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Heart of America Council, Boy Scouts of America – Patron Luncheon

March 5th was the date for Heart of America Council, Boy Scouts of America’s Patron Luncheon. Doug Price served as chairman of the event, which was held at the Kansas City Convention Center. More than 1,000 guests enjoyed keynote remarks from Terry Fossum, an Eagle Scout, author, and adventurer.   Terry Fossum, guest speaker   […]

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Benedictine College – 49th Annual Scholarship Ball

Lené Westerman and Colleen and Kevin O’Malley served as the co-chairmen for Benedictine College’s 49th Annual Scholarship Ball. The February 29th event was held at the Overland Park Convention Center. The Most Reverend Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann, DD, was honored with the Cross of the Order of St. Benedict. John Holt served as the emcee. […]

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Horizon Academy – Bayou Bash 2020

Nearly 500 guests gathered for Horizon Academy’s Bayou Bash 2020. The February 29th event was held at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Partygoers enjoyed a Cajun-inspired dinner, silent and live auctions, games, and dancing to the tunes of Funk Syndicate. Meghan Phelps and Anna Welchman   Doug Bates and Jim Godfrey   Katy […]

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Rose Brooks Center – Cabaret

March 1st was the date for Cabaret, a benefit for Rose Brooks Center. Anita and Dean Newton served as the chairmen for the 33rd anniversary event, which was held at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Cynthia Newsome was the emcee. The featured performer was Megan Hilty, who entertained guests with Broadway show […]

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Hunt Family Foundation – 101 Awards

The 50th annual 101 Awards, Kansas City’s salute to professional football, was held on February 29th. One hundred and one members of the national media selected the Offensive Players of the Year – Lamar Jackson and Michael Thomas, Defensive Players of the Year – Stephon Gilmore and Chandler Jones, and Coaches of the Year – […]

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Young Friends of Art – Party Arty: Night of the Shining Sun

Young Friends of Art hosted Party Arty: Night of the Shining Sun at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art on February 1st. Alyssa Vargas and Weston Owen served as the co-chairmen. Guests descended into the Valley of the Queens in ancient Egypt for the evening that was inspired by the exhibition, Queen Nefertari: Eternal Egypt. Partygoers enjoyed […]

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WIN for KC – Women’s Sports Awards Celebration

February 7th was the date for WIN for KC’s Women’s Sports Awards Celebration. The 26th annual event was held at the Kansas City Convention Center. Natalie Coughlin, American swimmer and 12-time Olympic medalist, was the keynote speaker. Maria Maffry and Whitney Bartelli served as the co-chairmen. The event is the largest celebration of National Girls […]

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YMCA of Greater Kansas City – Challenge Your Fashion

January 25th was the date for the Challenge Your Fashion gala. Partygoers enjoyed cocktails, dinner, a silent auction, a live auction hosted by Rex Hudler and The Nigro Brothers, and dancing to the tunes of Lost Wax. The 13th annual event featured a fashion show with sports celebrities and YMCA Challenger athletes and buddies. Aly […]

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Children’s Mercy – Red Hot Night

More than 1,600 guests gathered on February 15th for The Hands & Hearts Auxiliary of Children’s Mercy’s Red Hot Night. The 16th annual event was held at the Kansas City Convention Center. Partygoers enjoyed cocktails, a gourmet dinner by Fiorella’s, performance art by Quixotic, music by Lost Wax, and dancing. Proceeds support Children’s Mercy’s mission […]

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