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KCares for Kids Walk – Jaszianne Tolbert

“More than half of the 17-member KCares for Kids Walk planning committee includes Children’s Mercy employees who are volunteering their time to support the cause. That speaks volumes about our organization’s passion behind our patients. Each child’s success is my personal goal. I know so many people here feel the same way. We had a saying in my household growing up: ‘To whom much is given, much is required.

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Congratulations, Beth & Aaron!

Jill Ingram Reynolds of Prairie Village and Mr. Allen Dean Reynolds of Columbia, Missouri, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Elaine Reynolds, to Aaron Ray Hart, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Edward Hart of Canon City, Colorado. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Robert Palmer Ingram, Jr., of Our Town and the late Mr. Ingram and the late Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Reynolds. Beth is a graduate of The Barstow School.

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National Endowment for the Arts – Dr. Jane Chu

The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts was the setting for a Reception to honor Dr. Jane Chu, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts. Guests at the September 25th event helped to create the Dr. Jane Chu Endowment Fund for Youth in the Performing Arts to recognize the leadership and accomplishments of the first president and CEO of the Kauffman Center, who served from 2006 to 2014.

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – 2015-16 Kick-Off Luncheon

On September 29th, The Kansas City Country Club was the place where the Kansas City Ballet Guild’s 2015-16 Kick-Off Luncheon took place. Guests enjoyed a fabulously choreographed sword fight from the upcoming production of The Three Musketeers. New guild members were welcomed by President Lisa Hickok.

Guild President Lisa Hickok and Devon Carney, KC Ballet

Ivan Braatz, Aaron Steinberg and Nikolas Gaifullin, guest performers

Devon Carney spoke to guests.

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Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties – Mothers’ Tea

September 20th was the date for The Mothers’ Tea for The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties’ Community Ball and Cotillion. The special event was held at the lovely home of Angela and Troy Moore. Mothers of the Cotillion participants enjoyed fun conversation and delicious fare from Brentano’s. The 65th Annual Ball will be held on December 5th at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.

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