Event Extras

KC Club Conversation with Nick Haines

The Kansas City Club Crew
Big doings at the Kansas City Club!  On April 20th, the Club presented a KC Club Conversation with Nick Haines, host of the television show Kansas City Week in Review; and Steve Kraske, a commentator on the show.  The Luncheon was one of a monthly series that provides an opportunity for members and guests to interact with community leaders.

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Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary

Saluting the Salvation
The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary held its annual Spring Luncheon on May 18th at Meadowbrook Golf & Country Club.  Pat Trammell, Auxiliary member; received the Award of Honor for her dedication and service to others.

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Jewel Ball Party

Lunch and Labor
Jewel Ball floor committee members and escorts gathered for Lunch and Labor at the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City on June 4th.  Guests took tours of two Ronald McDonald Houses and heard talks by Holly Buckendahl, Angie LaRose Witt and Megan Harding, all with Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City.  After a Mexican buffet, the group went to work, doing tasks that included loading trucks, taking inventory and sweeping floors.

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Jewel Ball Parties

Casino Royale
Casino Royale, a party for Jewel Ball debutantes, floor committee members and escorts was held on June 3rd at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza.  Guests enjoyed a buffet supper of salad, pasta, sliders, and a delicious dessert.  After that, the casino opened – and the games of blackjack, roulette and craps began!  A photo booth replete with props allowed everyone to take home a souvenir.

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Nonprofit Connect

Philanthropy Awards Luncheon
The 27th Annual Philanthropy Awards Luncheon was held on May 13th at the Hyatt Regency Crown Center Hotel.  Richard Carrothers and Dennis Hennessy were the honorary co-chairmen, and Heather Jean-Paul Wong served as the chairmen.  Mary and Alan Atterbury were honored as Philanthropists of the Year.  Katie and Clyde Wendel were acclaimed as Volunteers of the Year.  John Bluford was heralded as Nonprofit Professional of the Year.

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