Event Extras

BOTAR – TopGolf

Topgolf was the spot, where BOTARs and Escorts mixed and mingled on October 6th. Anna Frame, Grace DeGoler, Hannah Griffith, Katherine Barnthouse, Kelly Love, Liza Clough, Meg Stanley, Michelle Royle, Missy Linville, Riley Clause, Riley Hunter, Sarah Maner, and Sarah Spradling served as the hosts.

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Kansas City Ballet – Season Launch Party

BNIM was the site for the Kansas City Ballet’s annual Season Launch Party on October 6th. Jeffrey J. Bentley and Devon Carney, Kansas City Ballet; were on hand to welcome guests to the festivities celebrating the beginning of the 60th season. Members of the Patrons Society then proceeded to enjoy the opening night of Devon’s Romeo & Juliet at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.

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Shawnee Mission Education Foundation – Fall Breakfast

Shawnee Mission Education Foundation’s 25th annual Fall Breakfast was held on October 10th at the Overland Park Convention Center. More than 1,000 guests attended the event that featured the State of District address by Interim Superintendent Dr. Kenny Southwick, along with student achievements and performances. The crowd celebrated the Foundation’s support of Arts, STEM and Early Childhood Education programs in the Shawnee Mission School District.

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Rose Brooks Center – Casino and Auction Night

Rose Brooks Center’s 13th annual Casino and Auction Night was held on October 14th at the Overland Park Sheraton. Guests went “all in” at the event to support the families and pets served by Rose Brooks Center. Diana Keating, John Lathrop and Raleigh Lang served as co-chairmen of the evening that featured casino-style gaming, silent and live auctions and a Vegas-inspired chapel, where some of the guests renewed their vows.

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The BOTAR Ball

October 21st was the date for the BOTAR Ball. The 68th annual event was held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Studio Dan Meiners transformed the ballroom into an enchanting garden, where guests enjoyed the beautiful presentation, a sumptuous dinner and dancing to the tunes of Galaxy Red. Tracy Lyon Tetrick served as president.

The happy group raised their glasses for a special toast.

Mr. Christopher Steven Shank, Miss Tiernan Bennett Shank, Mrs.

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