Event Extras

The Kansas City Zoo – Jazzoo “Peacocks and Plumage”

Guests celebrated “Peacocks and Plumage” at Jazzoo, which was held at the Kansas City Zoo on June 2nd. Trish and John Dorsey served as chairmen of the event, which featured entertainment by Disco Dick and the Mirror Balls, D.J. Kirby and other great bands from Our Town. Partygoers clad in feathers and animal prints enjoyed specialty cocktails (including Peacock Punch!), cuisine from more than 70 local restaurants and rides on the Train and the Endangered Species Carousel.

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AIDS Service Foundation of Greater Kansas City – AIDS WALK Kansas City

Hundreds of people gathered for AIDS WALK Kansas City, a benefit for the AIDS Service Foundation of Greater Kansas City. The 29th annual event was held on April 29th in Theis Park. Due to thunder and the lightening, the walk portion of the event was canceled, for everyone’s safety. Despite that, fundraising actually increased by $140,000 from last year, bringing the total to $529,000 earmarked for those living with HIV/AIDS.

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Indian Hills Country Club – Pow Wow Tournament

Indian Hills Country Club’s Pow Wow Tournament was held June 14th through the 17th. This year was the 57th anniversary of the Club’s great golf tradition. The tournament featured three days of competitive golf, followed by a gourmet dinner and dancing at the club.

Michelle Chiu and Julia Galvani

Kevin and Brenda Harden with Ann and Jim Clinkscales

Additional photos featured in the August 5, 2017 issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit: Taylor M.

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Park University – Night at the Helm

June 6th was the date for Park University’s Night at the Helm at the National World War I Museum and Memorial. Edith and Benny Lee and Lieutenant General (retired) Richard Keller served as honorary co-chairmen. Guests enjoyed cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and dessert and many special performances. Proceeds support the International Center for Music and the Global Warrior Center.

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