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

The Junior League of Wyandotte & Johnson Counties has chosen December 7th as the date for its 69th Annual Community Ball & Cotillion. The students who will be presented at the event represent 18 high schools in Our Town. (First row) Mariah Burnside, Molly Mahoney, Paige Salas, Jennifer Moreno, Regan LeValley, Ashley Williams, Sophia Klaudt, […]

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – Snow Ball

The 46th annual Snow Ball will be held on January 18th at the Overland Park Convention Center. During the month of November, Friends of Curé of Ars, St. Michael the Archangel, and St. Agnes parishes gathered at events in support of the Ball. Proceeds from the gala support Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas to help […]

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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Committee of 100 – Celebratory Luncheon

Margaret Austin served as the honorary chairman for the eighth annual Committee of 100 Celebratory Luncheon at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Suzanne Kasler, interior designer and author, was the featured speaker at the event, which was held on September 17th. Denise Dudenhoeffer, Anna Dudenhoeffer Simpson, Catherine Dudenhoeffer, and Caffrey Brooks Dudenhoeffer were the co-chairmen. […]

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The Johnson County Library Foundation – Library Lets Loose

September 28th was the date for The Johnson County Library Foundation’s fourth annual Library Lets Loose event, which was held at the Central Resource Library in Overland Park, Kansas. Partygoers enjoyed delectable fare and drink pairings, local music, trivia games, and the Black & Veatch MakerSpace. Audrey and Asher Langworthy were the honorary hosts. Anne […]

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First Call – Celebration Evening

Unity Temple on the Plaza was the setting for First Call’s annual Celebration Evening, which was held on September 26th. More than 400 guests gathered for the event that featured Elizabeth Vargas, Emmy Award-winning journalist; in conversation with Lara Moritz. Danielle and John Myers served as chairmen of the event that raised awareness about First […]

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The National World War I Museum and Memorial – Night at the Tower

The National World War I Museum and Memorial held its fifth annual Night at the Tower on September 14th. Members of the Bloch family served as honorary co-chairmen. Libby and Brad Bergman and Deanna and Greg Graves were the co-chairmen. More than 500 guests enjoyed sumptuous refreshments, live and silent auctions, viewing the main gallery, […]

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The Whole Person – CARNIVAL! Night of Independence Gala

The Whole Person’s CARNIVAL! Night of Independence Gala was held on September 28th at Harrah’s North Kansas City. Guests celebrated at the event that featured a Brazilian flare, complete with music by Balacobaco do Brasil, performers from That’s Entertainment, and beautiful decor by Studio Dan Meiners. Lindsey and Ian Denney were the chairmen, and Cynthia […]

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Powell Gardens – Under A Harvest Moon: A Farm-To-Table Dinner

Four chefs participated in Under A Harvest Moon: A Farm-To-Table Dinner, which was held at Powell Gardens on September 15th: Megan Garrelts of bluestem and Rye, Rafael Cambron of The Carriage Club, Vaughn Good of Fox and Pearl, and Carlos Falcon of Jarocho and Sayachi. Guests dined under the eaves of the Missouri Barn. The […]

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Park International Center for Music – Stanislav & Friends Benefactor Party

September 16th was the date for the Stanislav & Friends Benefactor Party. The festive event was held at the Castle at Weatherby Lake, which was inspired by the Ashford Castle in Ireland. Stanislav & Friends, a benefit for the Park International Center for Music, took place on September 20th. Edith and Benny Lee were the […]

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