Event Extras

Once Upon A Time

Family Fun
The Children’s SPOT at Saint Luke’s Hospital’s 18th annual Once Upon A Time was held on March 1st at Starlight Theatre. Amy and Eric Graham and Lisa and Curt Chase were the co-chairmen, and Pembroke Hill Freshman Bradley Chapin served as the live auctioneer. More than 360 children and adults enjoyed dazzling table décor, dancing, dinner, games, great family entertainment, and costumed characters, including an army of Star Wars characters.

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Brews & BBQ

The Children’s Place
The Young Advisory Board of The Children’s Place’s Brews & BBQ  was held on March 19th at Boulevard Brewery.  The third annual event featured Boulevard  beers and delicious Jack Stack Barbecue. Proceeds support The Children’s Place and its efforts to heal the youngest survivors of abuse, neglect and trauma.

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50th Anniversary Patron Dinner

Kansas City Repertory Theatre
March 9th was the date for Kansas City Repertory Theatre Artistic Director Eric Rosen and Executive Director Angela Lee Gieras’ private 50th Anniversary Patron Dinner on March 9th at Pennway Place. The event featured six actors from the cast of KC Rep’s production of HAIR: Retrospection, actors who have the distinction of being veterans of the Broadway show HAIR, either the original 1968 production or the 1977 revival.

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Gala Auction

Notre Dame de Sion School
March 7th was the date for Notre Dame de Sion School’s Gala Auction. More than 460 guests enjoyed the “Sion Around the World” themed-event that was held at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Ellen and Chris Pantaenius, Kelly Clarkson Qamar and Kenon Qamar were the co-chairmen. Guests enjoyed cocktails, dinner, silent and live auctions, a car raffle, and dancing. Megan Dillard served as the emcee.

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Signature Chefs Auction

March of Dimes
A Committee Kickoff for the third annual March of Dimes’ Signature Chefs Auction was held  at Mission Hills Country Club. Chairmen Melissa and Brad Batz hosted the February 18th event. The Signature Chefs Auction will be held on October 19th at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. Guests will enjoy delicious fare from top chefs from Our Town and around the United States. Chef Debbie Gold will serve as the Lead Chef.

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