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.
Julie Smith and Valerie Coyazo, co-chairmen
The Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City’s 13th Annual Golf Classic will be held on August 27th at Oakwood Country Club. Julie Smith and Valerie Coyazo will serve as co-chairmen. Festivities will begin with a tee-off party the night before followed by a noon shotgun start the day of the tournament. Golfers will enjoy lunch, special prizes, an awards ceremony, and a delightful goodie bag.
Dr. Amy Hunkeler will serve as the 99th president of The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri. Amy is a native of Our Town and a second generation member of the organization. She joined the League in 1991 and has been an active member holding various leadership positions. Amy will organize this year’s Holiday Mart which will be held October 18th through the 21st at Bartle Hall.
Young at Art Cocktail Party & Art Auction
The Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA) will hold its eighth annual Young at Art Cocktail Party and Art Auction on August 25th at Union Station. The event will feature music by The Zeros, a silent and live auction featuring incredible art and entertainment packages and delicious refreshments. Laurie and Don Montague are the honorary chairmen and Erin Mos and Ali Mahaffy are serving as co-chairmen.