City Young Matrons’ Magic Ball. “Do You Believe in Magic” is the theme of the event to be held at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. UMKC Chancellor Leo Morton is the honorary chairman, and Janet Bjerke and Mary Beth Hershey are serving as the co-chairmen. Guests will enjoy cocktails, dinner, a raffle, a live auction, and dancing to the music of KOKOMO. A Patrons’ Party will be held on January 15th at Three Points.

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Spooktacular Halloween Party

Hope House
October 26th was the date for a Spooktacular Halloween Party at the beautiful home of Brenda and Bob Aylward. Friends and family arrived in costume and enjoyed 12 stunning Halloween tablescapes that were created by Brenda. The festive gathering supports Hope House and its mission to help those affected by domestic violence.

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