Event Extras

Kansas City Young Matrons – 100th Birthday Party

Kansas City Young Matrons gathered on September 16th at the Brass on Baltimore for a 100th Birthday Party. The event was the culmination of an 18-month Centennial Celebration. More than 200 members enjoyed dinner, dancing, birthday cake, and a celebratory toast. The historic club has served Our Town for a century and is looking forward to the next 100 years of service.

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Kansas City Young Audiences – Benefit Concert for Arts Education

Susan and Chip Schmelzer were the honorary chairmen, and Jana Meyers served as the chairman for Kansas City Young Audiences’ Benefit Concert for Arts Education on October 7th at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Tony Award-winning actor and singer Brian Stokes Mitchell performed a concert of Broadway favorites with the Kansas City Symphony. A Patrons’ Party was held on September 15th at the recently renovated KCYA building.

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First Call – Celebration Evening

More than 350 guests gathered for First Call’s Celebration Evening: A Night of Recovery & Hope on September 14th at The Gallery Event Space. Partygoers enjoyed a delicious dinner and an inspiring address from Keynote Speaker Mackenzie Phillips. Brooke and Jeffrey Kuntz served as the chairmen. Proceeds help support the mission of First Call to reduce the impact of alcohol, drugs and addiction by providing quality resources to individuals, families and the community.

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Harriman-Jewell Series – Prelude 2017

Harriman-Jewell Series’ Prelude 2017: Theme and Improvisations was held on September 25th at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Guests enjoyed a thrilling performance by pianist Charlie Albright, as well as cocktails, dinner and a silent auction. Proceeds support Harriman-Jewell Series’ free community programming – Discovery Concerts and Education Events.

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