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Metropolitan Community College – Chancellor’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Luncheon

David Disney served as the honorary chairman for Metropolitan Community College’s Chancellor’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Luncheon. The January 18th event was held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Ron Stallworth, author of Black Klansman: Race, Hate, and the Investigation of a Lifetime, and Kevin Willmott, a professor of film […]

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The Independent’s Top Ten Events of 2018

February 13th was the date for The Independent’s Top Ten Party at 28 Event Space. Our Town’s deep commitment to philanthropy was on display as The Top Ten Events of 2018 and The Independent’s 2019 Class of Rising Stars were announced. More than 200 guests enjoyed cocktails and delicious fare from Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions. […]

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Kansas City Young Matrons – Magic Ball

January 24th was the date for the Patrons’ Party for Kansas City Young Matrons’ Magic Ball. The event was held at the Pinnacle National Development Center to honor benefactors of the Ball. Patrons enjoyed delectable fare from Pierpont’s and tours of the beautiful new facility. The Magic Ball, a benefit for Avenue of Life, was […]

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – 45th Annual Snow Ball

The Overland Park Convention Center was the setting for Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ 45th Annual Snow Ball on January 19th. More than 1,800 partygoers enjoyed a formal dinner and dancing. Patty and Don Kincaid were the Snow Ball honorary presidents and Fran and Neil Douthat were the Snow Ball presidents. Proceeds support the agency’s […]

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Olathe Health Charitable Foundation – Yuletide Gala

Maria and Blake Heid served as chairmen for Olathe Health Charitable Foundation’s 47th annual Yuletide Gala. The event, which featured cocktails, dinner, and dancing, was held at the Overland Park Convention Center on December 1st. Frank H. Devocelle, who retired as president of Olathe Health, was honored for his 47-year commitment to the organization. The […]

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Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties – Community Ball and Cotillion

The Kansas City Marriott Downtown was the site for the Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties’ Community Ball and Cotillion. Stephanie Wilken served as Ball chairman, with Monica Browne and Sally Dannov as the Cotillion co-chairmen for the elegant event on December 1st. Guests enjoyed seeing the young pages, dining on gourmet fare, and […]

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Nutcracker Luncheon

On December 13th, the Kansas City Ballet Guild gathered for the delightful Nutcracker Luncheon at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. President Susan Meehan-Mizer and members of the archives committee presented a dazzling array of photos and costumes from past productions of The Nutcracker. The festive tables were decorated with traditional nutcrackers, […]

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – SnowFlake Happy Hour

There were many celebrations leading up to this evening’s 45th annual Snow Ball at the Overland Park Convention Center. The rooftop of the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza was the setting for an event in support of the Ball, a SnowFlake Happy Hour. Members of the Holy Angels Catholic Parish and the Atchison community […]

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Lyric Opera Circle – Holiday Luncheon

Lyric Opera Circle’s Holiday Luncheon was held on December 5th at Webster House. Circle President Patricia Scott welcomed Marilyn and Kenneth Hager, Lyric Opera Ball honorary chairmen, and Deborah Sandler Kemper, Lyric Opera of Kansas City. New Members Angie Chapman, Lindy Chapman, Lisa Flynn, Ann Nigro, and Barbara Godfrey were introduced. Guests enjoyed a delectable […]

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