Center Stage

Kansas City Art Institute

A Patron Preview will take place on December 5th at the Kansas City Art Institute, the evening before its much-anticipated end-of-semester exhibition and sale of student artwork. Pam and Gary Gradinger are the chairmen.
Also featured in the November 2nd issue of The Independent 

Pam and Gary Gradinger, chairmen

 
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In the Spotlight

Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas
The 40th Annual Snow Ball benefiting Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas will be held on January 18th at the Sheraton Kansas City at Crown Center. Rita and Lamar Hunt, Jr. are the honorary presidents, and Jeanne and Charlie Haake are the presidents. 
Also featured in the October 19th issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit: Brian Turner 

Honorary Presidents Rita and Lamar Hunt, Jr.

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21st Annual Grants Awards Luncheon

The Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City

On December 6th, The Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City will host the 21st Annual Grants Awards Luncheon at the Sheraton Kansas City at Crown Center. Actress and advocate America Ferrera is the keynote speaker.

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Champions of Character

The NAIA Foundation Luncheon
On November 6th, The NAIA Champions of Character Foundation Luncheon will celebrate the values of those who make a difference in sports at the Kansas City Convention Center Grand Ballroom. The keynote speaker will be the University of Nebraska Coach Tom Osborne.

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In the Spotlight

Magic of the Season
December 7th is the date for the 19th Annual Sugar Plum Fairy Children’s Ball to be held in the Grand Ballroom at Bartle Hall. Guests young and old will enjoy holiday music, an elegant three-course lunch, shopping for holiday gifts at the Nutcracker Marketplace, and posing for photos with the Sugar Plum Fairy. Following the Luncheon, there will be a performance of the Kansas City Ballet’s The Nutcracker at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.

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