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Tutera Senior Living & Health Care

Expansion and Renovation
Tutera Senior Living & Health Care recently broke ground on a $7.5 million expansion and renovation of Stratford Commons. The 34,0000 square foot expansion of Stratford Commons will include 38 new private suites, four couples suites, a rehabilitation gym, a new dining venue, and other amenities. The newly-expanded, single-story facility will adjoin the existing 29,000 square foot memory care community.

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G30 Gala

Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey
October 25th was the date for the Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey’s 30th Anniversary G30 Gala at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Sandra and Dr. Willie Lawrence and Anita and Gary Robb were the honorary co-chairmen, and Niki Lee Donawa and Nicole Corbett Wang served as the co-chairmen. Julia Irene Kauffman is the 30th Anniversary honorary chairman.

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BOTAR Night at the Royal

A Royal Thank You
The BOTAR organization wanted to show its appreciation to volunteers and their families at the BOTAR Night at the Royal on September 26th at the American Royal Complex. Stacy Curtis and Bridget Hoffman served as the co-chairmen.

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Mad Hatter Party

Kansas City Ballet Guild
By order of the queen of hearts, the Kansas City Ballet Guild kicked off the year with a new member Mad Hatter Party at the beautiful home of Susan Bubb. Members old and new donned festive hats, “Alice” attire and enjoyed bites from Gourmet Grocer, Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions and cookies from Brown Sugar Bakes.¬†
Also featured in the November 15th issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit: Larry F.

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Serving from the Heart Gala

Sisters, Servants of Mary
The Serving from the Heart Gala was held on October 4th at Church of the Ascension. Mary and Mike Sullivan served as chairmen. More than 500 guests enjoyed the evening benefitting The Sisters, Servants of Mary who provide private nursing to the sick and terminally ill in Our Town free of charge.

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