Event Extras

American Heart Association

Happy Anniversary
 The American Heart Association celebrated its 25th Anniversary on February 18th with the Heart & Stroke Ball at the Kansas City Convention Center. The evening included a fabulous dinner, dancing to Lynne Jordan and the Shivers and live and silent auctions. Carla and Don Duryee were the honorary chairmen. Leigh and Tyler Nottberg, Tina and Paul Neidlein and Linda and David Gentile served as the co-chairmen.

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas

Great Golfing
Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas will host its 31st Annual Golf Classic on May 14th at Lake Quivira Country Club. TheClassic, founded by the Betty and Ben Zarda family, will include lunch, the tournament, an awards ceremony, and a dinner reception. Catholic Charities’ programs and services support more than 85,000 people of all faiths in need annually.

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Medical Missions Foundation

A Helping Hand
The Muehelbach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown was abuzz on February 16th for the Medical Missions Foundation’s 16th Annual Art for the Children Auction and Gala. Christine Thomas Wilson and Brenda Kumm served as the co-chairmen, Lisa Lala Harris and Jan Rasmussen served as the art acquisition co-chairmen and Dori Boers and Ratana Tshibanda served as auction acquisition co-chairmen..

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Jewish Federation Annual Campaign

Super Sunday
Volunteers gathered recently to kick off the Jewish Federation Annual Campaign with a phone-a-thon. The annual event, Super Sunday, took place on January 29th at the Jewish Community Center Campus. Karen Loggia and Neal Schwartz were the Super Sunday co-chairmen.

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Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary

Omelet Brunch
The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary will host their 31st Annual Omelet Brunch on March 3rd at the Westport Corps in Kansas City. Volunteers from YRC Wolrdwide will serve up delicious omelets for Our Town to enjoy. Brunch will begin at 8 a.m.

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