Center Stage

Pour for More


                              Steve Metzler, chairman

May 10th is the date for Pour for More, a benefit for KidsTLC. Steve Metzler will serve as the chairman. Guests will enjoy cocktails, a silent auction and entertainment by The Dueling Piano Guys at The Guild. Proceeds from the event will provide in-patient psychiatric treatment, resource family services, community outreach, and behavioral health and autism treatment for children and families in Our Town.

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The Friends of Chamber Music

Sophisticated Soiree

       Jennifer and Bud Bacon, honorary chairmen

May 11th is the date for The Friends of Chamber Music’s annual benefit Soiree 2013 at the Kansas City Country Club. Guests will enjoy a gourmet dinner, an intimate concert by the Ariel Quartet and silent and live auctions featuring select wines. Jennifer and Bud Bacon are the honorary chairmen, and Master Sommelier Doug Frost will serve as the emcee.

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Cinco de Cabot

Ready to Rock

Performers Aztlan and Sugar Ray will take the stage on May 3rd at Cinco de Cabot, a benefit concert for Cabot Westside Medical and Dental Center at KC Live! in the Power and Light District. Sara and Dr. Terry Curran, along with Manny Lopez and his family are the honorary co-chairmen, and Cori Turner, Lolita Ayala and Debbie White are serving as the co-chairmen.

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Jazzoo 2013

Mystique of the Beak

                                Laurie Ingram, chairman

The Kansas City Zoo’s Jazzoo will be held on June 7th. Laurie Ingram is serving as the chairman. The event will feature a “Mystique of the Beak” theme which celebrates the upcoming arrival of the new state-of-the-art penguin exhibit. Guests will enjoy delicious bites from 60 local restaurants, fabulous entertainment on four stages and cocktails from 15 full and specialty bars.

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Rock Chalk Ball

Crimson and Blues
April 27th is the date for Rock Chalk Ball, “Crimson and Blues.” Debbi and Howard Cohen and Clare and Nick Blasi are serving as co-chairmen of the event.  Jayhawks will celebrate Kansas City’s rich jazz traditions at the Overland Park Convention Center. Proceeds will support Alumni Association events all over the country.

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