Event Extras

Jewel Ball – Gentlemen’s Serenade

The Jewel Ball Gentlemen’s Serenade took place on June 4th at Mission Hills Country Club. Dan Bolen served as event chairman, with Hunter Wolbach as event co-chairman. The Gentlemen of The Jewel Ball entertained their mothers and grandmothers with songs and handed them roses.

The Gentlemen enjoyed a light moment.

Kay Beck and Jay Guastello

Mothers and grandmothers enjoyed the serenade.

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Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art – Beyond Beyonds

“DAZZLING!” was the theme of Beyond Beyonds, which took place on April 29th at the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art. Guests enjoyed lavish buffets and desserts and live entertainment by Will Matthews’ The Saturday Night Trio. Hundreds of Our Town’s most prominent collectors competed in a live auction for major works of art by regionally, nationally and internationally recognized artists.

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Synergy Services – Kindest Kansas Citian Awards Banquet

The 27th Annual Kindest Kansas Citian Awards Banquet was held on May 5th at The View at Briarcliff. The event featured entertainment and delicious refreshments, in addition to spotlighting those who do so much for Our Town.  Jamie Cummings and John Isenberg were proclaimed Honorary Stars. As in other years, students at area schools wrote essays nominating candidates (5,000 of them!). The 20 Kindest Kansas Citians, along with the students who nominated them, were honored at the gathering.

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Welcome House – Fourth Annual Breakfast

More than 800 supporters of the Welcome House attended the Fourth Annual Breakfast at the Overland Park Convention Center on May 11th. A coveted round of golf with longtime supporter Tom Watson led the auction offerings.

Rick Fleenor claimed a winning ticket.

Additional photos featured in the July 8, 2017 issue 
Photo Credit: J.

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