Event Extras

First Call – Fifth Annual Celebration Evening

First Call’s Fifth Annual Celebration Evening, “A Night of Recovery & Hope with Laurie Dhue,” was held on September 17th at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Denise and Scott Slabotsky were the chairmen, and former national broadcaster and recovery advocate Laurie Dhue was the keynote speaker.

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Bishop Spencer Place – Bishop’s Benefit

Mendi Hanna and Kim Armstrong were co-chairmen of Bishop’s Benefit, a benefit for benevolent care at Bishop Spencer Place. The October 15th event was held at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center and kicked off 20th anniversary celebrations for the community, which opened its doors on December 6, 1995.

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Kansas City Young Audiences – Benefit Concert for Arts Education

Kansas City Young Audiences’ Benefit Concert for Arts Education was held on October 3rd at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Guests enjoyed a concert that featured Kristin Chenoweth, who performed with the Kansas City Symphony in Helzberg Hall. Judy and Jim Heeter were the honorary chairmen, and Chad Rau served as chairman.

KCYA students surprised guests with a flash mob in the lobby of the Kauffman Center before the Concert.

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