The Kansas City Young Matrons
The Kansas City Young Matrons’ new president is Peggy Beal. Peggy has been a member of KCYM since 2004, and has held many positions including president-elect, director of administration, director of programs, treasurer, and project coordinator for the Gillis Christmas Store. KCYM’s Do You Believe in Magic? Gala will be held on January 24th at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Proceeds will benefit the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
Some Enchanted Evening
The Johnson County Community College Foundation’s 28th annual Some Enchanted Evening will be held on November 8th at the Overland Park Marriott Hotel. Gary Morsch will be honored as the Johnson Countian of the Year. Mary Birch is the chairman of the event that will feature a gourmet dinner, entertainment and dancing. Proceeds will support the college’s scholarship program.
To celebrate its 100th anniversary, Union Station Kansas City will host a Centennial Weekend Open House on November 1st and 2nd. Lynn Devins and Patty Kincaid are serving as the co-chairmen. Guests will enjoy entertainment, featured films and performances, building tours, history lectures, and historic trains on display.
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.