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Treads & Threads
The University of Kansas Hospital’s Treads & Threads gala will roar into the Kansas Speedway on September 7th. Tavia and Clark Hunt are the honorary chairmen, and Deanna and Greg Graves are the chairmen. Grammy award winners Huey Lewis and the News will have everyone dancing until midnight. Guests will enjoy gourmet restaurant fare and specialty beverages. Larry Moore will serve as emcee for the 11th year.

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Kansas City Young Matrons
Betsy McAnany Vossman is the new president for the Kansas City Young Matrons. Betsy is a native of Our Town and has been a member of KCYM since 2003, holding several positions within the organization for many years. KCYM is busy planning Magic Ball 2013, which will benefit Hope Faith Ministries. Betsy and her husband, Roger, have three children and three grandchildren.

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Harriman-Jewell Series
The Harriman-Jewell Series will celebrate its 48th Season with Prelude on September 24th at Indian Hills Country Club. Linda and Dr. Burnell Landers are the honorary chairmen, and Gretchen Jacobson is the chairman. Guests will enjoy an elegant dinner, silent auction and a performance by violinist Itamar Zorman. Proceeds will benefit the Harriman-Jewell Series’ mission to present the best of the performing arts to Our Town.

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Symphony League
The Symphony League of Kansas City, Missouri, will present The Symphony Ball, “Fountains of Music,” on September 8th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Jill and Donald Hall, Jr., are the honorary chairmen and Miki Christophersen will serve as chairmen. The elegant evening will begin with cocktails and a silent auction followed by a gourmet dinner. The Kansas City Symphony, under the direction of Maestro Michael Stern, will perform.

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Red Shoe Shindig
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City will host the Red Shoe Shindig on September 8th at Arrowhead Stadium’s North Club. Kathy and Mark Donovan are the honorary chairmen. Guests will enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, silent and live auctions, live entertainment by  Bali Root, and fabulous red footwear.

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