Event Extras

The Lyric Opera Circle

Fall Festivities
The Lyric Opera Circle’s Annual Fall Luncheon was held at The Carriage Club. Members enjoyed a fascinating talk by Don Dagenais about women’s roles in opera. Bonne and Cliff Illig are the honorary chairmen of the 2014 Lyric Opera Ball, and Jeanette Prenger is serving as the chairman.

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Brookside Mothers’ Association

End of Summer
On September 14th, the Brookside Mothers’ Association held its annual end of summer celebration, One Last Margarita Party, at Element in Brookside. Proceeds support The Children’s Place and its mission to serve the needs of the youngest victims of abuse and neglect in Kansas City.

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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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