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The Jewel Ball

Prelude Party
The Jewel Ball Prelude Party was held on May 30th at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Janet Russell was the honorary chairman of The Jewel Ball, and Margi Pence served as the chairman.
Also featured in the June 29th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit:  Mary S. Watkins and Mark McDonald

Amy Sachse and Nancy Sachse

Mike and Nancy Thiessen flanked Betsi Waldeck, page.

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Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary

Lovely Luncheon
May 15th was the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary Spring Luncheon at Homestead Country Club. Rebecca Laughlin served as the chairman. Major Sharon Smith installed the officers for the 2013-2014 year, and Linda Scardino, founder of Gentle Changes; was the guest speaker.

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Newhouse Shelter

Inspired Celebrations 
Newhouse Shelter hosted Inspired Celebrations: Eating, Drinking and Decorating for the Creative Host recently at the Overland Park Convention Center. The weekend included two luncheons featuring speakers Joan and Dr. James O’Keefe and Mary Carol Garrity. Guests also enjoyed an expo, cocktails, a fashion show by feng boutique, an auction of 46 aprons designed by local artists, and a chef competition hosted by Chef Jasper Mirabile.

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Hallbrook Country Club

Silver Anniversary
Happy 25th anniversary, Hallbrook Country Club! The sophisticated Hampton-style White and Silver Party took place on May 26th at the Club. 
Also featured in the June 29th issue of The Independent

Dr. Douglas and Barbara Cusick 

Robert and Dr. Suzanne Elton

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