November 5th is the date for KidsTLC’s United for Kids Gala in the North Club at Arrowhead Stadium. Laura and Brian Dolezal are serving as the honorary chairmen. The 20th annual event will feature a “Journey of Hope” travel theme.
BOTAR President Missy Love has been active in American Royal activities since she was presented at The BOTAR Ball in 1984. She served as corresponding secretary in 1991, vice president of public relations in 1994 and vice president of the BOTAR Ball in 2009. In addition, she has been co-chairman of the decorations committee, co-chairman of benefactors and has been involved with the parent welcome committee, Presidents’ Tea and BOTAR Night at the Royal.
October 22nd is the date for Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences’ Centennial Gala at Union Station Kansas City. Mayor Sly James is the honorary chairman, and Carla Duryee is the ambiance chairman. Partygoers will enjoy cocktails, dinner and dancing to the tunes of Lost Wax.
Skyler Phelps is a treasured volunteer at Sheffield Place. He serves as a board member and also as the chairman of the Off the Wall art event. Skyler gives his time and talents to Sheffield Place and its mission of healing and self-sufficiency for homeless mothers and their children.
Al Risden has been a motivating force for Sprint’s Give Lunch initiative since it began in 2007 to donate food and pack sack lunches for hungry children and families. Al has had a perfect attendance record for all 96 Give Lunch packing sessions. He is an Ambassador for Harvesters and was named Harvesters’ Volunteer of the Year in 2013.