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The Symphony League – Holiday Luncheon

The Symphony League’s Holiday Luncheon was held on December 12th at Grand Street Cafe on the Country Club Plaza. Symphony Ball Chairman Laurie Burgess and Honorary Chairmen Mary and John Edgar presented a check from the Ball to Frank Byrne, Kansas City Symphony, and Michael Fields, Symphony board member. Social Chairman Annette Sherrow planned the luncheon.

Patricia Scott, Alex Shapiro, Kansas City Symphony; and Kathy Nordhus


John and Mary Edgar, Ball honorary chairmen; Laurie Burgess, Ball chairman; Frank Byrne, Kansas City Symphony; Michael Fields, Symphony board member; and Marylou Turner, outgoing president


Pam Bruce, Marylou Turner and Rachael Sabates


Sara Bower Youngblood, Wendy Sitzmann and Christine Maurer

Additional photos featured in the January 19, 2019 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Larry F. Levenson


Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – 45th Annual Snow Ball

The Overland Park Convention Center was the setting for Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ 45th Annual Snow Ball on January 19th. More than 1,800 partygoers enjoyed a formal dinner and…

Olathe Health Charitable Foundation – Yuletide Gala

Maria and Blake Heid served as chairmen for Olathe Health Charitable Foundation’s 47th annual Yuletide Gala. The event, which featured cocktails, dinner, and dancing, was held at the Overland Park…

Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties – Community Ball and Cotillion

The Kansas City Marriott Downtown was the site for the Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties’ Community Ball and Cotillion. Stephanie Wilken served as Ball chairman, with Monica Browne…

Kansas City Ballet Guild – Nutcracker Luncheon

On December 13th, the Kansas City Ballet Guild gathered for the delightful Nutcracker Luncheon at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. President Susan Meehan-Mizer and members of…