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Lyric Opera Circle – Her Majesty’s Ball

 
The Lyric Opera Circle’s Her Majesty’s Ball was held on April 8th in the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center. Guests were treated to a silent auction, dinner, dancing, and inspiring performances by Lyric Opera of Kansas City artists. Carol and John Kornitzer were the honorary chairmen, and Sherry Love served as the chairman. Beth Ingram, who has served on the board of trustees for 50 years, was honored.

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City – Kids Night Out

April 7th was the date for Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City’s Kids Night Out at the Overland Park Convention Center. The event featured a private performance from special guest stars, Little Big Town, Grammy Award winner and five-time, reigning CMA Vocal Group of the Year. Nancy and Steve Hooley were the honorary chairmen, and Andy Burczyk and Dean Newton served as the co-chairmen.

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The Children’s Place – Angels’ Gala

The Angels’ Gala, a benefit for The Children’s Place, was held on April 29th at the Kansas City Convention Center. Guests enjoyed cocktails and dinner, a live auction with the Nigro Brothers and dancing to Lost Wax. Susie Heddens and Deborah Quirk were the honorary co-chairmen, and Melissa Batz, Tracy Dillon, Lisa Hardy, Laura Jones, and Addie Perry served as the co-chairmen.

Leslie and Jacob Bayer, Jr.

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Center for Practical Bioethics – Annual Dinner

More than 600 guests gathered for the Center for Practical Bioethics’ Annual Dinner on April 5th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Kathleen Sebelius, former United States Secretary of Health and Human Services, was the keynote speaker, and Barbara and Rene Bollier and Julie and David Warm served as the co-chairmen.

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The Truman Library Institute – Wild About Harry

Nancy and Herb Kohn were the honorary chairmen, and Katie and Clyde Wendel served as the chairmen of The Truman Library Institute’s 17th annual Wild About Harry dinner. The April 7th event was held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Mark Halperin and John Heilemann were the keynote speakers, and Dr. Henry A. Kissinger was honored with the 2016 Harry S. Truman Legacy of Leadership Award. Proceeds support the educational outreach and programs at the Harry S.

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