Event Extras

Benedictine College

Raven Spirit
Lené Westerman and Joan Koechner Charbonneau and Stephen Charbonneau served as the co-chairmen of the Benedictine College Scholarship Ball. The February 22nd event was held at the Overland Park Convention Center. Patricia Kearney Elder and the founding members of the Benedictine Raven Soccer Boosters were honored with the Cross of the Order of St. Benedict.

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Wayside Waifs

Night of Sisterhood
Members of Wayside Waif’s Purr Gamma Bark sorority gathered on February 12th at the beautiful home of Susan Sight. Guests enjoyed shopping for sorority spirit wear, singing the official sorority song and planning fun fall events. Each of the sisters donated dog and cat toys for the Waifs. 
Also featured in the April 5th issue of The Independent 

Delicious cupcakes were created by Catering By Design.

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The Vodka Martini Event: AUDIENTIA

Classic Cocktail
 Christina and David Bernstein were the honorary chairmen and Susan Bernstein Luetje and Chucker Luetje served as the chairmen of The Vodka Martini Event: AUDIENTIA, a benefit for the Saint Luke’s Midwest Ear Institute. The February 21st gala was held at 28 Event Space. Partygoers enjoyed vodka martinis paired with delicious cuisine and incredible entertainment by QUIXOTIC.

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Notre Dame de Sion School

Lights, Camera, Auction! 
Notre Dame de Sion School’s Gala Auction was held on March 1st at Starlight Theatre. Guests enjoyed a delicious meal from Chef Ted Habiger, Room 39; and an exciting live auction. Dawn Diamond, 1986 alumna; won the raffle and Angus Dwyer was the happy winner of a Toyota RAV4.

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Everyone Wins When Cancer Loses.

2014 Man & Woman of the Year 
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Mid-America Chapter’s 2014 Man & Woman of the Year winners will be announced at the Grand Finale on May 29th at Kansas City Marriott Downtown. For the next 10 weeks, the 22 candidates will raise funds to reach their goal of $500,000. Each dollar counts as one vote. Voting begins March 20th. Vote for your favorite candidate at www.mwoy.org/kc.

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