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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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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

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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