Center Stage

Kansas City Tip-Off Event

Fighting Cancer
October 8th is the date for the sixth annual Kansas City Tip-Off Event  at Kansas City Municipal Auditorium. Proceeds from the event will support The American Cancer Society and its fight to eliminate cancer as a life-threatening disease.

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In the Spotlight

Jenny Erdman and Tim Van Zandt are the co-chairmen of The Friends of the Conservatory of Music and Dance at UMKC’s Crescendo. The event will be held on November 8th in Helzberg Hall at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts and will feature a “No Limits” theme. Guests will enjoy cocktails before the concert and dinner afterwards in Brandmeyer Hall and special performances by students and faculty of the Conservatory.

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Sheffield Place

Off the Wall
Sheffield Place’s Off the Wall art event will be held on October 24th at Drexel Hall. Guests will enjoy a buffet supper, a silent auction featuring original art by area artists, the creation of art live for auction, and entertainment. Andrea and Steve Bough are the honorary chairmen, and Skyler Phelps is serving as the chairmen.

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30th Annual Hollywood Holiday Gala

December 5th is the date for Ozanam’s 30th Annual Hollywood Holiday Gala to be held at the Sheraton Kansas City at Crown Center. Guests will enjoy live and silent auctions, an elegant dinner and performances by the Ozanam children. Rita and Lamar Hunt, Jr. are the honorary chairmen, and Karen and Chuck Peters are serving as the chairmen. Larry Moore will serve as the emcee. Proceeds from the event will provide programs and services for the children at Ozanam.

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In the Spotlight

Urban Rendezvous
Urban Rendezvous IV will be held on October 25th at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Susan and Jon Cassat are the honorary chairmen, and Bryan Busby will serve as the emcee. Guests will enjoy cocktails, a delicious dinner and a live auction with the Nigro Brothers. Proceeds from the event will support the Urban Ranger Corps’ mission to help prepare at-risk inner city youth for responsible and productive futures.

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