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BOTAR – Night at the Royal

BOTARs, pages, and escorts, along with their families and friends, gathered for the BOTAR Night at the Royal. This year’s event featured drinks, dinner from Zarda Bar-B-Q, face painting, and games. Afterward, guests enjoyed the 70th American Royal Pro Rodeo. Megan Bubb and Sacha Nana were the co-chairmen. Melanie Wight and Megan Bubb   Sam […]

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Kansas City Ballet – Season Launch Party

Devon Carney and Jeffrey J. Bentley, both with Kansas City Ballet, welcomed guests to the 62nd season of Kansas City Ballet at its annual Season Launch Party. The October 11th event was co-hosted by The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center and AXA Advisors. Members of The Bolender Society had a wonderful time at the […]

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The Kansas City Ballet Guild – Nutcracker Ball

The Kansas City Ballet Guild’s Nutcracker Ball will be held on November 23rd at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Sandy and Dr. Roger Jackson are the honorary chairmen, and Peggy Beal is serving as the chairman. On September 3rd, members of the Kansas City Ballet Guild gathered at the Todd Bolender Center for […]

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Park University – Stanislav & Friends

Honorary Chairmen Edith and Benny Lee received the First Annual Maestro Award from Greg Gunderson, Park University; at Stanislav & Friends on September 20th. The event was held on stage in Helzberg Hall at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Faculty members, alumni, and students performed, much to the delight of guests. After the […]

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

The Junior League of Wyandotte & Johnson Counties has chosen December 7th as the date for its 69th Annual Community Ball & Cotillion. The students who will be presented at the event represent 18 high schools in Our Town. (First row) Mariah Burnside, Molly Mahoney, Paige Salas, Jennifer Moreno, Regan LeValley, Ashley Williams, Sophia Klaudt, […]

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – Snow Ball

The 46th annual Snow Ball will be held on January 18th at the Overland Park Convention Center. During the month of November, Friends of Curé of Ars, St. Michael the Archangel, and St. Agnes parishes gathered at events in support of the Ball. Proceeds from the gala support Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas to help […]

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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Committee of 100 – Celebratory Luncheon

Margaret Austin served as the honorary chairman for the eighth annual Committee of 100 Celebratory Luncheon at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Suzanne Kasler, interior designer and author, was the featured speaker at the event, which was held on September 17th. Denise Dudenhoeffer, Anna Dudenhoeffer Simpson, Catherine Dudenhoeffer, and Caffrey Brooks Dudenhoeffer were the co-chairmen. […]

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The Johnson County Library Foundation – Library Lets Loose

September 28th was the date for The Johnson County Library Foundation’s fourth annual Library Lets Loose event, which was held at the Central Resource Library in Overland Park, Kansas. Partygoers enjoyed delectable fare and drink pairings, local music, trivia games, and the Black & Veatch MakerSpace. Audrey and Asher Langworthy were the honorary hosts. Anne […]

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First Call – Celebration Evening

Unity Temple on the Plaza was the setting for First Call’s annual Celebration Evening, which was held on September 26th. More than 400 guests gathered for the event that featured Elizabeth Vargas, Emmy Award-winning journalist; in conversation with Lara Moritz. Danielle and John Myers served as chairmen of the event that raised awareness about First […]

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