Event Extras

The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences – 2016 Centennial Celebration

The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences recently hosted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for its newly renovated Administration Building that served as the kick-off event for the 2016 Centennial Celebration. Originally home to the first Children’s Mercy Hospital, the 100-year old building was purchased by KCU Alumni Association in 1971 and now features artwork by Rita Blitt and a third-floor conference room that was originally an operating room.

Dr. Marc B.

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Mid-America Chapter – 2016 Man & Woman of the Year

Excitement was at an all time high for the announcement of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Mid-America Chapter’s 2016 Man & Woman of the Year candidates. A Kick-Off Party was held on March 3rd at AMC Entertainment. For the next 10 weeks, the candidates will raise funds to reach their goal of collecting more than $640,000. Each dollar counts as one vote. The winners will be announced at the Grand Finale on May 19th at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.

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Ticket to the World – 2016 Barstow Auction

Ticket to the World – 2016 Barstow Auction, a benefit for The Barstow School Annual Fund, was held on February 20th at The Ritz Charles. Parents, alumni and friends enjoyed silent and live auctions, music and dinner in a vintage airline. Susie Caisley, Kris Carlgren and Amy Graham served as co-chairmen.

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The Young Friends of Art – Party Arty: Coloring Outside the Lines

Jennifer Howerton was the chairman of The Young Friends of Art’s Party Arty: Coloring Outside the Lines on January 23rd at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. More than 1,400 guests enjoyed cocktails, delicious fare and spectacular entertainment.

Damian Lair and Leah Vomhof, co-chairman

Godfrey Riddle, Erinn Faulconer, Brent Kimmi, and Shannon Rolle

Lucia Aerial Performing Arts entertained the guests.

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