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Spotlight on Centurions – Joshua Brewster

Joshua Brewster grew up in Our Town and graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in communications from Saint Louis University and earned an MBA from Rockhurst University. He works at Trozzolo Communications Group as account vice president. Joshua is a member of the Centurions, Class of 2014. He volunteers at St. Elizabeth School and […]

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Johnson County Community College Foundation -Some Enchanted Evening

The Johnson County Community College Foundation’s 28th annual Some Enchanted Evening will be held on November 8th at the Overland Park Marriott Hotel. Gary Morsch will be honored as the Johnson Countian of the Year. Mary Birch is the chairman of the event that will feature a gourmet dinner, entertainment and dancing. Proceeds will support […]

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March of Dimes – Signature Chefs Auction

The March of Dimes’ Signature Chefs Auction will take place on October 13th at Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Chef Jimmy Bannos, Sr. is one of eight chefs who will be featured. For 34 years, his Heaven on Seven restaurants have been some of the most popular dining destinations in Chicago. Chef Jimmy […]

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Union Station Kansas City – Centennial Weekend Open House

To celebrate its 100th anniversary, Union Station Kansas City will host a Centennial Weekend Open House on November 1st and 2nd. Lynn Devins and Patty Kincaid are serving as the co-chairmen. Guests will enjoy entertainment, featured films and performances, building tours, history lectures, and historic trains on display.  Also featured in the July 12th issue […]

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Sheffield Place – Off the Wall

October 23rd is the date for Off the Wall, an art event benefitting Sheffield Place.  There will be delicious food, libations, raffles, live and silent auctions of original art, and entertainment. Proceeds benefit children and family services that empower homeless children and families to heal from their trauma and break the generational cycle of homelessness, […]

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The Belles of the American Royal – Jenny Turner Tuttle

The Belles of the American Royal are pleased to announce the selection of Jenny Turner Tuttle as their 2014 president. The 65th BOTAR Ball will be held on October 18th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Jenny is a BOTAR, class of 1987. She served as a page in 1974. Jenny […]

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The March of Dimes – Signature Chefs Auction

The Signature Chefs Auction, a benefit for The March of Dimes, will be held on October 13th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Chef Mark Gaier and Chef Clark Frasier of Arrows and MC Perkins Cove in Ogunquit, Maine, and M.C. Spiedo Ristorante & Bar in Boston, Massachusetts, will be cooking at […]

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Chiefs Charity Game

CiCi Rojas, Greg Graves and Tim DeSett are the honorary co-chairmen of the Chiefs Charity Game, a benefit for Big Brothers Big Sisters. Committee members are busy planning the event to be held on August 7th, when the Kansas City Chiefs will host the Cincinnati Bengals at Arrowhead Stadium. Paul Kushnir is serving as the […]

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Cheers to Volunteers! – Kim Steakle

Kim Steakle has been a dedicated volunteer for the Alzheimer’s Association for the past five years. She is personally and professionally connected to Alzheimer’s and is a true champion for the cause. Kim Steakle works at Thoughtful Care (Senior Home Care Services) in Family Relations. She shares her passion in all areas, including community awareness, education and […]

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