Event Extras

Kids Night Out

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City
Lorrie and Rick Miles were the honorary chairmen, and Andy Burczyk served as the chairman of The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City’s Kids Night Out on March 28th at the Overland Park Convention Center.

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Kansas City Tip-Off

Kansas City’s Medicine Cabinet
April 3rd proved to be the perfect day for the rescheduled Kansas City Tip-Off benefit concert for Kansas City’s Medicine Cabinet. The March 1st snow had kept the two-time Academy of Country Music’s Vocal Duo of the Year winners Thompson Square from their date at the Uptown Theater.

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Jackson County CASA

Light of Hope 
April 9th was the date for Jackson County CASA’s Light of Hope. The event supports Jackson County CASA’s work as advocates for abused and neglected children under court protection and will help provide more Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers. Karen Daniel was the honorary chairman, and Jacque Hansen served as the chairman.

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Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy

April 6th was the date for the Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy’s Civic Service Award Dinner at the Overland Park Convention Center. Bari Freiden and Michael Klein were the honorary co-chairmen, and Susan and Nate Bergman served as the chairmen. More than 500 guests enjoyed the “Seeding the Future” themed-event that honored Dr. Irene Bettinger, and Julye Rose received the John Weil Uhlmann Young Leadership Award.

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Cristo Rey Kansas City

A Star is Born
March 29th was the date for Cristo Rey Kansas City’s Dancing with the Kansas City Stars at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Ryane Delka, Larkin O’Keefe, Jenny Murphy, Stann Tate, Dr. Valerie Chow, Chris Hernandez, Rick Jones, and Kevin Ryan, along with their Allegro Ballroom partners, performed for more than 1,000 guests. Cathy and Dr. Gregory Fox were the honorary chairmen, and Lisa Shadid and Mary Ann Woodward served as the co-chairmen.

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