Event Extras

Soirée 2015

Sensational Sounds
Soirée 2015, celebrating the 39th season of The Friends of Chamber Music, was held on May 9th at Indian Hills Country Club. Guests enjoyed an elegant dinner, a concert by members of the Ying Quartet and silent and live auctions which featured rare vintage wines selected by Master Sommelier Doug Frost.

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Business Season Celebration

Best In Ballet
The Kansas City Ballet’s Business Season Celebration was held on May 15th at the Hotel Phillips. Guests had a wonderful time at the special event.

Devon Carney, Kansas City Ballet; and Consuelo Cruz

Jason Boman,  Jason Webb, business member; and Mike Bray

Also featured in the June 27, 2015 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Rob Smith Photos

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Challenge Your Fashion

YMCA of Greater Kansas City
April 25th was the date for the YMCA of Greater Kansas City’s Challenger Program’s Challenge Your Fashion at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center. The festive event featured dinner, silent and live auctions and a celebrity-filled fashion show with styles from Dillard’s and Meierotto Jewelers. Proceeds support the expansion of the Fred and Shirley Pryor YMCA Challenger Sports Complex and Challenger programs across Our Town.

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March for Babies Kansas City

Sweet Babies
The March of Dimes’ March for Babies Kansas City was held on May 3rd at the Kansas City Power & Light District. Ten thousand walkers participated in this event.

Also featured in the June 27, 2015 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Jessica Strom Photography and Brandon Abe Photography
 
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Blue Ribbon Burgers & Brews

First Rate Fun
The Child Abuse Prevention Association’s (CAPA) Blue Ribbon Burgers & Brews was held on April 17th at Longview Mansion. Carol Sours served as the chairman. More than 200 guests enjoyed a silent auction, a raffle and unique tastings from local eateries and brews from top breweries, including Abita and KC Bier Company. Proceeds support CAPA’s child abuse prevention efforts.

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