Event Extras

Dining By Design

DIFFA Kansas City
Dining By Design is the signature fundraising event for DIFFA Kansas City.  This exciting event showcases the personal passions of some of Our Town’s leading design talents.  Since its inception more than 15 years ago, Dining By Design has helped to raise much needed funds for HIV and AIDS education and prevention in the Kansas City area.

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Ida’s Bridal

Model Mothers

Ida’s Bridal and Tuxedo held its first ever Mother’s Fashion Show in March.  Mom’s modeled their glamourous gowns they had purchased at Ida’s and had worn at various galas, weddings and events.  More than 85 women enjoyed cake, champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries as they watched the ladies walk the specially-built runway lined with fresh flowers.  Ida created a truly beautiful event.

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The Kansas City Ballet

Ballet Ball 2010

The Ballet Ball was held on March 6th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.  Ellyn Brown and Carl Schramm served as honorary chairmen, and Melinda Petet served as chairman.  Ginger and Michael Frost received the Pirouette Award this year.
Also featured in the April 17th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Larry F. Levenson and Anthony Mendolia

Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Illig with Mr. and Mrs. Hal M.

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Pembroke Hill

58th Annual Clothesline Sale

It is Clothesline Sale time at Pembroke Hill!  The 58th Annual Sale is scheduled for Friday, April 23rd and Saturday, April 24th on the school’s Ward Parkway campus – 5121 State Line Road.  This free event is a paradise for die-hard garage salers, and will feature an extensive selection of furniture and high-quality women’s and men’s wear, amongst many other fabulous items.

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The Kansas City Explorers

Tennis Match Made in Heaven
The Kansas City Explorers hosted a private reception on February 5th featuring tennis legend Billie Jean King and former Top 10 WTA tennis professional Chanda Rubin.

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