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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Fall Luncheon

Webster House was the lovely setting for Kansas City Ballet Guild’s 2018-2019 Season’s Fall Luncheon on September 27th. Members enjoyed a delicious lunch, followed by a welcome from Guild President Susan Meehan-Mizer. Pattie Lou Cleary, Glenda Lee Touslee and Lisa Merrill Hickok   (Front row) Sue Ann Fagerberg, Juliette Singer-Spinks, Guild President Susan Meehan-Mizer, and […]

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CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties – Hops & Barley Ball with a Mod Twist

Hops & Barley Ball with a Mod Twist, a benefit for CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties, was held on September 14th at 1900 Building. Guests dressed in mid-century garb for the retro-inspired event that featured a cocktail party with signature libations and delectable fare, a silent auction and live music by A La Mode. […]

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Wayside Waifs – Strutt With Your Mutt

Big and little tails wagged on September 16th at the 28th Annual Strutt With Your Mutt, which supported the rescue and care of homeless animals at Wayside Waifs. The Kids’ Run     Megan Harding, Wayside Waifs; with Amanda Walters   This pair of pups relaxed during the morning.   Courtney Lavery with a special […]

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The Family Conservancy – Blue Carpet

The Family Conservancy’s Blue Carpet event was held on September 28th at Pennway Place at Studio Dan Meiners. Nearly 300 guests gathered for the evening that raised more than $145,000 to help children and families achieve a lifetime of success. Lindsey Freemyer and Carissa Keen   Jennifer and Mike Traffis, Melvin and Wanda Bibbs, Kansas […]

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Powell Gardens – Party Under the Moon: Cheers to 30 Years!

On September 23rd, Powell Gardens was the site for Party Under the Moon: Cheers to 30 Years!  The fun started with hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. Guests bid on fall plants, gustatory experiences and trips for the horticulturally-minded at the silent auction. While strolling through the Gardens, everyone savored the delicacies prepared by local chefs. Desserts […]

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Lyric Opera Circle – Fall Luncheon

September 5th was the date for the Lyric Opera Circle’s Fall Luncheon at The American. Sherry Love and Joan Braswell were the hosts. Circle President Patricia Scott announced the theme of the 2019 Lyric Opera Ball, “For the Love of Opera.” Barbara Haviland and Pamela Bruce are serving as the co-chairmen, and Marilyn and Kenneth […]

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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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