Event Extras

Powell Gardens – Under A Blue Moon: Garden Party and Rare Plant Auction

Ashley Broockerd and Anne Riker Powell were the co-chairmen for Under A Blue Moon: Garden Party and Rare Plant Auction, which was held at Powell Gardens on June 11th. The honorary chairman was Alan Branhagen, the former director of horticulture. A Fund-A-Need in Alan’s honor supported the expansion, and care and maintenance of the plant collections. Guests dined al fresco and enjoyed sumptuous views and a wonderful auction. Dick Wilson served as the master of ceremonies.

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Turner House Children’s Clinic – Hooked on Kids’ Health

Andrea Thomas Ramsey and Stacey Homuth served as co-chairmen of Turner House Children’s Clinic’s Hooked on Kids’ Health event on June 4th at Sturgis Materials. More than 150 guests enjoyed cocktails, a four-course seafood feast from Jarocho’s and a silent auction. More than $18,000 was raised to support Turner House Children’s Clinic.

Marc Lonesk and Chef Carlos Falcon, Jarocho’s

Dr.

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Royals Charities – Diamond of Dreams

More than 1,250 guests attended Diamond of Dreams, Royals Charities on-field gala, which recently took place at Kauffman Stadium. Guests enjoyed a performance by LeAnn Rimes, a VIP Party and a Black Hawk helicopter. Proceeds supported Royals Charities, which funded local organizations supporting military families.

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Children’s Mercy Cancer Center – Big Slick Celebrity Weekend

Paul Rudd, Rob Riggle, Jason Sudeikis, Eric Stonestreet, and David Koechner served as hosts for the Big Slick Celebrity Weekend, an annual benefit for the Children’s Mercy Cancer Center. The events, which were held on June 23rd and 24th, included a celebrity softball game at Kauffman Stadium, bowling at Pinstripes and a victory party and auction at the Midland Theatre, as well as visiting with patients at Children’s Mercy. Many famous friends joined in the fun.

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The Jewel Ball

The 63rd anniversary of The Jewel Ball was held on June 17th at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Nancy Sachse served as the chairman. Proceeds support the Kansas City Symphony and The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

Mrs. Louis Larrick Ward, Mr. Thomas Selby Ward and Mrs. Scott Hardman Ward

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Morton Kissick

Mrs. Grant Matthew Wilkerson and Mrs. Paul Jarrel Freeman

Jewel Ball Page Master George Edward Leonard III with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.

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