Event Extras

Walk to Cure Diabetes & 5K

Team JDRF
More than 11,000 walkers and runners participated in the JDRF Kansas City Chapter’s 18th annual Walk to Cure Diabetes & 5K on October 6th at the Truman Sports Complex. Mike Kennedy of Q104 and the KCTV-5 morning crew kicked off the day rallying teams before the Walk & 5K. At the finish line, walkers enjoyed treats, live music by The Mikey Needleman Band and fun activities for kids.  Beth and Bobby Totsch served as the chairmen.

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Harriman-Jewell Series

Prelude Celebration
On September 24th, the Harriman-Jewell Series celebrated its 48th Season at Prelude. Guests gathered at Indian Hills Country Club and enjoyed a silent auction, elegant dinner and a performance by Itomar Zorman, violin winner of the XIV International Tchaikovsky Competition. The Richard Harriman Prelude Arts Award was presented to Roswitha and Ken Schaffer. Linda and Dr. Tony Landers were the honorary chairmen, and Gretchen Jacobson served as the chairman.

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Under a Harvest Moon

A Farm-to-Table Dinner
On September 30th, guests gathered in Powell Gardens for the sold-out fourth annual Under a Harvest Moon. Chef Ted Habiger of Room 39 created a gourmet farm-to-table dinner from the Heartland Harvest Garden’s bounty. Guests enjoyed a gourmet dinner, hand-selected wine pairings by Amigoni Urban Winery and dining in the open-air Missouri Barn. JoAnn Stultz and Arlyn Silvey served as the co-chairmen.

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St. Teresa’s Academy Auction

Star Studded
St. Teresa’s Academy Auction, “Swinging on a Star,”  is set for November 17th at the school and will feature catering from Garozzo’s Ristorante and fantastic items for bid. Julie and Mike McCann, co-chairmen; recently hosted an evening of delicious food and cocktails for friends and alumnae as they prepared for the auction. Christine and Doug Fielder, co-chairmen; also hosted a gift gathering event in their beautiful Leawood home.

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Harriman-Jewell Series

Evening of Splendor
The beautiful home of Anita and Gary Robb was the setting for a Benefactors’ Party for Prelude: A Celebration of the 48th Season of the Harriman-Jewell Series. Excitement was in the air for the Prelude event which was held at Indian Hills Country Club on September 24th. Linda and Dr. Burnell Landers were the honorary chairmen, and Gretchen Jacobson served as the chairman.

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