Event Extras

Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary

Shopping with Heart
Members of The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary have begun preparing their annual catalog, “Shopping With Your Heart.” The women met recently to begin putting everything together for the catalog, which raises funds for The Salvation Army Children’s Shelter and supports its mission to care for children who have been removed from their homes.

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Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City

Meet and Greet
Lauren Conrad was the featured guest on April 10th at an event celebrating the Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City’s 20th Anniversary Year. Lauren greeted the excited guests and signed copies of her new book, The Fame Game.  
Also featured in the May 26th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Laura Fitzgibbons

Lauren Conrad, featured guest; signed Lizzie Fitzgibbons’  book.

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WIN for KC

Winning Luncheon
WIN for KC hosted its annual Honorary Coaches Luncheon on March 7th.  Connie Cole, Sherry Forsee, Barbara Nelson, Jean McDonnell, Karen Daniel, Judy Deggendorf, Jan Kreamer, Vicki Graft, Rosie Biondo, Kay Barnes, Sherri Enright, Kathleen Kunkler, Marilyn Rinker, and Sarah Morris are this year’s honorary coaches. Proceeds from the Luncheon supported WIN for KC’s mission to empower girls and women through sports and fitness.

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Kansas City Art Institute

Art as Magic
The dramatic outlines of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts provided a beautiful backdrop for the Kansas City Art Institute’s “Art as Magic: Be Transformed” Gala on April 14th at the Kansas City Convention Center. Guests watched had the chance to watch student performances and enjoyed a delicious dinner and cocktails. Brian D. Williams and C. Stephen Metzler served as the chairmen. Proceeds help fund student scholarships at the Institute.

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Colonial Dames of America Chapter XIII

Welcoming the New
The Colonial Dames of America Chapter XIII of Kansas City recently gathered at Indian Hills Country Club for its Annual Meeting and Spring Luncheon. Guests enjoyed a delicious lunch and installed the newly elected officers.

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