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HNC Living Foundation – MASKS for AID: discovery

Jo Ellen and Dave Dyer served as chairmen of HNC Living Foundation’s MASKS for AID: discovery on April 6th at Starlight Theatre. Guests enjoyed delicious food stations from Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions and bidding on six original works of art, commissioned for the event and created from patients’ radiation masks. Proceeds support HNC Living Foundation […]

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The Angel Board of The Children’s Place – Angels’ Gala

April 6th was the date for The Angel Board of The Children’s Place’s sixth annual Angels’ Gala. Laura and David Hall were the honorary chairmen, and Ann Crampton and Laurie Warwick served as co-chairmen. The record-breaking event raised more than $740,000. Abby Eden was the emcee. David Hall, honorary chairman    John and Rita Saladino, […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City – Match Maker Breakfast

More than 300 guests gathered on April 11th for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City’s Match Maker Breakfast at The Gallery Event Space. Guests heard inspirational stories and learned about the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters and how to get involved in its individual giving program, Match Makers. Dr. Mark Bedell and […]

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The Junior Board of Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph – Soirée

More than 400 young professionals gathered for The Junior Board of Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph’s Soirée event on April 6th at The Grand Hall at Power and Light. Junior Board President Amy Barnthouse and Kaitlyn Troske were the co-chairmen, and Rachael Westhead and Anthony Brown served as the assistant co-chairmen.   Chris Ice, […]

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Solace House Center for Grief and Healing – Solace Sensation

Bridget and John Brandmeyer served as the honorary chairmen for Solace Sensation, which celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Solace House Center for Grief and Healing, a program of Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care. Nicole Pierce and Pam Martin were the co-chairmen for the event, which was held on April 28th at Boulevard Brewing […]

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Kansas City Young Matrons – Luncheon

Joni Etherington is serving as the president of the Kansas City Young Matrons. The organization hosted a luncheon on April 26th to welcome the 2018-19 new member class. Brownyn McNeese, Mary Ring and Connie Schenke   Anne Keil, Linda Ehinger, Ada Frazier, Sally Beal, Sue Lund, and Bev Carlton Also featured in the May 26, […]

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City – Kids Night Out

More than 1,200 guests enjoyed Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City’s Kids Night Out on April 14th at the Kansas City Convention Center. Alison Krauss, winner of 27 Grammy Awards, was the featured performer. Partygoers enjoyed a special musical tribute featuring both current and former Club members. Dave Smith, who is preparing to […]

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The Family Conservancy – Brew for Books

April 12th was the date for The Family Conservancy’s fifth annual Brew for Books at Boulevard Brewing Company. The event collected 1,375 books and supported early literacy for nearly 80,000 children in Our Town. Mayor Sly James and Mayor David Alvey shared the stage in support of early literacy and school readiness in Our Town. […]

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Lyric Opera Circle’s Lyric Opera Ball – Benefactor Party

The beautiful home of Anne and Howard Elsberry was the setting for the Benefactor Party for the Lyric Opera Circle’s Lyric Opera Ball, “An Evening of Bel Canto,” on April 5th. Guests enjoyed cocktails, a delicious buffet and a performance by the Lyric Opera Resident Artists. Carol and C. Humbert Tinsman were the honorary chairmen, […]

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