Event Extras

Southwest Boulevard Family Health Care

Tacos & Beer on the Boulevard
Southwest Boulevard Family Health Care’s annual summer event, Tacos & Beer on the Boulevard, was held on June 21st at the Boulevard Brewing Co. Guests enjoyed live music from the hot local band “Making Moves” and checked out the vast variety of auction items. The sold-out event featured delicious food from Amigo’s, Blue Grotto, Bonefish Grill, The Granfalloon, Margarita’s, and On the Border.

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Stems: A Garden Soirée

Five Years of Wine and Roses
Stems: A Garden Soirée was recently hosted by the Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park. The event featured delicious cuisine from 18 local restaurants and music from Funk Syndicate and the David Basse Orchestra. Wanda and Steve Wilkinson were the honorary chairmen and Nancy and Ken Mellard and Marga and Rich Spangler served as co-chairmen. Over the past five years, the event has raised $1.

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Back in the Swing

A Magical Evening
Kansas Citians raised their voices on July 14th to celebrate 10 years of Back in the Swing with a Summer Celebration featuring Grammy-award winner Sheryl Crow. Event Co-chairmen Lisa Cooper and Barbara Unell orchestrated a magical evening, where guests were captivated with Sheryl, her music and her message.

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Jewel Ball

Elegance and Grace
The Jewel Ball was held on June 16th at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Pamela Sutherland Gyllenborg (Mrs. John Eric Gyllenborg) served as the chairman. Joan Jenkins Bartlett (Mrs. Paul Dana Bartlett, Jr.) was the honorary chairman, and Margaret Hall Pence (Mrs. William Keith Pence) was the vice chairman. Sumptuous textiles and flowers in hues of saffron, curry and turmeric transported guests to distant, far-off lands, exposing them to a fusion of cultural experiences.

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Alphapointe Pro Am Golf Tournament

Teeing Off For Youth
The C& C Group Alphapointe Pro Am Golf Tournament at Loch Lloyd Country Club had more than 150 amateur and professional golfers participate in the tournament on June 11th. Proceeds from the tournament benefited the youth programming at Alphapointe, including two summer camps for youth and teens with vision loss. Golf foursomes were paired with a professional from the Midwest Section of the PGA.

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