Center Stage


Festive Affair
November 14th is the date for ReDiscover’s 45th Celebration to be held at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Jo Ann Field and Judy and Doug Hall are the honorary co-chairmen, and Melinda Petet is serving as the chairman. The event will feature cocktails, a delectable dinner, silent and live auctions, and a performance by Jennifer Holliday, the original Dreamgirls star; who will share her story of recovery from clinical depression.

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Crescendo 2014

Crescendo 2014 will be held at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts on November 7th. Deanna and Greg Graves are the honorary chairmen, and Katherine and Jim Schorgl are serving as the chairmen. Proceeds from the event will benefit the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance.

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Putting Kids on the Right Course

Ozanam’s Golf Classic, “Putting Kids on the Right Course,” will take place at Ironhorse Golf Club on May 12th. Guests will enjoy a putting contest, a silent auction, a raffle, a delicious lunch from Panera Bread of Kansas, and a four-person scramble tournament. Brady Wombolt is the event chairman.

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The Kansas City Ballet Guild

December 5th is the date for the Kansas City Ballet Guild’s Nutcracker Ball to be held at Union Station Kansas City. Guests will celebrate the holiday season with cocktails, dinner and dancing. Ann Dickinson is the honorary chairman, and Anna Allen is serving as the chairman. Proceeds benefit the Kansas City Ballet and the Kansas City Ballet School.

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The Liberty Hospital Foundation

On The Greens
The Liberty Hospital Foundation’s 26th annual Golf Classic will be held on September 12th at Staley Farms Golf Club. Brett Daffron is serving as the chairman of the event that benefits the Liberty Hospital Foundation programs and services which support the Liberty Hospital community.
Also featured in the May 3rd issue of The Independent 

Brett Daffron, chairman

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