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Heart of America Shakespeare Festival – Romantic Revels Masked Ball

The InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza was the beautiful setting for Heart of America Shakespeare Festival’s Romantic Revels Masked Ball on February 16th. Bev and Erik Elving served as the honorary chairmen of the event that featured a sword fight in the middle of the dance floor! Dan Bukovac was honored with The Founder’s […]

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WIN for KC – Women’s Sports Awards Celebration

The Women’s Sports Awards Celebration kicked off WIN for KC’s 25th anniversary celebration. The February 8th event was held at the Kansas City Convention Center. Carrie Fry Robinson, Sania Cay, Jackie Frost, Bernadette Wagner, Tatsiana Khvitsko, and 15 former WIN for KC board chairmen were honored for their huge impact on women and girls in […]

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YMCA of Greater Kansas City – Challenge Your Fashion

The 12th annual Challenge Your Fashion gala was held on January 26th. Guests enjoyed a fashion show with sports celebrities and YMCA Challenger athletes, cocktails, dinner, a silent auction, a live auction hosted by The Nigro Brothers, and live music by Dolewite. Jennifer and Rex Hudler served as the chairmen. The event was a benefit […]

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Kansas City Young Matrons – Magic Ball

January 26th was the date for Kansas City Young Matrons’ Magic Ball, a benefit for Avenue of Life. Bonne Illig and Martha Miller served as the co-chairmen, and Maureen and Mike Bukaty were the honorary chairmen. Partygoers gathered at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown and enjoyed cocktails, dinner, a live auction, entertainment by KOKOMO, and […]

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Friends of Children’s Mercy – Cheers to the New Year and You!

Friends of Children’s Mercy welcomed Paul Kempinski, new president and CEO of Children’s Mercy, to Our Town at Cheers to the New Year and You! The event was held at the Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland on January 17th. To add to the excitement, there was the first public preview of the third season […]

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Kansas City Ballet Bolender Society – Evening With Ramona

Members of the Kansas City Ballet Bolender Society had “Evening With Ramona” on their calendars for January 24th. That night, Melanie and Mike Fenske were hosts at The Carriage Club for Lady of the Camellias or How I Fell in Love with Chopin at Age 4 with Ramona Pansegrau, music director. Special performances by Sarah […]

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Lyric Opera Circle – Lyric Opera Ball Invitation Assembly Party

The Lyric Opera Circle’s Lyric Opera Ball – For the Love of Opera will be held on April 13th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Joan Braswell and Sherry Love served as co-chairmen for the invitation assembly party and luncheon, which was held on February 6th at the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center. […]

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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art – Party Arty 2019

Party like it’s 1799! That was the thought some guests had while dressing for Party Arty 2019. The event was held at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art on February 2nd. Young Friends of Art hosted, and the mood of extravagance and rebellion was inspired by the exhibition, Napoleon: Power and Splendor. Chelsea Templeton and Jaclyn […]

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The Independent’s Top Ten Party

February 13th was the date for The Independent’s Top Ten Party at 28 Event Space. Our Town’s deep commitment to philanthropy was on display as The Top Ten Events of 2018 and The Independent’s 2019 Class of Rising Stars were announced. More than 200 guests enjoyed cocktails and delicious fare from Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions. […]

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