Event Extras

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – Light The Night Walk

September 30th was the date for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night Walk at Cleveland University-Kansas City. More than 7,000 participants carried illuminated lanterns: white for survivors, red for supporters and gold in memory of loved ones lost to cancer. The mission of LLS is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease, and myeloma, and to improve the quality of life for patients and their families.

The Commerce Bank team was ready to light the night.

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Fall Luncheon

The Kansas City Country Club was the beautiful setting for the Kansas City Ballet Guild’s 2016-2017 season’s Fall Luncheon on September 20th. Guests enjoyed a delicious lunch, and the Ballet’s Second Company performed excerpts. Artistic Director Devon Carney explained “partnering,” while the Company demonstrated “lifts,” when the young men hold their partners high above their heads.

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The 2016 Ballet Bash Benefactor Dinner

The 2016 Ballet Bash Benefactor Dinner was held on October 13th at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Lisa Merrill Hickok was presented with the Pirouette Award for sharing her time, talent and treasure with the Kansas City Ballet for so many years. Trapp and Company provided the beautiful décor, and guests savored a delicious dinner by Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions. 

Mr. and Mrs. Myron Wang

Mr. John Rensenhouse, emcee

Mr. and Mrs.

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