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Heartland Men’s Chorus – Dinner of Note

Heartland Men’s Chorus’ annual Dinner of Note, “The Queen and Mad Hatter’s Ball,” was held on October 28th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. The creative evening was conceptualized by Chorus Members Will Brown and Bobby Kyser, and guests enjoyed fabulous cocktails, a delicious dinner, silent and live auctions, and tunes spun by D.J. Sushiman from South Florida. Chris Beal and Tim Van Zandt were the honorary chairmen, and Jenny Harris and Brian Larios served as the co-chairmen.

Michael Ong, Angela Hong and Will Brown


Kari and Steve Quinn hit the dance floor.


Matthew Schulte, board secretary; Ben Aken and Timothy DiCesare


Lance Orozco, Darrell Brenneke, Tom Brusnahan, and Zaid Lopez as the Cheshire Cat


Honorary Chairmen Chris Beal and Tim Van Zandt, dressed as Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, flanked Jenny Harris and Brian Larios, co-chairmen.

Also featured in the January 6, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Susan McSpadden


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