Event Extras

National Philanthropy Day

November 18th was the date when The Association of Fundraising Professionals Mid-America Chapter celebrated National Philanthropy Day at the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial. Guests enjoyed award presentations, a new video about philanthropy in Kansas City as part of the #GivingHeartsKC Campaign and surprise guests Toby Cook and Director of the Royals Hall of Fame Curt Nelson. David M. Fulk served as the chairman.

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The Official film of Major League Baseball – The 2015 World Series

The Official film of Major League Baseball, The 2015 World Series, was ushered into Kansas City at the blue-carpet premiere on November 23rd. Fans and Kansas City Royal-ty packed the auditorium to hear from Dayton Moore, Ryan Lefebvre and Our Town’s favorite coach – Ned Yost. Carrying the golden trophy, Ned entered the Music Hall to a standing ovation and many cheers and good wishes.

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Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri – THE event

Sharon Hoffman, Ursula Terrasi, Sandy Geduldig, and Kristin Amend served as co-chairmen of Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri’s THE event on October 16th at Pennway Place at Studio Dan Meiners. Lizz Winstead, co-creator of The Daily Show; was the keynote speaker. The inaugural Suzanne E. Allen Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Dr. Harry S. Jonas, and Sharon Hoffman was honored with the inaugural PPKM Champion Award.

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