Event Extras

The American Royal – The Royal on the Rooftop

The Polsinelli Building on the Plaza was the perfect setting for The American Royal Chairman’s Club’s The Royal on the Rooftop. More than 150 young professionals enjoyed the August 6th event. Members of the Chairman’s Club act as ambassadors for the American Royal and help to recruit new supports for the Royal.

Brad Garrison, Grant Bargfrede, Jamison Jensen, and David Erlbacher

Mark Stewart addressed the guests.

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KC Dance Day

The Kansas City Ballet
August 29th was the date for The Kansas City Ballet’s fifth annual KC Dance Day at the Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity. More than 1,900 participants enjoyed the special event that featured free dance and fitness classes for children and adults, as well as performances by local dance groups and world dance groups representing different dance cultures.

Young dancers had a wonderful time at KC Dance Day.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City
Sheri and Bob Reymond were the honorary chairmen of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City’s 50th anniversary celebration, RISE. More than 500 guests enjoyed the rooftop crawl that featured five of the best rooftops in the Crossroads, including Barkley, Three Points, Bishop-McCann, Encompas, and Big Brothers Big Sisters.

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Swing Fling

Symphony Fun
Oakwood Country Club was the perfect setting for the Symphony Women’s Association’s Swing Fling. Guests enjoyed cocktails, a delicious dinner and dancing. A Patrons’ Party was held at the beautiful home of Barbara and Dr. William Godfrey.

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Hope And All That Jazz

High Hopes
August 15th was the date for Hope House’s Hope And All That Jazz  at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. CiCi Rojas was the guest speaker, and the Blue Springs Police Department received the Barbara Potts Award for its commitment and dedication to Hope House. Michelle and Peter deSilva were the chairmen, and Kris Ketz served as the emcee.

Hap and Susie Graff with Carol and Tom Holzbaur

Guests enjoyed perusing the silent auction items.

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