Center Stage

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art – Create the Night…Through the Eyes of Picasso

Create the Night…Through the Eyes of Picasso will take place on October 14th at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Guests will enjoy a delicious dinner, entertainment and an opportunity to see an internationally-renowned exhibit at this black-tie gala. Christy and Bill Gautreaux are the honorary chairmen, and Lauren Atterbury and Kay Newell will serve as the co-chairmen.

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KidsTLC – Pour for More

April 28th is the date for Pour for More, a signature cocktail event benefiting KidsTLC. Kerri Frazier and Julie Houts are serving as the co-chairmen. Guests will explore the Museum’s galleries, enjoy delicious food and drink from Cafe Sebastienne, bid on unique, custom bar carts, and dance to live music from D.J. Mike Scott.

Kerri Frazier and Julie Houts, co-chairmen

Also featured in the April 1, 2017 issue 
Photo Credit: J.

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Spotlight on Centurions – Father Justin Mathews

Father Justin Mathews is a Centurion, class of 2018. He serves on the steering committee and is a member of the Law and Order Task Force. Father Justin is the priest at St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Christian Church and the executive director at Reconciliation Services. Father Justin is a passionate community builder, committed to serving the area surrounding 31st and Troost, where he lives with his wife Jodi and their sons, Elias, Asher and Hayden.

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Kansas City Zoo – Jazzoo

Trish and John Dorsey are serving as the chairmen of the Kansas City Zoo’s 28th annual Jazzoo. The June 2nd event will feature delicious bites from more than 80 local restaurants, fabulous entertainment on four stages and cocktails from 10 full and specialty bars.

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