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The Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City

Awards Luncheon

       Mike and Karen Herman, honorary chairmen

The Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City’s 20th Annual Grants Awards Luncheon will be held on December 7th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Karen and Mike Herman will serve as the honorary chairmen, and Martina Navratilova is the keynote speaker.
Also featured in the November 10th issue of The Independent

 
 
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In the Spotlight

2013 Lyric Opera Ball

The Lyric Opera Circle will present The 2013 Lyric Opera Ball, “The Phantom Ball,” on April 19th at Bartle Hall. Anne and Howard Elsberry are the honorary chairmen, and Barbara Spilker is serving as the chairman. Guests will enjoy breathtaking ambiance, magnificent music and entertainment, dinner and dancing, and a premier silent auction.

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St. Teresa’s Academy Auction

Swinging On A Star

St. Teresa’s Academy Auction, Swinging on a Star, swings into town on November 17th. Larry Moore will be the emcee. Auction organizers met recently to finalize preparations for the annual gala, which includes a gourmet dinner and live and silent auctions.
Also featured in the November 10th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit:  Chris Wilborn

(Seated) Nan Bone, St.

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The Gift of Hope, A Night of Giving

Philanthropic Benefit Ball 2012-2013

The Gift of Hope, A Night of Giving will be held on January 26th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown hosted by Kansas City Young Matrons. The evening will include cocktails, a sit-down dinner, a live auction and dancing to KOKOMO. Proceeds will support Hope Faith Ministries, a day center for the homeless serving 900 to 1,200 individuals each day. Kay and Mike Cillessen and Sandy and Matt Miller are the honorary co-chairmen.

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The Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City

A Good Foundation

       Linda Jordan, incoming board president

Linda Jordan was elected recently to become the new Board President for The Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City. Linda is excited to provide leadership for the Foundation toward its mission to enhance and improve financial self-sufficiency in a comprehensive way for women and girls in our community.

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