Event Extras

The Belles of the American Royal – Presidents’ Tea

The Belles of the American Royal held its annual Presidents’ Tea on September 10th at The Kansas City Country Club. Past Presidents Julie Townsend Smart and Carol Fryer served as co-chairmen of the Tea, where the 2016 BOTAR class and Pages were introduced. The BOTAR Ball will be held on October 22nd at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.

The 2016 BOTARs who served as Pages posed with this year’s Pages.

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The JLWJC – Community Ball and Cotillion Mothers’ Tea

The Mothers’ Tea for The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties’ 66th Annual Community Ball and Cotillion was held at Lake Quivira. Mothers and daughters of the Cotillion were given a preview of the Cotillion dress and enjoyed a delightful buffet of high tea refreshments. The Ball will be held on December 3rd at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.

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Wayside Waifs – Strutt With Your Mutt

The 26th annual Strutt With Your Mutt, a benefit for Wayside Waifs, was held on September 18th in Brookside. The event featured a 5K run and a 3K walk, as well as fun fare, contests and entertainment.

The Companion Protect team prepared for the Strutt.

┬áKris Ketz’s dog, Tank, helped to emcee the event.

The Ameristar team posed with their dogs.

Walkers and dogs crossed the finish line.

The annual Waif Alum photo was a huge hit.

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The University of Kansas Hospital – Treads & Threads

The University of Kansas Hospital’s Treads & Threads was held on September 9th at the Kansas Speedway. Leslie and George Brett were the honorary chairmen, and Barclay and Frank Ross served as the chairmen of the event that featured signature cocktails, delicious fare from local restaurants and a special performance by Train.

Guests were greeted with sparkling refreshments.

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