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K-State Alumni Association – 13th annual Wabash CannonBall

The K-State Alumni Association hosted the 13th annual Wabash CannonBall on February 22nd at the Overland Park Convention Center. The event raises funds for scholarships for future K-State students from the Kansas City area.  (Seated) Darin Russell and Jack and Haley Epps (standing) Matt Lagree, Sherri and Kevin Gwinner, and Kent and Rhonda Gasaway   […]

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Children’s Mercy – 15th Annual Red Hot Night Gala

The Hands & Hearts for Children Auxilary hosted the 15th Annual Red Hot Night Gala, a benefit for Children’s Mercy, in the Kay Barnes Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center on February 16th. Lisa and Barry Ginter and Jill and Ray Kowalik served as the honorary co-chairmen. Suzy Hall and Diane Gallagher were the […]

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Rose Brooks Center – 32nd Anniversary Cabaret

The 32nd Anniversary Cabaret, a tune-filled evening for a good cause, was held on March 3rd at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. The Atlantic City Boys wowed the audience at the benefit for Rose Brooks Center. Proceeds will be used to help end violence toward thousands of families and their pets. Mary […]

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Shawnee Mission Education Foundation – Donor Recognition Dinner

February 27th was the night for Shawnee Mission Education Foundation’s annual Donor Recognition Dinner. Students from the Shawnee Mission Culinary Arts Signature Program prepared the repast, which was held at the Broadmoor Bistro in the new Center for Academic Achievement. Dick McEachen with Barbara and Fred Schoell   Culinary Students Reis Miller and Baylie Harwick […]

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Sunflower House – Valentine Gala

The 37th annual Sunflower House Valentine Gala zoomed off to the Monaco Grand Prix! The Overland Park Convention Center was transformed into the lavish streets and bays of Monaco as guests cheered on tiny Formula One racers. Jacie and Justin Gunter served as the chairmen, and Frank Koranda, Jr. received the Lionheart Award. Cassie Tucker, […]

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ArtsKC Regional Arts Council – Annual Awards Luncheon

February 28th was a big day for ArtsKC Regional Arts Council: a celebration of its 20th anniversary with the Annual Awards Luncheon. Nate Orr and Richard Wetzel served as co-chairmen for the event, which was held at the Kay Barnes Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center. Shirley Bush Helzberg, Joan Israelite, Janice Kreamer, Henry […]

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Heart of America Shakespeare Festival – Romantic Revels Masked Ball

The InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza was the beautiful setting for Heart of America Shakespeare Festival’s Romantic Revels Masked Ball on February 16th. Bev and Erik Elving served as the honorary chairmen of the event that featured a sword fight in the middle of the dance floor! Dan Bukovac was honored with The Founder’s […]

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WIN for KC – Women’s Sports Awards Celebration

The Women’s Sports Awards Celebration kicked off WIN for KC’s 25th anniversary celebration. The February 8th event was held at the Kansas City Convention Center. Carrie Fry Robinson, Sania Cay, Jackie Frost, Bernadette Wagner, Tatsiana Khvitsko, and 15 former WIN for KC board chairmen were honored for their huge impact on women and girls in […]

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YMCA of Greater Kansas City – Challenge Your Fashion

The 12th annual Challenge Your Fashion gala was held on January 26th. Guests enjoyed a fashion show with sports celebrities and YMCA Challenger athletes, cocktails, dinner, a silent auction, a live auction hosted by The Nigro Brothers, and live music by Dolewite. Jennifer and Rex Hudler served as the chairmen. The event was a benefit […]

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