Event Extras

Benedictine College

44th Annual Scholarship Ball
Benedictine College’s 44th Annual Scholarship Ball was held on February 28th at the Overland Park Convention Center. Lené Westerman and Joan and Stephen Charbonneau were the co-chairmen of the event. Peggy and Steve McBride and Linda and Dr. Jim Bongers were honored with the Cross of the Order of St. Benedict.

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101 Awards

Fabulous Football
February 28th was the date for 45th annual Hunt Family Foundation and Kansas City Chiefs’ 101 Awards at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center. Joe Freeman served as chairman of the event that supports the Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation.

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Red Hot Night Gala

Children’s Mercy Hospital 
Colleen Dougherty Euteneuer and Joe Euteneuer were the honorary chairmen, and Kurt Manske and Braden Perry served as co-chairmen of the Hands & Hearts Auxiliary’s 11th annual Red Hot Night Gala, benefiting Children’s Mercy Hospital. The February 14th event featured cocktails, live music, a gourmet dinner, auctions, and dancing to an ’80s tribute band.

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Avila University

39th Annual Steer Dinner & Auction
Avila University’s 39th Annual Steer Dinner & Auction was held on February 7th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. More than 650 guests enjoyed a delicious dinner, silent and live auctions and dancing to the Saucy Jack Band. President Ron Slepitza declared the evening as the official kick off to Avila’s Centennial Celebration, as the University turns 100 years in 2016.

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Founder’s Day Celebration

Break A Leg
Kansas City Repertory Theatre and UMKC Theatre hosted a Founder’s Day Celebration on February 3rd in honor of their 50th anniversary. The event featured a special Campaign announcement by KC Rep which unveiled the renovation plans for the Spencer Theatre in the James C. Olson Performing Arts Center on the UMKC campus beginning in May.

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