Event Extras

The Wizard of Paws

There’s No Place Like Home 
Wayside Waifs’ Fur Ball, The Wizard of Paws – There’s No Place Like Home was held on May 9th at the Overland “Bark” Convention Center. Darlia and David Morris were the honorary chairmen, and Susan and Chris Wally served as chairmen of the event that supports thousands of abandoned, abused and homeless pets.

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Celebrity Golf Tournament

Royals Charities
The Royals Charities Celebrity Golf Tournament was held on June 1st at Shadow Glen Golf Club. Guests and supporters enjoyed playing golf with current and former Royals celebrities. Proceeds support Special Olympics KC Metro.

John Lubin, Andy Protzman, Alex Protzman, Jerry Terrell, Kansas City Royals; and Chad Battison

Mike Moustakas hit the greens.

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Hats Off to Mothers

Marvelous Mothers
Hats Off to Mothers was held on May 14th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Lynne Weilert was the chairman, and Lara Moritz served as emcee. Ann Joyner was the guest speaker of the event that benefited Open Options UCP.

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Symphony Ball

Rhapsody in Blue
The Symphony League’s Symphony Ball, “Rhapsody in Blue,” will be held on September 12th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Joan Horan is the honorary chairman, and Elaine Mann and Annette Sherrow are serving as co-chairmen. Steering committee members gathered recently to make special plans for the event.

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Pas De Deux

Cocktail Reception
The Kansas City Ballet Patrons Society celebrated the end of a very successful 2014-15 performance season with a Cocktail Reception on May 21st at Pennway Place. Guests honored Jill Marlow, who retired from her dance career, and celebrated The Ballet’s five extraordinary productions: Alice (in Wonderland), the final production of Todd Bolender’s The Nutcracker, New Moves, Giselle, and Dances Daring (Then and Now).

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