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The Most Wanted Auction 2016

The Most Wanted Auction, a benefit for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City, was held on December 3rd at The Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland. More than 1,000 guests enjoyed bidding on once-in-a-lifetime auction packages designed by the 37 honorees. The Most Wanted Auction raised a record breaking amount in 2016 – Congratulations to the top three honorees!

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Rob Welker

President & Partner Hoefer Wysocki Architecture


Jennifer & Jake Lyon

Jennifer: VP of Investor Relations Kansas City Area Development Council

Jake: Senior Loss Control Consultant Lockton


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Ann Blalock

Business Development Consultant Lockton


Colin and KC Wolf
Honoree Colin Potter had some help on stage from KC Wolf.
Ryan Wilcott
The Golden Ticket winner selected Honoree Ryan Wilcott’s Napa Valley Package. Ryan is pictured with Erica Ostroski, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City.
Honorees on stage
The 2016 Most Wanted Honorees celebrated a record-breaking event.
Adam Miller, honoree
Ann Blalock
Honoree Ann Blalock and Tanna Guthrie, emcee
Chandra and Edgar
Edgar Palacios and Chandra Clark, honorees
Artist Michael Debus painted live at the event.



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…