Event Extras

Sunflower House

Valentine Gala
The 2013 Valentine Gala was held at the Sheraton Overland Park on February 2nd. Vickie and Pete Fogarty were the honorary chairmen, and Jeni and Bryan Camerlinck served as the chairmen for the event, which was hosted by Sunflower House. The night began with a cocktail party and silent and live auctions. Later, guests enjoyed a gourmet dinner and presentation of the Sunflower House’s Lionheart Award to Mitch Stevenson.

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Society of Fellows

Annual Dinner
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art’s Society of Fellows gathered at the Museum to welcome the world-renowned Chinese painter, Xu Longsen. Xu Longsen’s magnificent scroll is the focal point in the exhibition, Journey through Mountains and Rivers: Chinese Landscapes Ancient and Modern. Guests enjoyed toasting the artist, followed by a beautiful dinner in Rozzelle Court.

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Red Hot Night

Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
On February 2nd, Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics held its Red Hot Night in the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center. Beth and David Fowler and Beth and Pat McCown were the honorary co-chairmen, and Tracy Brennan and Joe Gregg served as the co-chairmen.

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Women’s Sports Awards Celebration

Sports Spectacular
February 1st was the date for the 19th annual WIN for KC’s Women’s Sports Awards Celebration. On the evening prior, a Patrons’ Party was held at the hotel. Kerri Walsh-Jennings, three-time Olympic gold medalist, was the keynote speaker.

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The Young Friends of Art’s Party Arty

Eternal Spring
The Young Friends of Art’s Party Arty was held at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Sara Sullivan and Christina Lundeen served as the co-chairmen of the 22nd annual event. The theme “Eternal Spring” was chosen to build excitement for the exhibition, Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Masterpieces of Modern Mexico from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection coming to the Museum in May.

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