Event Extras

Isreali Travelers

Terrific Trip
A group of Israeli high school juniors recently paid a visit to Our Town. During their trip, the teens visited with students at Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy and Blue Valley North High School, as well as touring the Jewish Community Campus, Leawood’s Gezer Park and the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum.

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Baptist-Trinity Lutheran Legacy Foundation

New Voices for Medicine
The Baptist-Trinity Lutheran Legacy Foundation announced that Teresa and Frank White will serve as spokesmen for Kansas City’s Medicine Cabinet. Frank, a Kansas City Royals Hall of Famer and T-Bones coach; and Teresa will help promote awareness for one of Our Town’s only resources for immediate, short-term medical assistance for low-income individuals who are uninsured or underinsured.

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Jewish Family Services

A Beneficial Breakfast
Jewish Family Services hosted a breakfast at the Jewish Community Campus recently to kick off its “Friends of the Family” campaign. Nick Haines served as the emcee and spoke to guests about the many ways JFS provides assistance for individuals and families. Marc Hammer, board chairman; served as the Friends campaign chairman.

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Kansas City Conversation Series

Chat and Chew
Jim Heeter, Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce; was the featured speaker at The Kansas City Club’s Kansas City Conversation Series on April 4th.  The Series features many notable speakers from Our Town.
Also featured in the April 28th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: KCC

Katie Daly, Jim Heeter, featured speaker; and Terry J. Brady, Kansas City Club

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Celebration of Women Fashion Show

Food. Fun. Fashion.
Guests enjoyed a night of food, fun and fashion at the 2012 Celebration of Women Fashion Show on March 2nd. The event, which was held at Aldersgate Village in Topeka, featured entertainment from the Topeka Big Band Quintet and a delicious dinner prepared by Aldersgate Village’s chef Kode. Melissa Bruner served as the emcee, and Anita Wolgast was the honorary chairman.

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