Event Extras

KVC Health Systems – The Gala on Fire

Bonne Illig, Kim Stevens, Debbie Douville, Lenise Ward, Ashlee Bressel, and Lauren Hunt, all with VanBrock; served as co-chairmen of KVC Health Systems’ The Gala on Fire on November 21st at the historic Firestone Building. Guests enjoyed performances by MoonDrop Circus and Atlantic Express.

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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Nutcracker Luncheon

On December 15th, Kansas City Ballet Guild members gathered for the Nutcracker Luncheon at Hallbrook Country Club. Guests enjoyed Nutcracker centerpieces, delectable bites and a performance by the KCBII and KCB trainee dancers. Gigi Rose, executive guild member; was the host.

Susan Bubb, Susan Sands and Melinda Petet

Lisa Schubert Hickok

The dancers performed for the guests.

RW and Lou Thompson

Photo Credit: Larry F.

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Ozanam – 32nd annual Hollywood Holiday Gala

Ozanam’s 32nd annual Hollywood Holiday Gala was held on December 3rd at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Partygoers enjoyed cocktails, a delicious dinner, silent and live auctions, and remarks from United States Army First Sergeant Mark Haliburton, who discussed his inspiring experience at Ozanam as a young boy. Andrea and David Leavitt were the chairmen, and Larry Moore served as emcee.

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Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art – Create the Night…Masterpiece

On December 16th, committee members gathered to address invitations for The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art’s gala, Create the Night…Masterpiece, which will be held on February 20th at the Museum. The black-tie affair will highlight the opening of the Museum’s exhibit, Reflecting Class in the Age of Rembrandt and Vermeer. Joan and Alan Marsh and The Karbank Family are the honorary co-chairmen, and Carol Logan, Peggy Lyons and Mary Reintjes are serving as co-chairmen.

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