Event Extras

2013 Chiefs Charity Game

Chiefs Helping Children 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City was chosen as the 2013 Chiefs Charity Game beneficiary. The Game was held on August 16th against the San Francisco 49ers and raised more than $500,000. Jeanette Prenger and Dave Ebbrecht were the honorary co-chairmen, and Paul Kushnir served as the chairman.

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Presenting Prelude

Harriman-Jewell Series
September 30th was the date for Prelude, an annual benefit to celebrate the 49th season of the Harriman-Jewell Series, at Indian Hills Country Club. Maureen and Richard Durwood were the honorary chairmen, and Pati Chasnoff, Merry Prostic and Susan Spaulding served as the co-chairmen. Guests enjoyed a performance by special guest artist, baritone Daniel Belcher, and Esther Loeb received the Richard Harriman Award for Excellence in the Arts.

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The Lyric Opera Circle

Be Our Guest
The Lyric Opera Circle welcomed five new members recently with a dinner at Brio Tuscan Grille. Members enjoyed conversation and delicious food and spirits. 
Also featured in the November 2nd issue of The Independent

Abby McCaffree, membership co-chairman; Amy Graham and Felicia Bondi

Felicia Bondi, Amy Graham and Elaine Mann

Francie Mayer, Abby McCaffree, Christine Meuten, Natalie Kohrs, and Annette Sherrow

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Under a Harvest Moon

Abundant Harvest
September 22nd was the date for Powell Gardens’ fifth annual Under a Harvest Moon, “A Farm to Table Dinner.” Lory and Kevin Childress served as chairmen of the event which will benefit the youth education programs at Powell Gardens. Chef Alex Pope, Local Pig and Pigwich; prepared a multi-course feast for guests.

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The Kansas City Ballet Guild

Let’s Do Lunch
The Kansas City Ballet Guild’s Fall Luncheon was held at Brio Tuscan Grille on September 26th. Jeffrey Bentley, Kansas City Ballet; was the featured speaker. Guests enjoyed a delicious Italian lunch and the tables were adorned with fabulous floral arrangements by Craig Sole.
Also featured in the November 2nd issue of The Independent 
Photo Credit: Larry F.

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