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Jewel Ball – Club Central Casino

Jewel Ball debutantes, floor committee members and escorts rolled the dice and enjoyed a night of dancing during Club Central Casino. The affair was held at the Kansas City Downtown Library on June 9th. Guests came dressed as famous couples. Julie Aliber, Mattie Merriman, Lauren Newell, Francie Reintjes, Beth Ridge, Libby Sutherland, Laura Tutera, and […]

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The Jewel Ball

The Jewel Ball was held on June 16th at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Pamela Sutherland Gyllenborg (Mrs. John Eric Gyllenborg) served as the chairman. Joan Jenkins Bartlett (Mrs. Paul Dana Bartlett, Jr.) was the honorary chairman, and Margaret Hall Pence (Mrs. William Keith Pence) was the vice chairman. Sumptuous textiles and flowers in hues of […]

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Alphapointe Pro Am Golf Tournament

The C& C Group Alphapointe Pro Am Golf Tournament at Loch Lloyd Country Club had more than 150 amateur and professional golfers participate in the tournament on June 11th. Proceeds from the tournament benefited the youth programming at Alphapointe, including two summer camps for youth and teens with vision loss. Golf foursomes were paired with a […]

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UMB Big Bash

Grammy-award winning bluegrass group Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers dazzled guests at the 2012 UMB Big Bash. The group performed for a sold-out crowd on June 21st at The Midland by AMC, and helped raise $100,000 for the Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired and Women’s Employment Network. Mariner Kemper and Peter deSilva were the […]

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Gilda’s Club Kansas City – Grand Opening

Gilda’s Club Kansas City held a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on May 1st at its Clubhouse location. Joanna Bull, Gilda’s Club WorldWide, was the special guest. Gilda’s Club Kansas City provides free social and emotional support for anyone in the Kansas City area and surrounding counties facing cancer. Also featured in the July […]

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Westport Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution – 75th anniversary

The Westport Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) celebrated the 75th anniversary of its founding with a Tea at the Linda Hall Library on the campus of the University of Missouri – Kansas City on June 18th. With 85 guests and members in attendance, the organization presented a gift to the Kansas City community […]

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Nonprofit Connect – Open House and Ribbon Cutting

More than 200 people joined in the festivities to celebrate Nonprofit Connect’s new home in the KCPT building at the Open House and Ribbon Cutting on June 21st. Also featured in July 21st issue of The Independent Photo Credit: Terry Weckbaugh Lindsay Nelson, Luann Feehan, David Miles, Kliff Kuehl, Patrick Sallee, Laurie McCormack, and Amy Mulligan Kennedy […]

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Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary – Spring Luncheon

The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary Spring Luncheon was held on May 16th at  Meadowbrook Country Club. The theme for this year’s luncheon was “The Icing on the Cake.” Major Cheryl Miller, Divisional Leader and Women’s Auxiliary Advisor; gave the invocation. Following a delightful lunch, the new officers for 2012-2013 were installed by Major Sharon Smith, Divisional Leader […]

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Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City – Making CENT$ in the City

The Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City and Girls Scouts of NE Kansas and NW Missouri recently held a one day financial education workshop called Making CENT$ in the City. Emily VanArsdale and Lou Wade were the co-chairmen. The workshop was created for teenage girls and their parents and covered topics including checking accounts, budgeting, investing, and […]

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