Event Extras

Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City

Grants Awards Luncheon
The Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City hosted its 18th Annual Grants Awards Luncheon on December 3rd at the Hyatt Regency Crown Center Hotel.  Grants were awarded to 19 local agencies for programs benefiting women and girls in Our Town.  Kanyere Eaton was the keynote speaker.  Amy Davis, Sherri Wattenbarger and Carrie Doctor-Hartman served as luncheon co-chairmen.  A Patrons’ Party was held on December 2nd at The PrivateBank.

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Saint Luke’s Hospital Auxiliary

24th Biennial Holly Ball
Saint Luke’s Hospital Auxiliary hosted the 24th Biennial Holly Ball on December 4th at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza.  Guests enjoyed cocktails, a gourmet dinner, and dancing to the tunes of Galaxy.  Caren Nelsen and Cacki Smith served as co-chairmen.  Proceeds from the event benefited the Emergency Department of Saint Luke’s Hospital.

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Midwest Ear Institute

The HEARAid Gala
The HEARAid Gala took place on November 13th at the Hyatt Regency Crown Center Hotel.  G. Richard Hastings was the honorary chairman.  Jeff Greiner was honored for his contribution in the field of cochlear implants.  Guests enjoyed a wonderful performance from Las Vegas headliner Larry G Jones.  The beautiful home of Ann Dickinson was the site for the Patrons’ Party on November 11th.

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Jewish Community Relations Bureau/American Jewish Committee

Human Relations Dinner
The Jewish Community Relations Bureau|American Jewish Committee (JCRB|AJC) Human Relations Dinner was held on November 21st at the Hyatt Regency Crown Center Hotel.  Donald J. Hall, Jr. was honored for his significant contributions of time, effort and expertise to improve the lives of people in Our Town and beyond.  For his efforts, he was presented with the 2010 Henry W. Bloch Human Relations Award. T he evening’s featured speaker was Dr. Johnnetta B.

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The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary

Membership Tea
The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary recently held its annual Membership Tea at the lovely home of Madeline Wrobley.  Guests enjoyed refreshments and each other’s company. Gloria Findley-Grogger serves as president of The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary.

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