October 23rd is the date for Off the Wall, an art event benefitting Sheffield Place. There will be delicious food, libations, raffles, live and silent auctions of original art, and entertainment. Proceeds benefit children and family services that empower homeless children and families to heal from their trauma and break the generational cycle of homelessness, poverty, addiction, and violence.
The Belles of the American Royal are pleased to announce the selection of Jenny Turner Tuttle as their 2014 president. The 65th BOTAR Ball will be held on October 18th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Jenny is a BOTAR, class of 1987. She served as a page in 1974. Jenny served as vice president of public relations in 1997, vice president of American Royal activities in 2005 and vice president of BOTAR activities in 2010.
CiCi Rojas, Greg Graves and Tim DeSett are the honorary co-chairmen of the Chiefs Charity Game, a benefit for Big Brothers Big Sisters. Committee members are busy planning the event to be held on August 7th, when the Kansas City Chiefs will host the Cincinnati Bengals at Arrowhead Stadium. Paul Kushnir is serving as the chairman.
Dress to Impress
September 26th is the date for The Family Conservancy’s Blue Carpet Event, to be held at Pennway Place. Martha Comment and her family are the honorary chairmen of the event that will feature cocktails, dinner and silent and live auctions.
100th Anniversary Celebration
Marlys and Michael Haverty will serve as the honorary chairmen of Union Station Kansas City’s Centennial Gala on October 30th. The Gala will kick off a weekend of special events, including the opening of a new history exhibit and a Centennial Open House on November 1st and 2nd.