Event Extras

26th Annual Holiday Mart

Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri
Thousands of eager shoppers will once again head to Bartle Hall from October 17th through 20th for the Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri’s 26th annual Holiday Mart, which will celebrate a century of service. During the course of the last 100 years, the League has worked with more than 350 community partners in Our Town to provide $14 million in funding and 2.2 million volunteer hours.

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Renovation Sensation

Patrons’ Party
September 17th was the date for Renovation Sensation Patrons’ Party. The event was held at the beautiful home of Lynn and Joe Poskin. Deb Schneider and Sheryl Kaplan were the co-chairmen. Proceeds benefit Shawnee Mission East’s SHARE Program.
Also featured in the October 19th issue of The Independent 

Allison Harding, Donna Bysfield, SMSD board member; Debbie Ward and Dr.

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Susan G. Komen Greater Kansas City Race for the Cure

20 Years of Giving
On August 11th, more than 20,000 supporters, volunteers  and breast cancer survivors gathered for the Susan G. Komen Greater Kansas City Race for the Cure. Guests enjoyed the Kids for the Cure Park, the Survivors Pavilion and the Survivors Parade. The annual event celebrated 20 years of breast cancer prevention and awareness in Our Town.

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Royal Welcome

Belles of the American Royal 
On September 6th, the 2013 BOTARs, escorts, royal escorts, and their families gathered at the American Royal Complex to celebrate the upcoming Ball with a fiesta buffet, music and dancing. Laura Beachy and Kristin Patterson were the co-chairmen. The 64th BOTAR Ball will be held on October 19th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.

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Artful Adventure
The ninth annual Young at Art Cocktail Party and Auction, a benefit for MOCSA’s art and play therapy programs, was held at the Uptown Theater. Lisa and Mike Hagedorn were the honorary chairmen, and Ali Mahaffy and Melanie Fenske served as the co-chairmen.
Also featured in the October 5th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit:  David Remley

Ali Mahaffy and Melanie Fenske, co-chairmen; flanked Julie Donelon, MOCSA; and Honorary Chairmen Lisa and Mike Hagedorn.

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