Dr. Ronan Tynan, Paralympics champion, renowned Irish tenor and orthopedic physician; is the keynote speaker for Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation’s White Coat Gala at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. The April 9th event will celebrate Truman Medical Center’s 40th anniversary. Rachael and Dr. Nelson Sabates are serving as the chairmen.
MOCSA’s 2016 Community Luncheon will be held on May 6th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Jeffrey S. Bucholtz, co-director of We End Violence; is the keynote speaker. Carole and Bill Cobb and Debbie and Kevin Crull are serving as honorary co-chairmen.
April 9th is the date for Variety Children’s Charity of Greater Kansas City’s Variety Show 2016 at Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland. Shirley Pryor is serving as the honorary chairman. Guests will enjoy performances from a variety of local entertainers and a special finale by Gary Gulman, comedian from Last Comic Standing.
Yvette and Doug Kinney are serving as chairmen of The Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park’s Stems: A Garden Soirée on June 25th at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens. This annual summer celebration will feature fine wines, great fare, live music, and a spectacular fireworks show.
Austin Bickford and his brother, Julian Bickford, founded BicMedia, a video, animation and music production company, located in the Crossroads Arts District. Austin is a member of the Centurions, class of 2017 and serves on the Wild Card Task Force and the social committee. Austin volunteers at Children’s Mercy Hospital, Great Plains SPCA and Phoenix Family.