Event Extras

The Children’s Place – Angels’ Gala

The Angels’ Gala, a benefit for The Children’s Place, was held on April 29th at the Kansas City Convention Center. Guests enjoyed cocktails and dinner, a live auction with the Nigro Brothers and dancing to Lost Wax. Susie Heddens and Deborah Quirk were the honorary co-chairmen, and Melissa Batz, Tracy Dillon, Lisa Hardy, Laura Jones, and Addie Perry served as the co-chairmen.

Leslie and Jacob Bayer, Jr.

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KidsTLC – Pour for More

Kerri Frazier and Julie Houts served as co-chairmen of KidsTLC’s Pour for More on April 28th at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. More than 300 guests enjoyed the Nantucket-inspired event that featured handcrafted cocktails, a fresh seafood feast by Café Sebastienne, bidding on custom designed bar carts, and dancing.

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Center for Practical Bioethics – Annual Dinner

More than 600 guests gathered for the Center for Practical Bioethics’ Annual Dinner on April 5th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Kathleen Sebelius, former United States Secretary of Health and Human Services, was the keynote speaker, and Barbara and Rene Bollier and Julie and David Warm served as the co-chairmen.

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The Jewel Ball – Chairmen’s Coffee

The Kansas City Country Club was the lovely setting for the Jewel Ball Chairmen’s Coffee on April 12th. Nancy Dreyer Sachse is serving as chairman of the 63rd anniversary of The Jewel Ball, to be held on June 17th at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

Chairman Nancy Sachse and Vice Chairman Charlotte White

Trapp and Company provided the beautiful décor.

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