Event Extras

The Jewel Ball – The Gentlemen’s Serenade

The Gentlemen’s Serenade was held on June 5th at Mission Hills Country Club. The Gentlemen of The Jewel Ball learned about proper etiquette, how to tie a bow tie and entertained their mothers and grandmothers with a serenade of three songs. Members of the 2014 and 2015 classes of Gentlemen were on hand to assist with the serenade. Dan Bolen was the chairman, and Hunter Wolbach served as the co-chairman.

 Jennifer Sawyer and Stephanie Freeman enjoyed the beautiful songs.

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Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation – Golf Baby Golf!

Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation’s Golf Baby Golf! 10th Anniversary Golf Tournament was held on June 10th at WinterStone Golf Course. Harlan Limpus received a special recognition award for hosting the event for the last 10 years. Proceeds support TMC Lakewood Care Center.

Volunteers Candice Brooks, Coffi Bell, Mary Berlin, and Whitney Addison asked golfers to sign a giant birthday card to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the event.

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Literacy KC – 22nd Annual Spelling Bee & 30th Bee-Day Party

April 28th was the date for Literacy KC’s 22nd Annual Spelling Bee and 30th Bee-Day Party at UMKC’s Pierson Auditorium. Vanya Shivashankar, 2015 Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee reigning co-champion; was the special guest. “Ultracrepidarian” was the winning word for a three-person team from Andrews McMeel.

Paul Rosenboom, board member; Spencer Becker, board member; and Amelia Rosenboom

Gillian Helm, Literacy KC; unveiled the new Literacy KC logo.

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