Center Stage

First Call Alcohol/Drug Prevention & Recovery

Message in a Bottle 
The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial will be the site of First Call Alcohol/Drug Prevention & Recovery’s third annual Message in a Bottle event on September 17th. The keynote speakers are David Sheff and Nic Sheff, bestselling authors of A Beautiful Boy and We All Fall Down.¬† Lena Price and Tom Cohen are the chairmen.

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The Belles of the American Royal

2013 President
The Belles of the American Royal are pleased to announce to selection of Kim Manka Mann as their 2013 president. The 64th BOTAR Ball will be held on October 19th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Kim is a BOTAR, class of 1990. She served as recording secretary in 1999, vice president of American Royal activities in 2002 and vice president of BOTAR activities in 2005.

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Arias and Encores

Harriman-Jewell Series
September 30th is the date for Prelude, a benefit for the Harriman-Jewell Series. Maureen and Richard Durwood are the honorary chairmen, and Pati Chasnoff, Merry Prostic and Susan Spaulding are serving as the co-chairmen. The event will be held at Indian Hills Country Club and will feature special guest artist, baritone Daniel Belcher.

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Dig In, KC!

Delicious Dinner
September 22nd is the date for Cultivate Kansas City’s second annual Dig In, KC! at the City Market. Tiffany Lynch and Allison Harding are the co-chairmen. Chef Michael Foust, The Farmhouse; Chef Renee Kelly, Harvest; and Chef Charles D’Ablaing, Hotel Raphael; will prepare 600 pounds of fresh vegetables all grown by local farmers. The dinner celebrates the work Cultivate Kansas City does to promote food, farms and community.

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Powell Gardens

Under a Harvest Moon
September 22nd is the date for the fifth annual Under a Harvest Moon at Powell Gardens. Guests will be treated to a delicious multi-course meal prepared by Chef Alex Pope, Local Pig; and wine pairings on the terrace of the Missouri Barn. Proceeds from the event benefit children’s educational programs at the Gardens. Lory and Kevin Childress are the chairmen.

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