Event Extras

The Symphony League – Holiday Luncheon

The Symphony League Holiday Luncheon was held at The American Restaurant on December 14th. Eight new members were introduced, and Outgoing President Susan Ahn passed the gavel to Incoming President Deborah DeBusk. Proceeds from the 2016 Symphony Ball were presented to Frank Byrne, Kansas City Symphony. Meg McDermott and Amy Greif served as the co-chairmen.

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The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts – Fifth Anniversary

The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts celebrated its fifth anniversary with a number of memorable events. On September 2nd, BravoKC kicked off the celebrations with a community-wide event attended by more than 10,000 people. Members of the Ensemble Business Mentorship Program enjoyed a reception on October 26th on the seventh floor balcony at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.

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The Women’s Foundation – Will Work For Change Luncheon

The Women’s Foundation’s Will Work For Change Luncheon was held on December 2nd at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. The special event kicked off the organization’s 25th anniversary year. The day began with the second annual He’s For Change Breakfast, which included members of the Foundation’s Girls Leadership Program with their male role models, as well as men in Our Town who are working for change.

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – 43rd annual Snow Ball

Friends of St. Michael the Archangel, St. Ann and Nativity parishes gathered at events in November and December in support of the 43rd annual Snow Ball, a benefit for Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. Guests enjoyed listening to remarks from Ken Williams, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas; who shared the organization’s 2016 milestone successes and vision for the future.

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