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Johnson County Community College Foundation – Some Enchanted Evening

November 9th was the date for the 33rd annual Some Enchanted Evening gala. The Johnson County Community College Foundation hosted the event, which was held at the Overland Park Convention Center. Susan and Mike Lally served as chairmen, and Pam Popp was the corporate sponsor chairman. Frank Devocelle received the Johnson Countian of the Year […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City – Most Wanted Auction

The Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland was the site for Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City’s Most Wanted Auction on December 14th. This year’s honorees helped to raise a record-breaking $897,336 through one-of-a-kind live auction packages and more. Nearly 1,000 partygoers celebrated life-changing friendships at the high energy evening. Courtney and Brian Johanning, honorees […]

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JCRB|AJC – 2019 Human Relations Dinner

Jewish Community Relations Bureau|AJC’s 2019 Human Relations Dinner was held on November 24th. The gala, which featured a “Generations of Justice” theme, celebrated the organization’s 75th anniversary. Herb Kohn was honored with the Henry W. Bloch Human Relations Award. After accepting the award, Herb gave the keynote address. Alana Muller was presented with the inaugural […]

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – 46th Annual Snow Ball

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ 46th Annual Snow Ball will be held on January 18th at the Overland Park Convention Center. Friends from St. Ann and St. Paul’s Catholic parishes gathered on separate occasions to garner support for the Ball. The Snowflakes, the next generation of Snow Ball supporters, had their own festive event in […]

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The Symphony League – Holiday Luncheon

Hallbrook Country was the beautiful setting for The Symphony League’s Holiday Luncheon. The festive event was held on December 11th. Symphony Ball Chairman Mary Leonida presented a check from the Ball to Danny Buckley, Kansas City Symphony, and Pat McCown, board president. New members were introduced, and Outgoing President Elaine Mann passed the gavel to […]

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – The Nutcracker Ball

On November 23rd, the Kansas City Ballet Guild presented The Nutcracker Ball at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Peggy Beal was the chairman, and Sandy and Dr. Roger Jackson served as the honorary chairmen. Sue Ann Fagerberg was the recipient of the 2019 Pirouette Award. In addition to a performance by Kansas City […]

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Kansas City Young Matrons – Mistletoe Party

Hallbrook Country Club was the beautiful setting for the Kansas City Young Matrons’ annual Mistletoe Party on December 6th. The festive event featured a delicious dinner and dancing. James and Sue Lund, Chuck and Joni Etherington, and Christy and Kent Jennings   Jo Anne Dondlinger and Dee Ritz   Andrea and Alexander Alford   Connie […]

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The American Royal – Chairman’s Uptown Hoedown

November 23rd was the date for The American Royal’s Chairman’s Uptown Hoedown. Charlie Tetrick served as chairman of the event, which was held in Hale Arena. Friends and supporters of The American Royal gathered to kick up their heels and celebrate the conclusion of the 120th American Royal season. Proceeds support The American Royal’s mission […]

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Kansas City Ballet – Sugar Plum Fairy Children’s Ball

December 7th was the date for the Sugar Plum Fairy Children’s Ball. Co-chairmen Lisa Sirridge and Regina Klepikow hosted the 25th annual event, which was held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Guests enjoyed a performance by the Kansas City Youth Ballet, an elegant three-course luncheon, face painting, and photos with […]

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