Event Extras

Jackson County CASA – Light of Hope Breakfast

April 5th was the date of Jackson County CASA’s 17th annual Light of Hope Breakfast at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. More than 1,100 guests enjoyed a presentation of the Teresa Rabideau Award for Volunteer Excellence to Mary Lampton and the Light of Hope Award to The Gould Charitable Foundation and The Giving Brick. Guest Speaker Legend Walker, who will soon be aging out of the foster care system, shared the difference that her CASA volunteer had on her life.

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National World War I Museum and Memorial – In Sacrifice for Liberty and Peace

On April 6th, dignitaries from more than 25 countries traveled to Our Town to witness In Sacrifice for Liberty and Peace: Centennial Commemoration of the U.S. Entry into World War I  at the National World War I Museum and Memorial.

Jeanne Glazer, Board Chairman Mark Jorgenson and Ann and Bob Regnier

Representatives of nations who fought against the United States or under whose flags the U.S. fought in WWI: Dr.

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Women’s Employment Network – 2017 Luncheon

April 4th was the date for the Women’s Employment Network’s 2017 Luncheon. State Street Kansas City was honored with the 2017 Beth K. Smith award for its outstanding commitment to the Women’s Employment Network. Lisa Ginter and Angela Hurt served as co-chairmen.

Co-chairmen Lisa Ginter and Angela Hurt flanked Sherry Turner, WEN.

Millie Edwards Nottingham wowed the crowd.

Kim Jones addressed the crowd.

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Kansas City Symphony Alliance – 48th Symphony Designers’ Showhouse

The Kansas City Symphony Alliance will host the 48th Symphony Designers’ Showhouse until May 14th at 816 Gleed Terrace. The first Symphony Designers’ Showhouse was presented in 1970. The project has enabled the Kansas City Symphony Alliance to contribute more than five million dollars to the Kansas City Symphony.

The Interior Design Student Association at Johnson County Community College created the Mr. Homeowner’s office.

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Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy – Civic Service Award Celebration

More than 350 supporters of Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy celebrated its 51st year at the annual Civic Service Award Celebration, “Our Next Chapter.” The March 26th event was held at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Crosby Kemper III and Jonathan Kemper were honored for their work with the Kansas City Public Library. Elizabeth and Paul Uhlmann III were the chairmen of the special evening that featured cocktails, dinner and music.

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