Event Extras

Match Appreciation Banquet

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City
More than 800 guests attended Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City’s Match Appreciation Banquet recently. The evening featured pre-show entertainment, dinner and an awards ceremony. Match lengths were honored and new friendships were celebrated. The Awards Ceremony honored Bigs of the Year, Volunteer of the Year and the Lifetime Friendship Award.

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Hall of Fame Dinner and Awards Celebration

The University of Kansas Hospital
The InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza was the site for The University of Kansas Hospital’s fourth annual Hall of Fame Dinner and Awards Celebration. More than 360 guests enjoyed the June 10th event. The awards recognized individuals and organizations that share the hospital’s vision and whose leadership, advocacy and philanthropy have contributed to its success.

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Twilight at the TreeHouse

Liberty Hospital Foundation

Ray Brock was honored with the O’Dell Award for Philanthropy at Liberty Hospital Foundation’s Twilight at the TreeHouse on June 13th. The sixth annual event, a benefit for the TreeHouse as well as the Foundation’s mission-based funds, was held on the lawn of Liberty Hospital’s hospitality home. The TreeHouse was established to serve as a home away from home for the families of patients at no cost to those who need it.

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Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary

Annual Spring Luncheon
Milburn Country Club was the place for the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary’s Annual Spring Luncheon on May 21st. Guest Speaker Shannon Hodge brought a new perspective on ways of looking at food in her presentation, “Stop the Food Fight.” Ralph Wrobley and his son, Kirk Wrobley, presented Kay Roscoe with the Madeline C. Wrobley Volunteering With Passion Award.

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The Kansas City Club

Captivating Conversation 
The Kansas City Club recently held a Kansas City Conversations event. Members and guests enjoyed socializing and a delicious lunch. Dr. Matthew Naylor, National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial; was the featured speaker. 
Also featured in the July 12th issue of The Independent 

Ken Ragan, Dr. Matthew Naylor, featured speaker; Bryan Flanagan, Kansas City Club president; and David Wimberly

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