Center Stage

Great Plains SPCA

What happens in Vegas stays at…Pawtini, Great Plains SPCA’s signature event, which will be held on April 6th at Sporting Park. Julie Nelson Meers and Sam Meers, along with Kevin Westrope and Jason Holmes will be the honorary co-chairmen. Great Plains SPCA is Our Town’s most comprehensive resource for pets and their human companions.

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Ben and Betty Zarda Family 32nd Annual Golf Classic

Generations of Giving Back

Get in the swing and attend the Ben and Betty Zarda Family 32nd Annual Golf Classic: Generations of Giving Back. The event will take place on May 13th at Lake Quivira Country Club. There will be lunch, golf, a dinner reception, and an awards ceremony. Each year, more than 150 golfers and volunteers participate in this day of fellowship and golf that raises funds for Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas.

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Books and Boutiques

Time to Shop!

Have a delightful time shopping, watching a fashion show, enjoying a delicious lunch and listening to a fascinating writer atBooks and Boutiques, a benefit for Saint Luke’s South Hospital’s new infusion center. It will take place on May 3rd at the Overland Park Convention Center. Alex George, best-selling author of A Good American; will be the speaker.

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In the Spotlight

KCAI Auction

Bill and Meg Zahner, honorary chairmen

“Innovation” is the theme of the Kansas City Art Institute’s 2013 Art and Design Auction on June 1st at the school. Guests will enjoy special live and silent auctions, delicious fare from Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions and entertainment by DJ Ashton Martin. Meg and Bill Zahner are the honorary chairmen, and Kathy and Mark Donovan and Mary and Richard Wetzel are serving as the co-chairmen.

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Gilda’s Club

Giggle with Gilda
April 20th is the date for Giggle with Gilda. Kimberly Winter Stern is the chairman, and Elizabeth Alex is serving as the co-chairman of the event which will be held at The Midland. The evening of comedy-improv will feature Jason Sudeikis, Saturday Night Live; performing with the Second City National Touring Company of Chicago. Missy Koonce will serve as the emcee. Guests will enjoy Lonnie McFadden performing with his band, a live auction and a raffle.

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