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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – 29th Annual Ball, “Tribute”

Ashley and Ramin Cherafat served as the chairmen of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s 29th Annual Ball, “Tribute,” which was held on April 22nd at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. The festivities included a social hour, live and silent auctions, entertainment, and a delicious five-course meal. Six influential leaders were honored for their work with the Society during the past 29 years.

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Jewel Ball – Gentlemen’s Serenade

The Jewel Ball Gentlemen’s Serenade took place on June 4th at Mission Hills Country Club. Dan Bolen served as event chairman, with Hunter Wolbach as event co-chairman. The Gentlemen of The Jewel Ball entertained their mothers and grandmothers with songs and handed them roses.

The Gentlemen enjoyed a light moment.

Kay Beck and Jay Guastello

Mothers and grandmothers enjoyed the serenade.

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Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art – Beyond Beyonds

“DAZZLING!” was the theme of Beyond Beyonds, which took place on April 29th at the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art. Guests enjoyed lavish buffets and desserts and live entertainment by Will Matthews’ The Saturday Night Trio. Hundreds of Our Town’s most prominent collectors competed in a live auction for major works of art by regionally, nationally and internationally recognized artists.

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Synergy Services – Kindest Kansas Citian Awards Banquet

The 27th Annual Kindest Kansas Citian Awards Banquet was held on May 5th at The View at Briarcliff. The event featured entertainment and delicious refreshments, in addition to spotlighting those who do so much for Our Town.  Jamie Cummings and John Isenberg were proclaimed Honorary Stars. As in other years, students at area schools wrote essays nominating candidates (5,000 of them!). The 20 Kindest Kansas Citians, along with the students who nominated them, were honored at the gathering.

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