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December 11, 2021 Issue

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art – ARTBEAT

Helen and Frank Wewers were the honorary chairmen for ARTBEAT, which was held on October 9th at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. Emily Uhlmann Fehsenfeld and Damian Lair served as the co-chairmen. Two current exhibitions, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pulse Topology and Aliza Nisenbaum: Aquí Se Puede (Here You Can), provided the inspiration for the festivities. […]

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Crib Note – Charles Raffaele Miller

Charles Raffaele Miller resides in Dallas, Texas, with his parents, Danielle Iodice Miller and Daniel Miller. The handsome young man arrived on July 29th weighing five pounds, six ounces, and he was 18 and one-half inches long. Charlie has blue eyes and auburn hair. He is the grandson of Julie Iodice, Jerry Iodice, and Kathleen […]

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Cheers To Volunteers! – Janet Nash

Janet Nash, who careers with American Century Investments, put her love of music to work when she started volunteering with the Northeast Community Center’s Harmony Project KC in 2019. She has inventoried sheet music and assembled class folders. Janet and her husband, Dean, are the parents of three sons, Reilly, Spenser, and Riordan. All three […]

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The 48th Annual Snow Ball – St. Martin of Tours Mass and Reception

January 15th is the date for The 48th Annual Snow Ball. The event, a benefit for Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, will be both live at the Overland Park Convention Center and virtual. Leading up to that, supporters gathered on November 5th for the annual St. Martin of Tours Mass and Reception. Archbishop Joseph F. […]

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BOTAR Ball – Red Kingdom Party

November 5th was the date when BOTARs and Escorts gathered for a Red Kingdom Party at No Other Pub in the Power & Light District. After the BOTAR Ball festivities, casual fun was had by all as they celebrated with bowling, table tennis, shuffleboard, and other games while watching the Chiefs’ historic championship Super Bowl […]

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Culinary Curiosity – Ixtapa Fine Mexican Cuisine

Want it spicy? Want it mild, want it fresh, want variety? Want original? Want a personality larger than life to recommend what is best? Want true Mexican fare with four kinds of Chiles Rellenos? Ixtapa Fine Mexican Cuisine – it’s what’s for dinner when craving legit Mexican food that hasn’t been relegated to a lot […]

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AdventHealth Foundation Shawnee Mission – Tiny Tim Holiday Fantasy Sponsor Celebration and Chiefs Watch Party

The Tiny Tim Holiday Fantasy Sponsor Celebration and Chiefs Watch Party, hosted by AdventHealth Foundation Shawnee Mission, was held on November 7th at the Overland Park Convention Center. Tracie and Kevin Baker were the chairmen. Speakers included Michael Knecht, AdventHealth Shawnee Mission; Amy Milroy, B.E. Smith Family Center; and Laurie McCormick, AdventHealth Foundation Shawnee Mission. […]

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Kansas City Ballet – Season Launch Party

One Park Place was the site for the Kansas City Ballet’s annual Season Launch Party. Angela and John Walker hosted the event, which was held on October 15th. Devon Carney and Jeffrey J. Bentley of Kansas City Ballet welcomed members of The Bolender Society. Afterward, everyone gathered at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts […]

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Sheffield Place – Off the Wall

Nearly 400 guests gathered at The LEX at Municipal Auditorium for Off the Wall, a benefit for Sheffield Place. Peter Sunderman and Curt Thomas were the honorary chairmen, and Missy Andeel served as the chairman. Partygoers enjoyed cocktails, dinner, live and silent auctions, and dancing. Proceeds support Sheffield Place’s mission of healing and self-sufficiency for […]

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