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Musical Theater Heritage – Gala Dinner Auction

The Gala Dinner Auction, a benefit for Musical Theater Heritage, was held recently at The River Club. Proceeds from the event support MTH productions at Crown Center, as well as support for its nationally syndicated radio program, A Night on the Town, which celebrates the 100-year history of the American musical. Ed Milbank was the […]

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March of Dimes – Future of Nursing Awards Gala

October 25th was the date for the March of Dimes’ Future of Nursing Awards Gala. Felisha McDougald was the honorary chairman, and Dr. Karen Cox, Children’s Mercy Hospitals & Clinics; served as the chairman of the event which was held at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Awards were presented to 17 nurses from a […]

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Saint Luke’s East Hospital

Red Carpet Elegance On October 26th, guests stepped out onto the red carpet for an elegant eventing at Saint Luke’s East Hospital’s Boo Ball. The event raised funds for cancer infusion services and the Renewal of Hope Fund, an assistance fund for cancer patients. Debra and Chip Moxley and Lauren and Brian Johnson served as […]

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Spofford – Butterfly Gala & Auction

On October 19th, more than 400 guests gathered to celebrate Spofford’s mission of transforming lives at the Spofford Butterfly Gala & Auction. The annual event raises funds to support Spofford’s mission to provide residential and community-based services for children with emotional and behavioral disturbances attributed to abuse, neglect and childhood mental illness.  Janine and Doug […]

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Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary – Antiques and Treasures

On October 5th, the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary enjoyed Jeanne Richardson’s program, Antiques and Treasures, at the Army’s Divisional Headquarters. Many members brought special treasures to learn more about their history.  Also featured in the November 30th issue of The Independent  Jeanne Richardson, featured speaker; Donna Clark, Kay Roscoe, Major Sharon Smith, Joanne Kurre, and […]

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Crittenton Children’s Center – A Toast for the Children

A Toast for the Children, an annual benefit for Crittenton Children’s Center, was held held on October 10th at Starlight Theatre. Dr. Gary D. Baker was honored for his extraordinary service and dedication to Crittenton. Proceeds from the event support mental health services and programs for area youth. Also featured in the November 30th issue […]

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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art – Committee of 100

October 8th was the date for The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art’s Committee of 100’s Celebratory Luncheon at the Museum. Mary Atterbury and Liz Uhlmann were the honorary co-chairmen, and Caroline McCallister and Stephanie Seigfreid were the chairmen of the event which featured guest speaker Charlotte Moss.  Also featured in the November 3oth issue of The […]

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The Kansas City Ballet – Opening Night Party

October 11th was the date for The Kansas City Ballet’s Opening Night Party to kick off the 56th season. The event was held at the Belger Arts Center, and guests enjoyed delicious fare before being transported to the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts for The Kansas City Ballet’s fall performance. Also featured in the […]

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Truman Medical Centers – Eat Your Art Out

On November 4th, Truman Medical Centers held its first-ever Eat Your Art Out event at Webster House. Terri and Doug Curran served as the honorary chairmen. More than 300 guests enjoyed sumptuous fare, cocktails, live entertainment, and a biennial juried art exhibit of works created by local artists living with mental illness. Also featured in […]

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