Event Extras

Heart & Stroke Ball

American Heart Association
March 1st was the date for American Heart Association’s Heart & Stroke Ball. Linda and John Nobles and Peggy and Dr. Michael Borkon were the co-chairmen. More than 1,000 guests enjoyed cocktails, a gourmet dinner, auctions, and an after-hours party with music by The Patrick Lentz Band at the Kansas City Convention Center.

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Hats Off to Mothers

Honoree Tea
March 6th was the date for an Honoree Tea given by Hats Off to Mothers at Nell Hill’s in Briarcliff Village. Guests enjoyed receiving springtime decorating tips, followed by a fun morning of shopping and mimosas.  Barbara Storm is serving as the chairman of Hats Off to Mothers, benefiting United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Kansas City, to be held on May 16th at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.

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Dining in the Dark

Alphapointe
February 27th was the date for Alphapointe’s Dining in the Dark at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center. Judi and Dr. Joseph Tauber served as the chairmen. Guests enjoyed cocktails, a silent auction with art donated by visually impaired and sighted artists and a three-course gourmet meal, served in complete darkness by servers who are blind or visually impaired.

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27th annual Cabaret

Rose Brooks Center
Tony-award winning actress and star of 30 Rock and Modern Family Jane Krakowski gave a show-stopping performance at Rose Brooks Center’s 27th annual Cabaret. The March 9th event was held at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Proceeds supported Rose Brooks’ mission to provide safe futures for women, children and pets escaping violence.

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Girls’ Night In

Happy Hearts
Dr. Marina Hannen, Dr. Rita Hyde, Dr. Rhea Pimentel, and Dr. Ashley Simmons were the honorary co-chairmen of the ninth annual Girls’ Night In on February 26th at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. The event supported the Adelaide C. Ward Women’s Heart Health Center at The University of Kansas Hospital and Turning Point: The Center for Hope and Healing, and featured heartfelt stories from Leslie Bayer, Lina Dickinson, Charles Ferruzza, Sherry Kuehl, and Carolyn Long.

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