Walk to Cure
JDRF’s 2012 Walk to Cure Diabetes & 5K will be held on October 6th at the Truman Sports Complex. Beth and Bobby Totsch will serve as the co-chairmen. Beth was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 21. Proceeds from the event will help JDRF and its mission to cure, treat and prevent type 1 diabetes.
Also featured in the August 4th issue of The Independent
Bobby and Beth Totsch, co-chairmen
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The UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance will host Crescendo 2012 on November 2nd at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. The highlight of the evening will be a performance in Helzberg Hall featuring more than 250 performers on stage in a seamless performance designed to be as brisk as it is eclectic. Lisa Schubert Hickok will serve as the chairman.
63rd BOTAR Ball
The Belles of the American Royal are pleased to announce the selection of Stephanie Smith Kissick as their 2012 president. The 63rd BOTAR Ball will be held on October 20th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Stephanie is a BOTAR, class of 1990. She served as corresponding secretary in 1999, vice president of American Royal activities in 2003 and vice president of BOTAR activities in 2009.
Celebrated Chef Wolfgang Puck is at the heart of a dinner, Spice!, sponsored by the Johnson County Community College Foundation on August 25th. Kaymie Valiani and Sarah and Bill Crooks are the co-chairmen for the event which will honor the late chef Marc Valiani, who spent many years with Wolfgang Puck as well as with Kansas City restaurants.
2012 Walk to Cure Diabetes
Wes Blanton, corporate chairman
JDRF’s 2012 Walk to Cure Diabetes & 5K will be held on October 6th at Truman Sports Complex to raise funds to cure, treat and prevent type 1 diabetes. Wes Blanton, representing Bank of America, will serve as the Walk’s corporate chairman.