Event Extras

Slammin’ & Jammin’ for Genesis

Game, Set, Match!
Heather and Jean-Paul Wong were chairmen of the sixth annual Slammin’ & Jammin’ for Genesis at Carriage Club. Guests enjoyed a cocktail party, dinner and auctions on Friday night, followed by Kansas City’s Premier Pro Tennis Tournament on Saturday. Proceeds support The Genesis School, a charter school in the urban core that serves high-risk youth and is well known for its inner-city tennis program.

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Symphony Ball

Ball Preparations
July 15th was the date when Symphony League members gathered at The Sulgrave to prepare beautiful invitations for the Symphony Ball, “Rhapsody in Blue.” Hosts Kathy and Mario Scaglia provided a wonderful lunch for the volunteers. The Symphony Ball will be held on September 12th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.

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KidsTLC Open

Tee It Up
The KidsTLC Open was held on July 13th at Shadow Glen Golf Club. The 13th annual event featured a whiskey tasting, hand rolled cigars and a unique Splash Shot Challenge. Devin Schuster and Kyle Tucker served as the co-chairmen.

George Brett, David Rismiller, Jr.

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Fuzzy, Feathered & Furry Friends
FuzzyFotosKC is a photo contest featuring fuzzy, feathered and furry friends. Contestants work in creative ways to inspire friends, family, colleagues, and the animal loving public to cast a vote for their team. Each dollar counts as one vote, and all of the proceeds will support the lifesaving work of the Kansas City CARE Clinic and Great Plains SPCA. Vote for your favorite fuzzy friend at www.fuzzyfotoskc.com through August 31st.

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Under a Blue Moon

Garden Party & Rare Plant Auction
Diane Phillips and Larry McMullen served as co-chairmen of the 12th annual Under a Blue Moon Garden Party and Rare Plant Auction, “Blue Moon Over Cuba,” on June 7th at Powell Gardens. Partygoers dressed in their best Cuban attire and enjoyed delicious fare from Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions and silent and live auctions.

Peter and Lynne Brown

Guests enjoyed a Cuban-themed dinner under the tent.

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