June 28th is the date for the Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park’s Stems: A Garden Soiree at the Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. Kim and Brad Scafe are the honorary chairmen of the seventh annual event. Guests will enjoy wine, delicious fare, strolling through the gardens, entertainment, en plain air art, and fireworks.
The Kansas City Zoo’s most adventuresome event, Jazzoo, will be held on June 6th. Sandy Johnson is serving as the chairman of the event which will celebrate its 25th anniversary. Guests will enjoy cocktails, delicious bites from some of Our Town’s best restaurants and fabulous entertainment.
Also featured in the February 8th issue
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The Truman Library Institute
April 10th is the date for The Truman Library Institute’s 15th Annual Wild About Harry to be held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Wil Haygood, Washington Post journalist and best-selling author of The Butler: A Witness to History; is the featured speaker. The Harry S. Truman Legacy of Leadership Award will be presented to Dr. Donna E.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Becky and Brett Gordon are serving as chairmen of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s 26th Annual Ball, A Night At The Races. The April 26th event, to be held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown, will have a “Kentucky Derby” theme. Guests will enjoy signature cocktails, a five-course meal, silent and live auctions, and entertainment.
American Heart Association
March 1st is the date for the American Heart Association’s Heart & Stroke Ball to be held in the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center. Linda and John Nobles and Peggy and Dr. Michael Borkon are serving as the co-chairmen.
Also featured in the January 25th issue of The Independent
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