Event Extras

Kansas City Ballet Guild – 2015-16 Kick-Off Luncheon

On September 29th, The Kansas City Country Club was the place where the Kansas City Ballet Guild’s 2015-16 Kick-Off Luncheon took place. Guests enjoyed a fabulously choreographed sword fight from the upcoming production of The Three Musketeers. New guild members were welcomed by President Lisa Hickok.

Guild President Lisa Hickok and Devon Carney, KC Ballet

Ivan Braatz, Aaron Steinberg and Nikolas Gaifullin, guest performers

Devon Carney spoke to guests.

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Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties – Mothers’ Tea

September 20th was the date for The Mothers’ Tea for The Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson Counties’ Community Ball and Cotillion. The special event was held at the lovely home of Angela and Troy Moore. Mothers of the Cotillion participants enjoyed fun conversation and delicious fare from Brentano’s. The 65th Annual Ball will be held on December 5th at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.

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University of Kansas Hospital – Treads & Threads

Candice and Mark A. Uhlig were the honorary chairmen, Michelle and Peter deSilva were the chairmen and cancer survivor John Holt served as the emcee of the 14th annual Treads & Threads, a benefit for The University of Kansas Hospital. The September 11th event was held at Kansas Speedway.

Doctors Charles and Susan Porter

Following a fabulous fireworks display, the Emerald City Band kept the crowd dancing past midnight.

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Crescendo: New Mood Rising

Volunteers from the Friends of UMKC’s Conservatory of Music and Dance gathered on September 15th at Lisa Schellhorn’s beautiful home to prepare invitations for Crescendo. Sherry and Gary Forsee are the honorary chairmen, and Melanie and Mike Fenske are serving as chairmen of Crescendo: New Mood Rising on November 6th at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.

Katherine Schorgl, Eulalie Zimmer, Renee Bernhardt, and Jane White Brown admired the beautiful invitation.

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Kansas City Young Matrons – Land Exchange Ceremony

September 12th was the date when Kansas City Young Matrons’ clubhouse moved from its address at 5100 Oak Street to its new location at 5211 Cherry Street. Members, neighbors and the community at large turned out to watch the slow, steady progress of a house on wheels. Van Trust Realty provided a delicious lunch and a Land Exchange Ceremony took place between UMKC Chancellor Leo Morton and Bonne Illig, KCYM representative.

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