Event Extras

Spofford

Terrific Trivia
Spofford recently hosted its first annual Trivia Night. More than 150 guests on 18 teams duked it out to be trivia champs for children with categories in pop culture, movies, one hit wonders, and more. The evening also featured an ’80s theme, silent auction, raffle, games, and delicious fare.

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The Kansas City Art Institute

Elegant Evening
June 1st was the date for The Kansas City Art Institute’s 2013 Art and Design Auction. Guests enjoyed a delicious buffet from Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions, and a performance by dancers from the Kansas City Ballet. Three silent auctions unfolded in the Dodge Building and a live auction took place on the patio of the KCAI Campus.  Mary and Richard Wetzel and Kathy and Mark Donovan were the co-chairmen.

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Hall of Fame

The University of Kansas Hospital
June 5th was the date for The University of Kansas Hospital’s third annual Hall of Fame at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Former Kansas Governor Bill Graves received the Legacy Award and Mary and Dr. William Reed and Deanna and Greg Graves were honored with the Catalyst Awards. Lockton Companies and Standard Beverage Corporation received the Partner in Excellence Awards.

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Kansas City Conversations

The Kansas City Club
Kansas City Conversations was held on May 29th at The Kansas City Club. John McDonald, founder and president of Boulevard Brewing Company; was the featured speaker.
Also featured in the July 13th issue of The Independent

Jon McGraw, president; John McDonald, featured speaker; and Dave Wimberly, The Kansas City Club 

 
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Jewel Ball

Debutante Tea
The Jewel Ball Debutante Tea was held on June 2nd at The Kansas City Country Club. Jill Hall was the Tea chairman. 
Also featured in the July 13th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Mary S. Watkins

Jill Hall, Tea chairman; and Margi Pence, Ball chairman

Ellen Darling, Jewel Ball vice chairman; Janet Russell, honorary chairman; and Margi Pence, chairman

 
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