Center Stage

Nurse of the Year Awards

March of Dimes
November 13th is the date for The March of Dimes’ Nurse of the Year Awards at the Overland Park Convention Center. Tammy Peterman, The University of Kansas Hospital; is serving as the chairman of the event that honors the best and the brightest nurses from across Kansas and the Greater Kansas City area.

Chairman Tammy Peterman, The University of Kansas Hospital

Also featured in the May 16, 2015 issue of The Independent 

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Chefs Classic 2015

Fabulous Fare
Harvesters’ Chefs Classic 2015 will be held on June 28th at The American Restaurant. Mark R. Larrabee is serving as the honorary chairman. Chef Michael Corvino, The American Restaurant; will host an incredible dining experience where guests will enjoy the culinary talents of some of the finest chefs from throughout the area and around the country.

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Crescendo 2015!

In The Spotlight
The UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance is gearing up for Crescendo 2015!, to be held on November 6th at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Sherry and Gary Forsee are the honorary chairmen, and Melanie and Mike Fenske are serving as chairmen of the event that features cocktails, a sumptuous dinner and a stunning performance in Helzberg Hall by talented students and faculty. Proceeds support student scholarships.

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Ozanam’s Golf Classic

On The Greens
Ozanam’s Golf Classic, “Putting Kids on the Right Course,” will be held on May 11th at Ironhorse Golf Club. Brady Wombolt is serving as the chairman of the event that features a putting contest, silent auction, raffle, lunch, a four-person scramble tournament, and an awards ceremony. Proceeds support the children’s programs and services at Ozanam.

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Books & Boutiques

Shop ‘Til You Drop
The Overland Park Convention Center is the setting for The Saint Luke’s Foundation at Saint Luke’s South Hospital’s eighth annual Books & Boutiques. Alicia Cabrera-Hill, Kim Madden and Dr. Marsha Weaver are serving as the co-chairmen of the May 1st event. Guests will enjoy a delightful day of shopping, gourmet fare and fun. Laura McBride, author of We Are Called To Rise; is the featured speaker.

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