Event Extras

Protecting Our Community

MOCSA
May 2nd was the date for The Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault’s (MOCSA) Community Luncheon at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Keynote Speaker Erin Merryn, shared her story of triumph over years of sexual abuse as a child. Christy and Bill Gautreaux and Zulema and Terry Bassham were the honorary co-chairmen, and Karen Miyawaki and Carole Cobb served as the co-chairmen.

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Boots & Bow Ties Gala

The Coterie Theatre
Mark June 28th on your calendar as a night you don’t want to miss! The Coterie Theatre’s Boots & Bow Ties Gala will celebrate 35 years of professional theatre with a night of live entertainment by Rex Hobart and the Misery Boys Band. Cowgirls and cowboys will also enjoy gourmet food, luscious libations and country karaoke on the Crown Center Square.

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Forks & Corks

Delicious Dining 
Harvesters – The Community Food Network’s Forks & Corks was held on April 24th in the Grand Ballroom at the Kansas City Convention Center. More than 2,000 guests enjoyed signature cocktails and delicious cuisine from some Our Town’s finest restaurants and beverage purveyors. Michelle Breashears served as the chairman. Proceeds from the event will provide one million meals to feed hungry children, families and seniors.

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The Family Conservancy

Back to the Books
The inaugural Brews for Books literacy event, a benefit for The Family Conservancy, was held on April 17th at Boulevard Brewing Company. More than 250 partygoers donated books to children in need and enjoyed Boulevard beer, delicious fare and the vocal stylings of father-son duo Ryan Triggs and Jim Triggs.

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The Children’s Place

The Angels Among Us 
April 4th was the date for the Angels of the Children’s Place Gala at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Nancy and Steve Hooley were the honorary chairmen, and Beverly Casper and Nan McConnell served as the co-chairmen. Proceeds from the event support The Children’s Place and its mission to help the youngest survivors of abuse, neglect and trauma in Town.

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