Event Extras

St. Teresa’s Academy

Magic in the Air
St. Teresa’s Academy was the site for The Magic of Windmoor auction on November 19th. The fun-filled evening featured both live and silent auctions and a delicious dinner from Garozzo’s Ristorante.  Co-chairmen for the event were Christine and Doug Fielder, Cynthia and Pat McCarthy, Julie and Mike  McCann, Jill and Tom McGee, Holly and Don Beineman, and Jane and Tim Coppinger.

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Colonial Dames of America

Holiday Fun
The Holiday Luncheon and Gift Exchange for the Chapter XIII Colonial Dames of America recently took place at Indian Hills Country Club. Guests enjoyed delicious fare and a fun afternoon of conversation.

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Shawnee Mission Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Club

We’ll Take Manhattan
The Shawnee Mission Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Club took its 54th Annual New York Theatre Tour in October. The group stayed at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel and enjoyed a tour of NBC and four Broadway shows. Other activities included sightseeing, shopping and fine dining. Nearly half of the members continued to venture to Martha’s Vineyard and stayed at the Historic Harbor Inn.

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Kids TLC

United for Kids
The 15th Annual United for Kids Gala was held on October 21st at the Overland Park Convention Center. Guests enjoyed a safari-themed evening to help benefit KidsTLC. Linda Rumsey was the chairman, and Christia and Dustin Colquitt and Jeanne and Larry Gates served as the honorary co-chairmen.

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Christmas Candlelight

Christmas Past
On December 9th and 10th, local reenactors portrayed the Wornall family and other 19th-century residents of Our Town during the annual Christmas Candlelight event. Proceeds supported the John Wornall House and the Alexander Majors House Museums.
Also featured in the January 21st issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Emily Sloan

Local reenactors portrayed the 18th century parlor game of Tableau Vivant.

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