Event Extras

American Red Cross Greater Kansas City Chapter

Red Ball Kick-Off
Members of the Red Ball steering committee recently gathered at Trozzolo Communications to plan the upcoming event, which will be held on April 16th at the new Arrowhead Stadium North Club.  Guests will enjoy a delicious dinner, live and silent auctions and entertainment by the Bacon Brothers.  Carmen and Denny Thum will serve as the honorary chairmen, and Ellen and Chris Todd are the chairmen.  Proceeds will benefit the American Red Cross Greater Kansas City Chapter.

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Lifetime Achievement Award

Timothy O’Leary

The Honorable Timothy O’Leary, honoree

The Honorable Timothy O’Leary recently received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association.  That’s the highest honor the organization bestows.  He is a 1956 graduate of the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law.  He served as a Jackson County Circuit Judge for 20 years and currently is of counsel with Polsinelli Shughart.

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Metropolitan Community College Foundation

Five Star Gala
Metropolitan Community College Foundation will host the Second Annual Five Star Gala on March 31st at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.  The Francis Family Foundation will be honored at the gala for its dedicated years of service to Our Town.  Guests will enjoy a cocktail reception, fabulous dinner and entertainment.  Carolyn Watley and Kathy and David Disney will serve as co-chairmen.

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Associated Youth Services

Stack the Decks
The Stack the Decks committee members and staff met on February 11th to plan this year’s festivities.  The Associated Youth Services‘ 5th Annual Stack the Decks Casino Night will be held on April 8th at The Ritz Charles.  Proceeds will help AYS serve Kansas youth in crisis this year.

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St. Teresa’s Academy

TNT — A Gigantic Garage Sale
TNT, a gigantic garage sale, will be held at St. Teresa’s Academy on April 1st and 2nd.  The sale will feature furniture, housewares, antiques, linens, kitchenware, books, and more.  Brenda Doyle, Carol Gardner, Shellie Kemna, Karen Stacy, and Lisa Thomsen are serving as co-chairmen of the event.

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