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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Kick Off Party

Members of the Kansas City Ballet Guild, along with Kansas City Ballet dancers and staff members, enjoyed a Kick Off Party to celebrate the Ballet’s 2021-2022 season. The August 29th festivities, which were held at Lidia’s, included remarks by Peggy Beal, Guild president, and Jeffrey J. Bentley and Devon Carney, both with Kansas City Ballet, plus cocktails and appetizers. 

Edie Downing, Denise Lambert, Marilyn Gaar, and Sarah Bent

 

Angela Walker, Corben Simpson, Gillian Yoder, Kaitlin Zeis, Andrew Rossi, and John Walker

 

Denise Lambert, Bev Evans, and Ron and Patricia Fredman  

 

Danielle Fu, Georgia Fuller, Stacey Fuller, and Liang Fu

Also featured in the October 2, 2021 issue of The Independent

Features

HappyBottoms – 2021 Diaper Bowl

December Brammer and Kristal Ronnebaum served as co-chairmen of HappyBottoms’ inaugural Diaper Bowl. More than 400 guests enjoyed delicious sips and bites, live music, silent and live auctions, a reverse…

The Farmer’s House – Peace, Love & Happiness Virtual Tour and Auction

August 28th was the date for The Farmer’s House’s Peace, Love & Happiness Virtual Tour and Auction. Guests sported their favorite groovy attire and gathered at fun watch parties around…

The Symphony Ball – 2021 Benefactors’ Party

The Symphony Ball Benefactors’ Party was held on September 9th at the beautiful home of Tennille and Jason Adkins. Guests enjoyed cocktails, delicious cuisine, and wonderful music from the Kansas…

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society & The Opes Charitable Foundation – 3rd Annual Green Tie Gala

The Kansas City Marriott Downtown was the site for the 3rd Annual Green Tie Gala, which was held on August 14th. This year’s honoree was the late Dan Dykstra. Guests…