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The Junior League of Wyandotte & Johnson Counties – Dads’ Ice Breaker

October 13th was the date for The Junior League of Wyandotte & Johnson Counties’ Dads’ Ice Breaker. Fathers of participants from 18 different high schools met and mingled prior to the Community Ball & Cotillion, to be held on December 7th. Kevin Spatz and Keith LeValley   Jamie Miller, Denny Robinson, and Michael Rhodes   […]

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – The Gathering

Courtney O’Farrell’s home was the lovely setting for The Gathering on October 1st. This marks the seventh year that the event has been held to support the New Roots for Refugees program, a ministry of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. More than 120 guests enjoyed delectable dishes from Enjoy: Pure Food + Drink Restaurant and […]

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Cristo Rey Kansas City – Dancing with the Kansas City Stars

Cristo Rey Kansas City’s 14th Annual Dancing with the Kansas City Stars will be held at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. CBIZ was the setting to announce eight hometown heroes, Dr. Dan Gurley, Michael Jackson, Tom Jones, Dr. Sarah Kucera, Lindsey Roy, Greg Schoofs, the Honorable Stephanie Taormina, and Deana Werkowitch, who […]

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Community LINC – The 2019 Rent Party

Joanne and John Bluford, Peggy and Terry Dunn, Karen and Hank Herrmann, Jeanette and Kevin Prenger, and Aviva Ajmera and Wayne Strickland served as honorary co-chairmen of The Rent Party. The October 5th event was held at the Crown Center Exhibit Hall. Proceeds support Community LINC, which aims to end family homelessness for this generation […]

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The 2019 BOTAR Ball

Old-fashioned Hollywood glamour and the pastel tones of Palm Beach set the vibe for the 70th BOTAR Ball. The event, which featured the presentation of BOTARs and escorts (and the darling little pages!) was held on October 19th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Mandy McKee Burditt served as president. Mrs. […]

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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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