Event Extras

A Fete to Remember

KVC Gala

Studio Dan Meiners was the location for the KVC Gala. Guests enjoyed a brand new experience with cocktails, delicious fare, dancing to the tunes of The Good Foot, and a spectacular auction. Kama Moseley and Diane Ball Wilkerson were the co-chairmen. Proceeds supported medical and behavioral health care, social services and education for children and families in Our Town.

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Girls’ Night In

Healthy Hearts
The eighth annual Girls’ Night In was held on February 19th at Portfolio Kitchen & Home. Marilyn Breidenthal served as the chairman. Guests enjoyed heart-healthy bites from four top restaurant chefs. Anne Byrn, celebrity cookbook author; was the featured guest. Proceeds supported programs at The University of Kansas Hospital’s Adelaide C. Ward Women’s Heart Health Center, including A Change of Heart.

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DeLaSalle Movie Benefit

Glamour and Intrigue
February 2nd was the date for the 22nd Annual DeLaSalle Movie Benefit at The Midland. Sarah and Jon Baum were the honorary chairmen, and Cathi and David Brain and Becky and Chris Herring were the co-chairmen. Len Jennings served as the emcee for the auction. Guests enjoyed delicious fare from some of Our Town’s most popular restaurants and great music from the UMKC student jazz ensemble.

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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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