Event Extras

The University of Kansas Health System – 16th annual Treads & Threads

Kansas Speedway was the site for The University of Kansas Health System’s 16th annual Treads & Threads on September 8th. Teresa and Tom Walsh were the honorary chairmen, and Leigh and Tyler Nottberg served as the chairmen. Andy Grammer was the headline entertainer. Guests enjoyed signature cocktails, sumptuous fare from area restaurants and dancing to the tunes of the Emerald City Band.

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MOCSA – 13th annual Young at Art Cocktail Party and Auction

More than 400 guests gathered for MOCSA’s 13th annual Young at Art Cocktail Party and Auction recently at The Gallery Event Space and The Kill Devil Club. Denise Delcore and Susannah Sotos were the co-chairmen. Guests enjoyed signature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, silent and live auctions, and entertainment from 2 Proud 2 Beg.

Co-chairmen Denise Delcore and Susannah Sotos

Dennis and Palle Rilinger

Irene Donelon and Jackie Donelon


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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Kick-Off Party

Harvey’s in Union Station Kansas City was the setting for the Kansas City Ballet Guild’s Kick-Off Party on August 27th. More than 100 ballet enthusiasts and dancers mingled, enjoyed cocktails and hors d’oeuvres and watched the highlights of last season on television screens. Craig Sole provided the beautiful floral décor.

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BOTAR – Parent Welcome Party

Merrie and David Costello’s lovely home was the setting for the BOTAR Parent Welcome Party on August 24th. BOTAR parents learned more about upcoming events, while enjoying cocktails and appetizers, including shrimp cocktail shooters and crostini bites. Husbands of BOTAR executive committee members served as bartenders. Everyone is eagerly awaiting the BOTAR Ball, which will be held on October 21st at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.

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Kansas City Ballet – KC Dance Day

The Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity was the site for the Kansas City Ballet’s seventh annual KC Dance Day on August 26th. More than 1,500 guests came, either to dance or to watch – or both. Free dance and fitness classes for children and adults were among the featured events. The performers included Kansas City Ballet’s Second Company, as well as local dance groups and world dance groups.

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