Event Extras

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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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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