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Kansas City Medical Society – 2019 Annual Meeting

The Kansas City Medical Society held its 2019 Annual Meeting at the Overland Park Marriott on September 26th. Dr. Mark Brady, president, served as the chairman. Dr. Vanila Singh, a former United States Department of Health and Human Services official, was the keynote speaker. She discussed the report of the federal inter-agency task force she […]

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Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts – Fall Menu Release

Spotlight Premier members of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts gathered on September 18th for the second annual Fall Menu Release event. Guests enjoyed a private cocktail party filled with music on the Helzberg Hall stage. Afterward, members were treated to a delicious three-course dinner from Executive Chef Laura Comer’s new fall menu. The […]

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CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties – Hops & Barley Ball: In Color

The Hops & Barley Ball: In Color took place on September 27th at the 1900 Building. Proceeds support CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties. Children who have been removed from their homes and have a CASA volunteer advocating for them in court are far more likely to find a safe permanent home.   Annissa Epperson […]

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Fall Luncheon

Kansas City Ballet Guild’s 2019-2020 Season’s Fall Luncheon was held on September 12th at The Savoy at 21c. Members enjoyed a delicious lunch, followed by a warm welcome from John Walker, Guild president.   Julia Steinberg, Craig Sole, Karen Yungmeyer, and Carolyn Price   Elizabeth Webster and Jane Webster   Mary Beth Hershey, Mark McNeal, […]

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Wayside Waifs – Strutt With Your Mutt

Strutt With Your Mutt took place on September 15th. Nearly 2,000 people and their canine friends enjoyed the event. Proceeds support Wayside Waifs.   Volunteers: (Seated) Susan Smith, Rebecca Russell, and Dwila Funk (standing) Jennifer Storz, Kaitlyn Lotz, Terry Fahler, Sherry Weidman, Marilyn Ray, and John Eyler   Rob Sight started the 3K walk.   […]

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The Symphony League – Symphony Ball

Rita and Lamar Hunt, Jr. were the honorary chairmen, and Mary Leonida served as chairman of The Symphony League’s Symphony Ball, “The Firebird Ball.” The sold-out event was held on September 7th at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Guests enjoyed cocktails, a silent auction, a dinner, and a performance by Maestro Michael Stern […]

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The Victory Project – The Victory Gala and Sporting Invitational

The Victory Gala and Sporting Invitational raised funds for The Victory Project. Margaret and Josh Arnold and Dana Linville and Jim Alderman served as the co-chairmen. The Victory Gala was held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown, and the Sporting Invitational golf tournament was held at Loch Lloyd Country Club. Proceeds […]

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The Symphony League – Symphony Ball Benefactors’ Party

The Symphony League’s Symphony Ball Benefactors’ Party was held on September 4th at the beautiful home of Kurt Knapstein. Tricia Scott served as chairman of the event. Ball Honorary Chairmen Rita and Lamar Hunt, Jr. thanked the more than 200 guests for their support of the Kansas City Symphony. The Symphony League’s Symphony Ball, “The […]

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Shawnee Mission Education Foundation – Fall Breakfast

More than 1,100 guests attended Shawnee Mission Education Foundation’s annual Fall Breakfast, which was held on September 5th at the Overland Park Convention Center. This year marks 50 years of unification for the Shawnee Mission School District. Dr. Mike Fulton, Shawnee Mission School District, delivered the “State of the District” address. The event featured performances […]

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