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The Association of Fundraising Professionals, GKC Chapter – 2021 National Philanthropy Day Awards Reception and Program

The Regnier Family Wonderscope Children’s Museum of Kansas City was the site for The Association of Fundraising Professionals, Greater Kansas City Chapter (AFPGKC’s) National Philanthropy Day Awards Reception and Program on November 11th. Guests enjoyed a cocktail reception and a program that included the presentation of awards for the Spirit of Philanthropy – Individual/Family, Spirit […]

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The 2021 Jewel Ball Debutante Tea

November 26th was the date for The Jewel Ball Debutante Tea, which was held at The Kansas City Country Club. Dody Everist and Deborah Quirk were the co-chairmen.                 Read more from the January 8, 2022 issue of The Independent Photo Credit: Wirken Photography  

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City – 2021 Most Wanted Auction

The Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland was the site for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City’s Most Wanted Auction, which was held on December 11th. This year’s honorees helped to raise $1,247,724 through one-of-a-kind auction packages and more. Partygoers celebrated life-changing friendships at the dynamic evening.       Read more from […]

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – 48th Annual Snow Ball Parish Parties

Members of numerous Catholic churches – the Church of the Ascension, Curé of Ars, Good Shepherd, Holy Angels, Sacred Heart, St. Joseph, St. Patrick, and Prince of Peace – recently held a variety of parties to kick start the festivities for the 48th Annual Snow Ball. The event, a benefit for Catholic Charities of Northeast […]

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KVC Hospitals Kansas City – Outdoor Staff Party

KVC Hospitals Kansas City, which serves children and families dealing with mental health issues, recently celebrated its 30th anniversary. An Outdoor Staff Party was held to mark the occasion, The fun featured food trucks, and there were KVC umbrellas as souvenirs.            Read more in the December 18, 2021 issue of The […]

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First Tee Greater Kansas City – Tom Watson’s Day For Kids Golf Tournament

Oakwood Country Club was the site for Tom Watson’s Day For Kids Golf Tournament, a benefit for the children served by First Tee Greater Kansas City. Tom held a clinic prior to the shotgun start – and then he played one hole with each team, making it a memorable round for every golfer. Charlie Sunderland […]

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17th annual Night Out with MOCSA

The members of the Crestwood Women’s Network served as the honorary co-chairmen of the 17th annual Night Out with MOCSA. Heather Bortnick and Libby Henry were the co-chairmen for the event, which was held on October 23rd at The LEX in Municipal Auditorium. Speakers, auction items, art, music, and cocktails made for a memorable occasion. […]

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2022 Lyric Opera Ball – “Una Notte a Roma”

Lyric Opera Circle members and guests gathered at Loews Kansas City Hotel on October 25th to kick off the planning of the 2022 Lyric Opera Ball, “Una Notte a Roma.” The lucky attendees were treated to Italian operatic performances by Lyric Opera of Kansas City Resident Artists during the cocktail reception. Gigi Rose is serving […]

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The Kansas City Ballet – The Nutcracker

The Kansas City Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker is on stage this month at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, with music by the Kansas City Symphony. This year, Madeleine Mullin and Elise Pickert are both performing the role of Clara. Madeleine’s mother, Laura Mullin, and Elise’s mother, Kate Pickert, are both members of […]

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