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Kansas City Tip-Off
March 1st is the date for Kansas City’s Medicine Cabinet’s sixth annual Kansas City Tip-Off. Mel Lagarde and Kevin Hicks are the honorary co-chairmen. Guests will enjoy a performance by Thompson Square, winners of the 2012 and 2013 Academy of Country Music Award for Vocal Duo of the Year; at the Uptown Theatre.

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Angels of the Children’s Place Gala

Hope for the Future
April 4th is the date for the Angels of the Children’s Place Gala. Nancy and Steve Hooley are serving as honorary chairmen of the event which will be held at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Guests will enjoy cocktails, dinner, a live auction, and dancing. 
Also featured in the December 7th issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit: Charles Welborn

Nancy and Steve Hooley, honorary chairmen

 
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WIN for KC

Women’s Sports Awards Celebration

Christine Kemper is the chairman for WIN for KC’s 20th Annual Women’s Sports Awards Celebration. The event will be held on January 31st at the Sheraton Kansas City at Crown Center. Five local female athletes will be honored for their achievements as well as local high school female state champions. The luncheon will kick off a year long celebration of the 20th anniversary of WIN for KC.

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2014 Lyric Opera Ball

The Lyric Opera Circle
“Diamonds are Forever,” is the theme of The 2014 Lyric Opera Ball, presented by The Lyric Opera Circle. Bonne and Cliff Illig are the honorary chairmen, and Jeanette Prenger is serving as the chairman. The grand event will be held on April 12th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.

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The Kansas City Repertory Theatre

A Fearless Fête
The Kansas City Repertory Theatre will celebrate 50 years of groundbreaking theatre at A Fearless Fête 2014 on May 30th at the Spencer Theatre. Deanna and Greg Graves are serving as the honorary chairmen of the event which will feature performance  highlights from the past five decades, games and commemorative events, a live auction, creative cocktails, luscious hors d’oeuvres, and dancing.  
Also featured in the November 16th issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit: J.

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