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HALO ArtReach Auction

The 13th Annual HALO ArtReach Auction is set for February 23rd at The Brass on Baltimore. Jody and Bryan Albers are serving as the honorary chairmen. The event will feature orphan artwork from around the world, artwork from nationally-recognized artists, silent auction items, dinner, and entertainment by Lost Wax. HALO provides housing, healing and education to youth in the greatest need. Its goal is to empower youth to become contributing members of their communities.

Van Hutcherson, Brad Graves, Kayla Albright, HALO Advocate of the Year Jeff Albright, Shelby Herrick, Garrett Toms, Paula MacCormick, Jessica Nouri, and Dylan Aldrich


Jody and Bryan Albers, honorary chairmen


Artist William Buchina’s Reaching Summits inspired by HALO child Gerald. HALO Volunteers Amy Van Drunen, Sara Barati and Julianne Delessio displayed artwork during the live auction.


HALO Founder Rebecca Welsh with HALO Star of the Year Marjai


Shawnee Mission Education Foundation – Donor Recognition Dinner

Shawnee Mission Education Foundation held its annual Donor Recognition Dinner on February 7th at the Broadmoor Bistro, located in the new Center for Academic Achievement. Guests enjoyed a delicious dinner…

Heart of America Shakespeare Festival – Romantic Revels

Guests didn’t have to ask, “Where fore art thou?” They knew – the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza was the site for Romantic Revels. The benefit for the Heart…

Children’s Mercy – 14th Annual Red Hot Night Gala

February 10th was the date for Children’s Mercy’s 14th Annual Red Hot Night Gala. The event was coordinated by the Hands & Hearts Auxiliary of Children’s Mercy. More than 1,600…

WIN for KC – Women’s Sports Award Celebration

More than 1,700 guests attended the 2018 WIN for KC Women’s Sports Award Celebration at the Kansas City Convention Center on February 7th. Ibtihaj Muhammad, Olympic bronze medalist in Team…