Event Extras

Rose Brooks Center

Roll the Dice
October 26th was the date for Rose Brooks Center’s Casino and Auction Night. Kate and Dave Banks served as the chairmen. Guests put on their poker faces and enjoyed cocktails, dinner, silent auction items, and gambling for a chance to win fabulous prizes.

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The Shepherd’s Center of Kansas City Central

Leading the Way
The Shepherd’s Center of Kansas City Central’s annual Prime Time Awards was held on October 24th at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Former Mayor Kay Barnes, UMKC Chancellor Leo Morton and Carol Sader were honored as the 2013 Prime Time Champions, and Esther Valladolid Wolf received the 2013 Dr. Elbert C. Cole Founder’s Award. Stevi Brick served as the chairman.

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46th annual Nutcracker Ball

The Ballet Guild
Don’t miss the most delightfully festive party in town, the Ballet Guild’s 46th annual Nutcracker Ball on December 6th in the Grand Ballroom of Bartle Hall. The evening begins with an enchanting cocktail hour accompanied by endless Christmas goodies, a delicious three-course meal and a behind-the-scenes performance by the Kansas City Ballet dancers. Susan Bubb and Megan Bubb Cribb are serving as the co-chairmen. For more information, visit www.kcballet.org/ball.

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WIN for KC

Get in the Game
November 5th was the date for a reception at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown hosted by WIN for KC for the Big 12 Soccer Honorary Coach Program. The women’s soccer teams from The University of Kansas, Iowa State University, University of Texas, Texas Tech University, Texas Christian University, West Virginia University, Oklahoma State University, and Baylor University played in a tournament at the new Swope Soccer Village in Swope Park from November 6th through the 10th.

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Belles of the American Royal

Royal Roundup
On October 11th, BOTARS and their escorts kicked up their heels at the Royal Roundup at the Saddle and Sirloin Club. Katherine Sweeney, Anna Price, Molly Crawford, Sarah Luby, Morgan Gonder, Caroline Hodge, Annie Burcham, Katherine Bruce, Amanda Haviland, and Allie Hartman-Frost were the hosts. Guests enjoyed delicious barbecue, entertainment by Tracy Allison and the Drive, a mechanical bull, and plenty of two stepping.

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