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The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation – Charitable Giving Institute Graduation

The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation hosted the Charitable Giving Institute Graduation, an evening with Raising Charitable Children author Carol Weisman and a Family Giving Getaway featuring the Paul Mesner Puppets. The programs were designed to help donors of all ages become more strategic givers. Additional photos also featured in the January 12th issue of The Independent Photo […]

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Southwest Boulevard Family Health Care – Champagne & Chocolate

More than 300 guests sampled savories and desserts from more than 40 of Our Town’s top restaurants, bakeries and chocolatiers at the 18th Annual Champagne and Chocolate. Proceeds from the event benefited Southwest Boulevard Family Health Care. Mary Morris and Julie Zwillenberg served as the co-chairmen, and LesLee and Pete Smith were the honorary chairmen.  Additional photos also […]

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The Pembroke Hill – Three Minutes Since

Three Minutes Since is a band made up of Pembroke Hill classmates, Auggie Barhorst, lead guitar; Natty Crenner, drums; Ben Gallagher, guitar and vocals; Andy Sundeen, bass guitar; and David Marsh, who fills in as a drummer from time to time. They produced their first CD last year called, “Cold Tonight.” They won Battle of […]

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St. Teresa’s Academy Auction

November 17th was the date for St. Teresa’s Academy’s Auction. Cynthia and Pat McCarthy, Christine and Doug Fielder and Julie and Mike McCann served as co-chairmen. The “Swinging on a Star” themed-event featured a delicious gourmet dinner from Garozzo’s Ristorante and silent and live auctions. Larry Moore was the emcee, and George Nigro served as the […]

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The beautiful home of Kelly and Jon Lambert was the site for The Patrons’ Party for the Kemper Museum’s UPTOWN/DOWNTOWN Gala. Guests were entertained by Phat Strad and musicians from Park University. Michelle and Peter deSilva were the Gala honorary chairmen, and Holly Mihalovich and Hallie Peavey served as the Gala co-chairmen. Additional photos also featured in the […]

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Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey – Ailey II

Ailey II was held on October 6th at the Folly Theater. An After Party was held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Dr. Michael Weaver was the honorary chairman, and Angela Bennett and Sherri Wattenbarger served as the co-chairmen. Artistic Director Troy Powell and Choreographer Benoit-Swan Pouffer delighted guests with an amazing program […]

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Heartland Men’s Chorus – 17th Annual Dinner of Note

Heartland Men’s Chorus chose LIKEME Lighthouse as co-beneficiary of the 17th annual Dinner of Note on October 13th at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Heartland Men’s Chorus has been singing out as Kansas City’s gay men’s chorus for 27 years in Our Town and chose the new LIKEME Lighthouse LGBT community center in Midtown as its first […]

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The fourth annual Project Poochie featured 50 shelter alumni dogs strutting the runway on October 14th, in designs from Diane VonFurstenbone, Barktoria’s Secret, Yves St. Bernard, and many more. Proceeds from Project Poochie benefited the SASSYfund, which helps realize the financial burden that unscheduled pet expenses can cause for seniors on a fixed income.  Additional photos featured in the […]

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Truman Medical Center’s Behavior Health Sciences – Benefit at the Bristol

The 17th annual Benefit at the Bristol was held on October 15th at the Bristol Seafood Grill in Leawood. Janet and Ron Reimer were the honorary chairmen, and Ann and John Sundeen served as the chairmen. More than 300 guests helped to make this event the most successful ever. Special guests were Senia and Will Shields, who […]

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