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March of Dimes – March for Babies

The March of Dimes’ March for Babies event will be held on May 3rd in the Kansas City Power & Light District. Lenexa’s Alliance Data is serving as the chairman. Brenden Steffens, Kim Prange and Jeremy Kingsley, all with Alliance Data; plan to lead the effort to engage employees in the March of Dimes’ mission […]

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Truman Library Institute – Wild About Harry

The Truman Library Institute’s Wild About Harry will be held on April 23rd at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Rick Atkinson, Pulitzer-Prize winning author of The Liberation Trilogy is the special guest speaker, and the Honorable Bob Dole will receive the Harry S. Truman Legacy of Leadership Award. Henry Bloch, Bill […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Crystal Ward

Crystal Ward is a member of the Centurions, Class of 2015, and is chairman of the Law and Order Task Force and a member of the projects committee. She has more than 13 years of experience in youth development, serving in various roles, which include teacher, life coach, mentor, and school administrator. Crystal has been […]

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Rock Chalk Ball

The 20th annual Rock Chalk Ball will be held on April 25th in the Grand Ballroom of Bartle Hall. Kelly and Paxson St. Clair are the chairmen of  the event will celebrate The University of Kansas’s 150th anniversary. Proceeds support the KU Alumni Association which hosts the annual Ball with its Greater Kansas City Network. […]

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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art – Create the Night…POP!

Ann and Kenneth Baum are the honorary chairmen, and Katie Gerson and Lisa Schellhorn are serving as the co-chairmen of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art’s first annual gala, Create the Night…POP!, to be held on February 21st at the Museum. Members of the Museum’s Committee of 100 gathered on December 16th to prepare the fabulous […]

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Lyric Opera Circle – Champagne Ball

The Lyric Opera Circle’s Champagne Ball will be held on March 28th in the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center. The evening will feature dinner, dancing, an outstanding auction, and world-class musical entertainment, highlighting arias of toasting and celebration from some of the most beloved operas. Also featured in the December 13th issue […]

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Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas – Snow Ball

The 41st Annual Snow Ball will be held on January 24th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Guests will enjoy a cocktail reception, a formal dinner and dancing into the night. Members of the Jean and Bill Dunn family are the honorary presidents, and Mary and Paul Thompson are serving as the […]

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Spotlight on Centurions – Tom Dowling

Tom Dowling is a member of the Centurions Class of 2015. He was the chairman of the October Task Force on transportation, infrastructure and planning. Tom is a partner with Stinson Leonard Street and practices employee benefits law. He serves on the board of trustees at The Kansas City Art Institute and is on the […]

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The Angels of the Children’s Place Gala

The Angels of the Children’s Place Gala will be held on April 10th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Diane and Bill Clarkson are the honorary chairmen. Proceeds will benefit the youngest survivors of abuse, neglect and trauma that are served by The Children’s Place.  Also featured in the December 13th […]

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