September 17th is the date for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City’s Red Shoe Shindig at Arrowhead Stadium’s North Club. Ann and Bob Regnier and Kate and Jonathan Bender are serving as the co-chairmen. Proceeds from the event help provide a “home away from home” to the families of sick children.
October 8th is the date for The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art’s Kemper Gala 2016. Partygoers will savor delicious cuisine prepared by Executive Chef Jennifer Maloney, Café Sebastienne; and enjoy great music and entertainment. Lindsay and Lee Major are the honorary chairmen, Jan Kyle and Kim Weinberger are the co-chairmen and Karen and Jack Holland are the co-chairmen – Kemper Ambassadors.
Ozanam’s Golf Classic, “Putting Kids on the Right Course” will be held on May 13th at St. Andrew’s Golf Club. The four-person scramble tournament will feature a putting contest, silent auction, lunch, and an awards ceremony. Brian Paulsen is serving as the chairman.
Melynn Sight has known Barnett Helzberg, founder of University Academy, all of her life. She was a Helzberg Leadership Fellow, and Barnett was her mother’s elementary school sweetheart. Melynn is now volunteering at University Academy in a unique anti-bullying curriculum, Step Up Sisterhood, which was developed by Synergy Services’ STOP Violence program. Melynn meets with a group of nine-year-old girls on a monthly basis to discuss bullying, rumors or injustices.
Eric Hofmann, Julie Shuss and Sean Burrell are dedicated to impacting the health of children, their families and communities through reactive and preventative initiatives at First Hand Foundation. Eric is a founding member of the Rolling for First Hand motorcycle ride, Julie is the silent auction lead for the Masquerade Ball and Sean Burrell is a founding member of the First Hand Ambassadors Board committee.