Event Extras

Hats Off to Mothers

Tipping Our Hats
The Hats Off to Mothers Luncheon was held recently to honor 10 mothers from Our Town who have the remarkable ability to balance family life, personal achievement and civic engagement. Patricia Scott served as the chairman.

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Man & Woman of the Year

Grand Finale
Congratulations to the 23 candidates of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Man & Woman of the Year Grand Finale, which took place at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown on May 23rd. Carey Morrison and Anna Dudenhoeffer Simpson were named the 2013 Man & Woman of the Year. Anna Braukmann Raccuglia was the chairman. 
Also featured in the June 29th issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit: J.

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Pour For More

KidsTLC
Pour For More, a benefit for KidsTLC, was held on May 10th at The Guild. Steve Metzler served as the chairman. Guests enjoyed a Patrons’ Party, silent auction and dancing to the music of The Dueling Piano Guys.  
Also featured in the June 29th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit:  David Riffel

Judge Kevin Moriarty, Shannon Moriarty and the Honorable Barbara Allen

Guests enjoyed an enthusiastic game of Heads or Tails.

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Kansas City Ballet Guild

Celebrate Spring
May 9th was the date for the Kansas City Ballet Guild’s annual Spring Luncheon at the River Club. Guests enjoyed delicious fare and beautiful floral arrangements from Craig Sole. President Melissa Petet thanked the outgoing Guild board and welcomed Jane Webster, incoming president; and the 2013-2014 board. The Nutcracker Ball will be held on December 6th. Susan Bubb and Megan Bubb-Cribb are serving as the co-chairmen.

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Annual Golf Classic

The Ben and Betty Zarda Family 
Golfers “chipped-in” at The Ben and Betty Zarda Family 32nd Annual Golf Classic on May 13th at Lake Quivira Country Club. Guests enjoyed a round of golf, patio lunch, dinner reception, and an awards ceremony. Proceeds helped Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas to secure an additional emergency assistance resource bus to deliver food, clothing and direct financial assistance to those in need.

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