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Rose Brooks Center – Casino and Auction Night

Rose Brooks Center’s 13th annual Casino and Auction Night was held on October 14th at the Overland Park Sheraton. Guests went “all in” at the event to support the families and pets served by Rose Brooks Center. Diana Keating, John Lathrop and Raleigh Lang served as co-chairmen of the evening that featured casino-style gaming, silent […]

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The BOTAR Ball

October 21st was the date for The BOTAR Ball. The 68th annual event was held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Studio Dan Meiners transformed the ballroom into an enchanting garden, where guests enjoyed the beautiful presentation, a sumptuous dinner and dancing to the tunes of Galaxy Red. Tracy Lyon Tetrick […]

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Kansas City Young Matrons – 100th Birthday Party

Kansas City Young Matrons gathered on September 16th at the Brass on Baltimore for a 100th Birthday Party. The event was the culmination of an 18-month Centennial Celebration. More than 200 members enjoyed dinner, dancing, birthday cake, and a celebratory toast. The historic club has served Our Town for a century and is looking forward […]

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Kansas City Young Audiences – Benefit Concert for Arts Education

Susan and Chip Schmelzer were the honorary chairmen, and Jana Meyers served as the chairman for Kansas City Young Audiences’ Benefit Concert for Arts Education on October 7th at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Tony Award-winning actor and singer Brian Stokes Mitchell performed a concert of Broadway favorites with the Kansas City Symphony. […]

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Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties – Community Ball and Cotillion

December 2nd is the date for the Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties’ 67th Annual Community Ball and Cotillion. The debutantes and their escorts represent more than 20 local schools in Our Town. (Front row) Julia Atkins, Caroline O’Keefe, Bianca Tucker, Carly Hofmann, Catherine Henne, Colleen Crabtree, Avery Cahill, Mallory Brajkovic, Ellie Miller, Rachel […]

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First Call – Celebration Evening

More than 350 guests gathered for First Call’s Celebration Evening: A Night of Recovery & Hope on September 14th at The Gallery Event Space. Partygoers enjoyed a delicious dinner and an inspiring address from Keynote Speaker Mackenzie Phillips. Brooke and Jeffrey Kuntz served as the chairmen. Proceeds help support the mission of First Call to […]

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Women’s Foundation – We Work for Change

October 3rd was the date for Women’s Foundation’s 25th Anniversary Celebration, We Work for Change at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Former United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power was the keynote speaker. Christy and Bill Gautreaux and Yvette and Leo Morton were the co-chairmen, and Dana Abraham and Jenny Haile […]

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