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Symphony Ball – Benefactors’ Party

The home and gardens of Linda Woodsmall DeBruce and Paul DeBruce were the lovely setting for the Symphony Ball Benefactors’ Party on September 5th. The celebration featured cocktails, a sumptuous buffet and musical entertainment by Blair Penney, pianist. Mary and John Edgar were the honorary chairmen, and Laurie Burgess served as the chairmen of The […]

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The Victory Project – The Victory Gala and Sporting Invitational

The Victory Gala and Sporting Invitational are part of an annual multi-day event to raise funds to further the mission of The Victory Project, the foundation of Sporting Kansas City. The Victory Gala was held on August 17th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. The Sporting Invitational was held on September […]

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Kansas City Young Matrons – Reassembly Day Tea

September 10th was the date for Kansas City Young Matrons’ Reassembly Day Tea. The event marked the start of the organization’s 102nd year. Members enjoyed a lovely brunch and the annual meeting. Joni Etherington is serving as the president.  Karen Leimer, Julie Maggart, Jill Hartman, Joni Siplon, and Sue von Geyso   Becky McCormack and […]

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BOTAR – Royal Welcome Party

September 6th was the date for the BOTAR Royal Welcome Party at The American Royal Center. BOTARs, Escorts and Royal Escorts and their families enjoyed delicious fare from Relish Catering and watched a youth open practice in the arena. Karen Peavey and Kristen Peavey served as the co-chairmen. The 69th BOTAR Ball will be held […]

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Jackson County CASA – 13th Annual Carnival for CASA

More than 800 participants enjoyed Jackson County CASA’s 13th Annual Carnival for CASA on September 8th at Paradise Park. Shannon Gordon was the honorary chairman. This year, Jackson County CASA will serve more than 1,250 children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect. Samantha Totta, Robert and Shannon Gordon, honorary […]

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The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties – Mothers’ Tea

September 16th was the date for the Mothers’ Tea for The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties’ Community Ball and Cotillion. Mothers of the Cotillion participants enjoyed delicious fare and great conversation at Lake Quivira. The 68th Annual Ball will be held on December 1st. Stephanie Wilken is the Ball chairman, and Monica Browne […]

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Welcome House – Swing Fore Recovery Golf Classic

More than 150 golfers and 40 volunteers gathered at Milburn Country Club for the Welcome House 1st Annual Swing Fore Recovery Golf Classic. Ryan Shriver was the chairman of the September 10th event. The fun day of golf raised more than $92,000 for Welcome House’s core alcohol and drug addiction recovery services. Pat Martin, Hugh […]

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The University of Kansas Health System – Treads & Threads

Jill and Ray Kowalik served as the chairmen, and Eric Stonestreet was the honorary chairman for The University of Kansas Health System’s 17th annual Treads & Threads. The September 7th event was held at Kansas Speedway. It featured a “gratitude” theme and supported precision cancer therapies. In 17 years, Treads & Threads has raised more […]

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Kansas City Ballet – KC Dance Day

The eighth annual KC Dance Day, hosted by the Kansas City Ballet, was held on August 25th at the Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity. More than 1,400 participants enjoyed free dance and fitness classes and performances by local and world dance groups. Kansas City Ballet’s Company Dancers showcased snippets from their upcoming season […]

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